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Male and Female: Eve vs. Artemis

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 .......
I think after nine parts to this series a little recap is in order. I’ll try to make it quick. If you’re one of those “SKIP RECAP” people on Netflix, feel free to scroll down a bit. But if you haven't read parts 1, 2, and 3 yet - do that now before continuing. Those posts will be referenced quite a bit.
In the beginning God created male and female in his image as equals. They were partners in bearing his image to the rest of creation. The relationship between man and woman was to reflect the divine, loving community within God’s own being. In Genesis 2, it was not good for the man to be alone, so woman was created as the man’s “helper,” a word which was nearly exclusively used for God himself. In other words, man w…

Alexa, Share My Thanksgiving Playlist

You know, I hear all the time that people listen to Christmas music in November because there isn't "Thanksgiving Music."  I call B.S. (bologna sandwich)! Here is my playlist that gets me in the Thanksgiving mood. These are songs that remind me of God and his blessings - my wife and kids, home, family, friends, love, belonging, joy, freedom.

It's got a little bit of everything, from show tunes to indie/folk to rap to pop punk. There's Mumford & Sons, U2, Queen, Lecrae, Michael Bublé, and more. If you've got a long road trip before digging into the pile of mashed potatoes or if you need something to listen to in the kitchen while you're cooking, go ahead and give these songs a listen.