Tag: Reconciliation

marriage, family, equality, gender equality,

Marriage, The Garden, Romans 5 | September 22

Marriage and the Biblical roles of men and women are critical to bringing the kingdom of heaven to earth.  Pastor Chris talks about one of the passages used to show that Eve was under Adam’s authority and how it is likely a misused passage and does not support that narrative.  Eve sinned first and was Read More

Marriage, Eden and the Fall Pt. 3

When Christ died, He did so to restore all that was broken, including marriage.  Pastor Chris discusses the issues concerning the roles of Adam and Eve in relation to authority and dominance in the Garden of Eden.  The highlighted issue is the fall of mankind, and the argument that Adam is ultimately more responsible than Read More

The Marriage and Garden Part 2

Pastor Chris shares on the concept of Adam and Eve in the garden and how that relates to the views of marriage according to classic Complementarians. The idea that Adam had authority over the woman in the Garden of Eden doesn’t seem to hold up with the text itself and Chris dives into a few Read More

Encountering God

When I was 28 years old I had a powerful encounter with God.  I was an alcoholic with other vices not worth mentioning, who was actively running from God.  When I had lost my job, was flat broke and in the middle of an argument with my then fiancé over my reckless behavior, I received Read More