It is a cultural moment. A movement. Almost every day seems to bring new revelations and accusations in the media. Calling the #MeToo Movement "welcome," New Testament scholar Ann Jervis writes that it provides yet another example of "Sin's insidious work." What is that work? To spoil every one of God's good gifts.
"God’s beautiful gift of sex, meant for joy, for creativity, for mutual affirmation becomes instead a force of destruction," she observes.
Date Published: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Date Published: Thursday, January 4, 2018
The holiday season can be a time of great joy with festive parties, gift giving, feasting, and gatherings of family and friends. Ironically for the same reasons, it can also be a time of stress, anxiety, and loneliness. For those who struggle with mental illness--and for those who love them--the holidays can be a season to dread and to endure.
For the Christian, hope and help can be both sought and found in the pages of Scripture, says Wycliffe Professor of Historical Theology, Ephraim Radner for, "Scripture knows about mental illness and its anguish."
Date Published: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Wanda Malcolm is Professor of Pastoral Psychology at Wycliffe College. She joined Wycliffe College’s faculty in 2007 where she teaches in the Pastoral Theology department. She is also a registered psychologist with a part-time private. Prior to coming to Wycliffe, Wanda was a member of faculty at Tyndale University College for five years. Her PhD dissertation research is the foundation of workshops and teaching she does in the area of forgiveness and reconciliation in the wake of interpersonal hurtfulness within close relationships.
Sharon Garlough Brown (MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary) is a pastor, spiritual director, retreat leader and author. Her book Sensible Shoes was named one of television personality Kathie Lee Gifford's "favorite things" in March 2013. She and her husband Jack have served congregations in Scotland, Oklahoma, England and in their current hometown, Caledonia, Michigan.
Sharon Garlough Brown
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