Category: Women of faith

Why is Rachel Weeping?

A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more (Jeremiah 31:15)* As the beloved wife of Israel’s patriarch Jacob, Rachel holds a special place in the hearts of the Jewish people. Christians honor her as one of the great

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Ego Tripping, Epiphany and Wakanda Forever!

You may have heard Oprah Winfrey call it her “Ah Ha Moment” and many others describe it as a sudden revelation of reality that usually changes you in an instant. Unlike the word in its traditional sense, my “epiphany” came on a Saturday, not a Sunday. And, I was surrounded by mourners not magi. Through

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The Bathing Beauty: Bathsheba

Behold, you desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart. – Psalms 51:6 Among the genealogies of Jesus is a reference to one of five women who had a remarkable impact on the Messiah’s coming. One such woman is never recognized by her own name, referred to always as

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Mary: The Ultimate Wonder Woman

“Do YOU actually believe Mary was born without sin?” My non-catholic friends usually ask me this question at some point during our friendship. They do so with a pained expression or a haughty one. Those who’ve taken the time to know me and have born witness to my devotion to our Lord Jesus, usually express

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Movie Evangelism? How God is using Cars, Transformers, and Wonder Woman to bring people to Encounter

If you haven’t seen a movie lately, you may be in danger of missing out on a truly important part of your faith walk.  At least that is what some evangelists like Christopher West and Pope Benedict XVI have been asserting. Anyone who is familiar with Christopher West’s courses, lectures, books and blog posts knows

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