Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 8

Pursuing Partnership: Men & Women in Ministry The Blessed Alliance – Week 8 Dividing Wall Demolition – Ruth, Naomi, Boaz By Carolyn Custis James The myriad of painful and divisive realities in current times makes the notion of a Blessed Alliance among God’s image bearers seem preposterous. And yet, it does happen. Even under the […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 7

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 7 The Genesis of Patriarchy By Carolyn Custis James An obstetrical nurse who served in India recalled that, “When a son was born, a deafening jubilant celebration exploded from family and friends.” However, when the newborn was a girl, in place of noisy celebrating, there was only a […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 6

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 6 God’s Kingdom Strategy Dismantled and Displaced By Carolyn Custis James When I finished reading my husband Frank’s Church History 2 textbook manuscript, I went face down on my desk and sobbed. He was true to his promise—that as an historian he would always strive to tell the […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 5

Pursuing Partnership: Men & Women in Ministry The Blessed Alliance – Week 5  The Ezer Kenegdo (continued) By Carolyn Custis James Always when we read the Old Testament in our English Bibles, we are dealing with translations. Unfortunately, not every Hebrew word has an exact English equivalent, so translators do the best they can. Often […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 3

Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 3  God’s Kingdom Strategy Unveiled By Carolyn Custis James One of the perks of living in Central Florida (as my family did for seventeen years) is the ability to witness space shuttle launches at the Kennedy Space Center without leaving home. When we first moved to Orlando, we […]

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Pursuing Partnership: The Blessed Alliance – Week 2

Pursuing Partnership: Men & Women in Ministry The Blessed Alliance – Week 2 The Blessed Alliance: Recovering the Master Plan By Carolyn Custis James On April 15, 2019, disaster struck in Paris when the world-renowned Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire. The cathedral spire collapsed; fire damage to the structure and interior were extensive. In the […]

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Pursuing Partnership, Part 27: Profile Marti Williams

Pursuing Partnership Series: Men & Women in Ministry Part 27: Leadership Profile on Marti Williams By Rebecca Hopkins, Paraclete Mission Group    http://www.rebeccahopkins.org Her job was to bring more women and people of color into her organization. Then 2020 happened. Here’s what she’s learned. If you want to stump Marti Williams, just ask her where […]

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Pursuing Partnership, Part 26: Profile Karin Primuth

Pursuing Partnership Series: Men & Women in Ministry Part 26: Leadership Profile on Karin Primuth By Rebecca Hopkins, Paraclete Mission Group   http://www.rebeccahopkins.org Some say collaboration is 2020’s greatest gift to missions. Meet a woman whose leadership is devoted to it. When Kärin Primuth was a kid, she wanted to be a missionary, not a leader. “I […]

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