How Women Served in the Early Church

I think we could all agree that we have women in our lives who have played a prominent role in the formation of our character. They have left their footprint in our hearts and have made us better. They may be mothers, grandmothers, or wives. They could merely be Christians who served God to the best … Continue reading How Women Served in the Early Church

On Underappreciated Educators in Kentucky

I've read that in less than 36 hours after apologizing for his incendiary language about Kentucky educators, Governor Matt Bevin has once again used harsh rhetoric, this time referring to their tactics as "thug." Bless his heart. For disclosure's sake, I'm not registered with either party, but as an Independent—mostly because I think independently of … Continue reading On Underappreciated Educators in Kentucky

Hurtado and Ehrman Suggest Miracles Aided Early Christianity’s Success

In his book, Destroyer of the Gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World Larry Hurtado suggested that miracles in early Christianity contributed to the faith's success and subsequent growth. Nevertheless, Hurtado only mentions such while also highlighting how such wasn't uncommon in antiquity. I have written more about Hurtado's point derived from his book and an … Continue reading Hurtado and Ehrman Suggest Miracles Aided Early Christianity’s Success