Called By God, Compelled to Serve, Part 3: 1 Corinthians 14. 27-35

1 Corinthians 12-14 addresses various aspects of church life, including the importance and value of every person in the church, spiritual gifts, acting and responding to others with love, and disturbances during the actual church services that cause confusion and discord within the church body. 1 Corinthians 14.27-35 infers that 1) multiple people were speaking […]

Called By God, Compelled to Serve, Part 2: 1 Timothy 2.8-15

“Called by God, Compelled to Serve” Part Two  Prayer, Learning, and Action—1 Timothy 2.8-15 1 Timothy 2.8-15 presents a compelling call for prayer, learning, and action. In this blog post, we’ll take a look these three aspects in order to help us understand what was going on in the Ephesian church at the time this […]

Called by God, Compelled to Serve, Part One: Genesis 3.16

Introduction to “Called by God, Compelled to Serve” The purpose of this blog series “Called by God, Compelled to Serve” is to answer the questions: Can women be called by God to serve in leadership positions in the church at large? If not, why not? If so, how should they respond? In these blog postings, […]