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Male and Female: Whose Church Is It, Anyway?

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The discussion so far: 1) In the Beginning
2) A Suitable Helper 3) Partners in Sin 4) Women in the Old Testament, part 1
5) Women in the Old Testament, part 2 6) Creation 2.0 7) Rockstar Women of the Early Church 8) Was Paul Sexist? 9) 99 Problems, the church in Corinth 10) Eve vs. Artemis .......
Full disclosure - I am Church of Christ born and bred. I went through the entire program. I was born to faithful, active parents. We were at church every time the doors were open. I went to private Church of Christ schools from 1st grade through college (Jackson Christian School, Columbia Academy, and Harding University). I have worked as a full time youth minster and worship leader in two different Churches of Christ over the past 8 1/2 years.

I can totally relate to Paul in Philippians 3 when he is listing off his resume. Oh you want to talk religious cred? How bout them apples? Paul says he was a “Hebrew of Hebrews.” Well, I guess that would make me… CoC of CoC. Paul’s point in saying all that was…

What If PAW PATROL Was Actually Good?

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Plot Synopsis:
In the very distant future along the coast of the former United States of America sits a city populated by the descendants of those who survived the great wars of the late 21st Century. The United States has dissolved. Local populations banded together to form city-states, which are mostly at peace with each other.
Leading up to, and during the great wars, corporations seized more and more power. Independent research firms, backed by government dollars, competed to become the first to create sentient human-animal hybrids. These hybrids usually retained the physique of the animal with the intelligence and communicative ability of humans. These sentient animals were given legally protected status and were trained in search-and-rescue and military operations.

Other corporations focused their research and development on multi-function vehicles (MFVs). These vehicles can transition from ground to water and air, playing a pivotal role in the great wars. Later, the remaining MFVs…