By Jenny Manley In writing to the Ephesian church to provide them spiritual encouragement, Paul begins with a powerful punch—laying out the blessings that belong to followers of Christ.  Even though Ephesus was a bustling and ...

By Katie Van Dyke We live in a “me”centered culture. When making decisions in life, we almost always base our decisions on how we are personally going to be affected by them. Whether it’s big issues like deciding on a career and ...

By Monica Patterson   Ephesians 1: 1-3 “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus ...

 By Trillia Newbell (Editor’s Note: Join us each Tuesday for our series on Women and the Church. First in the series was “Unity Among Diversity”, by Jenny Manley) I am a woman with gifts. God has given me gifts to ...

  By Grant Castleberry Recently, CBMW President, Dr. Owen Strachan, appeared on Moody Radio’s program Up for Debate, hosted by Julie Roys. The topic of the show was “Should Women Serve as Pastors?” Joining Dr. ...

By Trillia Newbell We are once again starting up our devotional series and there isn’t a better book to go through during our “Women in the Church” series than the book of Ephesians.  Paul, writing to the church in Ephesus, ...

By Jenny Manley King David sang of its sweetness.  Paul pleaded for it from a Roman prison cell. Unity among Christians is a theme the Bible does not take lightly.  Jesus himself prayed for it in the Garden of Gethsemane as he neared ...

By Lore Ferguson Somewhere in my mid-twenties my virginity became a source of embarrassment for me, and I wasn’t surprised. I was one of few in my community (married or single) who had maintained that single shred of chastity. My ...

By Courtney Reissig The topic of women in the church is often debated in our evangelical circles. Whenever people bring up the subject the inevitable questions quickly arise: What can women do? What can’t women do? Should women teach ...

By Lindsey Carlson I have never felt like an older thirty-two-year-old than I have this week. Yes, ladies above 32, you may commence eye-rolling. Having the chance to fellowship with a bride too young to have celebrated her first ...

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