This fall we are revamping the small group ministry at Grace Bible Church.  For the past year some small groups met in our church but were not organized by the elders or the staff.  We focused our energies on Sunday morning core seminars, worship, and neighborhood prayer meetings instead. The prayer meetings turned out, for …

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Saved Through Childbearing?!?!

Last Sunday I preached on 1 Timothy 2:8-15 where Paul, among other things, addresses the role of women in the church.  Even though the sermon was longer than usual, I still could not find the time to unpack verses 13-15 on Sunday.  The point of the verses, I said, was that gender roles were grounded …

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