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Duty of Submission versus Response to Love

There are three main areas of submission to human authority laid out for the church, and in each case submission is described as a duty: women are to submit to their husbands, children are to submit to their parents, church members are to submit to pastors and leaders. Submission is not voluntary in these cases: God expects us to be submissive and will not accept our excuses for rebelliousness.

However, the counsel of God to husbands, fathers, and pastors is that they can compel… Continue

Added by Joseph Gill on October 1, 2009 at 11:01am — No Comments

Lessons from the Clubhouse

In the clubhouse of a sports team, sometimes

there's a need for confrontation and challenge.

The coach or the team captain will, behind

closed doors, chew out teammates that aren't

showing the effort or comradery that they

should. They'll call out the selfish players

and chasten the lazy ones.

But only in a dysfunctional clubhouse will

any of those criticisms make it into the sports

columns or call-in shows. To the outside world,

the team… Continue

Added by Joseph Gill on September 25, 2009 at 4:24pm — No Comments

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