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Weirder than you think.


Nov
19
comment How did the Willow Creek church come to allow and encourage women in leadership?
There is also a book called "How I Changed My Mind about Women in Leadership" that would be worth looking at as it has contributions by senior WC leaders.
Nov
19
comment How did the Willow Creek church come to allow and encourage women in leadership?
Does this help? media.willowcreek.org/wp-content/files_mf/…
Oct
4
comment Is manhood defined in the Bible?
Good question - I've expanded my answer.
Nov
24
comment Is it a sin to allow oneself to become fat in the absence of medical conditions?
@SanJacinto: On the contrary, I don't view your comment as negative. Anything that clarifies the gospel (and makes me think) can only be a good thing. Thanks for picking me up on this!
Oct
11
comment For since the creation(ism)… men are without excuse
Why the "-ism" in the question?
Oct
1
comment How to compare Christian pastor credentials?
What is the purpose of making such a comparison?
Apr
13
comment How can one tell if God is in favor of a modern value or not?
@SamuelHulick: Specifically, which passsages of Scripture do you mean? It is difficult to answer specific issues without references.
Feb
11
comment Is saying “Oh My God” really using God's name in vain?
Not only is the phrase using God's name in vain, but it needlessly offends other people, is therefore not loving and is therefore offensive to God on those grounds, too. If you want to get over the habit, I suggest deliberately introducing an inoffensive alternative. "My word!" suffices because it is meaningless AFAIK, or "I'm surprised!" which has the benefit of saying what you actually mean.
Feb
10
comment Can we know anything about Jesus' appearance from the Bible?
+1 for Jewish and male.
Feb
8
comment Is there a way to prove the God of the Bible?
@MarcGravell: Your comments on scientific proof are spot on. Thanks for picking me up on that.
Feb
4
comment What is the central idea of the Bible?
[Paul's] letters contain some things that are hard to understand - 2 Peter 3:16.
Dec
14
comment What are the practical applications of “two will become one flesh”?
@Richard: I quite agree that the verse has nothing whatsoever to say about whether couples should / shouldn't have children, nor about the quality of union between childless / childed couples. Rather, it points to children, who are a physical expression of the depth of union between a man and woman and says that this should give us a clue about God's views on marriage (Jesus is quoting Genesis before the fall where A+E were commanded to multiply).
Sep
19
comment What is “faith?”
Tangible? As in you can physically touch it?
Sep
12
comment How to answer “Why do evil and suffering exist?”
@Jürgen: Sorry, no references, just logic. Belief in evolution seems to imply that physical death (and therefore at least some measure of suffering) existed before humans evolved, which implies that mankind's actions are not responsible for at least some of the bad things that happen. There is surely more to it than that, but comments are not the place to explore further (and to be honest I'd get out of my depth rather quickly).
Sep
3
comment Is rock music sinful / immoral?
All: Lets take this to Meta. meta.christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/379/…
Sep
2
comment Is rock music sinful / immoral?
@Shog9: Hopefully, I've clarified the question.
Sep
1
comment Is rock music sinful / immoral?
@felideon: On the contrary, those who hold this view are appear to be against rock as a genre. They consider "Christian Rock" to be as objectionable as any other type or rock. Nor do they don't seem to object to secular music in general.
Sep
1
comment Is rock music sinful / immoral?
@a_hardin: I wasn't really looking for a recommendation, but thanks for trying to enlighten me! Unfortunatealy, the site you link is only available in the US.