Category Archives: Christian Women Topics

The Truth About Reconciliation (by Cindy Burrell, Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved)

NOTE: Today’s post is by blogger and author, Cindy Burrell. She is an advocate for women and children affected by abusive relationships. She is the author of Why Is He So Mean To Me?, God is My Witness: Making a … Continue reading

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Fellow Blogger’s Commentary Related to Why, I Believe, People Have Long Been Concerned About TLC’s Patriarchal Duggar Family

I would like to draw your attention to a fellow blogger’s website on which she has posted an excellent, well-researched article pertaining to why many people have long been very concerned about TLC’s Duggar family who subscribe to, practice, and … Continue reading

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How Did Jesus Treat Women?

I am re-posting a recent blog article written by Shirley Taylor at “bWe Baptist Women for Equality’s Blog,” found here: https://bwebaptistwomenforequality.wordpress.com/ Shirley’ promotional material notes that she “writes with humor and common sense, challenging the church body to reclaim equality … Continue reading

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Is it The Silent Treatment or Emotional Survival? Part 3, a re-blog, “Love: A Redemptive Force or an Enabling One?” ©, Cindy Burrell

Click here for all posts in this series. Note: there are those called, I believe, to unwrap the riches of God’s Word on specific matters and by their faithfulness we get a glimpse again of the unfathomable love of God … Continue reading

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On Self Efficacy, Spiritual Efficacy, and Another Danger of “Male Headship”

Phyllis Nissila SEE UPDATE, 9/10/19 (for more resources) SPIRITUAL SELF-EFFICACY? Self efficacy, or, “the extent or strength of one’s belief in one’s own ability to complete tasks and reach goals,” [1] is a key element of success in “the natural,” … Continue reading

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The Face–and Soul–of Abuse, Part 2

Phyllis Nissila I am posting on this topic again today because, in light of the revelations by several women who, they allege, were taken advantage of sexually, at best, raped, at worst, by a very famous celebrity back in the … Continue reading

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On the Church and Domestic Abuse: “Who Will Help Me Now?” (Lisa’s Story)

Phyllis Nissila A responder to my previous post has prompted today’s story and comment. “What is so very disheartening,” she wrote, “is: it is ‘the church’ (her church), the leadership and long-time members that don’t care about abusive relationships as … Continue reading

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On Light and “Light” (“Is the Husband in a ‘BMBW’ Marriage Tantamount to Christ?” Part 2)

Phyllis Nissila A commenter on my previous post brought up what I think is one of the most frustrating and telling “bad fruits” of the natural tendency to “keep up appearances” when a rigid list of behaviors is imposed on … Continue reading

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Is the Husband in a “Biblical Manhood/Biblical Womanhood” Marriage Tantamount to Christ?

Phyllis Nissila FROM THE ENGLISH TEACHER… I concluded my last post with direct quotes from the document “Fifty Crucial Questions” (and answers) posted on The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood website [1]. Permit me to do a bit of … Continue reading

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Who Protects Whom in Christ? (Thoughts on a BMBW Teaching)

Phyllis Nissila WHO As I read a recent commentary regarding one of the teachings of the contemporary, “Biblical Manhood/Biblical Womanhood” (BMBW) movement focused on who “protects” whom (in this doctrine, men hold the primary position of protectors of wives and … Continue reading

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