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Learning to be non-androgynous men…

Most Christians—including, unfortunately, many complementarians—speak of men and women as though they are basically interchangeable in every way except with regard to specific formal offices in the church and home. We often act like humans have largely androgynous souls that … Continue reading

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Blogmatics—On Confessions of Faith

Blogmatics (i.e. what we at Ancient Paths believe) You can find my own articulation of our beliefs in this post. But, the title of this blog being Ancient Paths, I thought it appropriate to also point to some of the … Continue reading

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What is the Church’s Social Responsibility?

I believe the primary mission of the local church to the lost is to provide not material, but spiritual relief by proclaiming the good news of eternal life by grace through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In times … Continue reading

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The Role of the Church in the Discipleship of Children

Over the next few posts, I’d like to share a couple of statements and policies that we use at my church. Perhaps this may be of some help to others. Below is the introductory statement on our philosophy of children’s … Continue reading

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Men, Not Geldings

I’ve stumbled (over the course of about a year) onto a group of Christian men that I wish I would have known about years ago (some of them haven’t been around that long, but you get my point). The unfortunate—and … Continue reading

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Theology of the Household

As a follow up to the topics discussed in the series on family, church, and priorities (find the series here), and for a more fully developed understanding of the household economy as discussed here—as an organic economy rather than a … Continue reading

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