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Marg Mowczko (New Life) Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

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Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 2h ago

All About Elizabeth (Luke 1)

According to Luke's Gospel, Elizabeth was a faithful woman of God who was given a remarkable son, John the Baptist. She was also given a prophetic voice. The post All About Elizabeth (Luke 1...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 2W ago

Lydia of Thyatira: The foundation member of the Philippian Church

Lydia of Thyatira, mentioned in Acts 16, was not on the sidelines of church life or the Christian mission. Her ministry was vital, appreciated, and acknowledged. The post Lydia of Thyatira: ...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 1M ago

Three Scholars with Two Views on Eve’s Role as Helper

I love what Kenneth Bailey has said about Eve's role as helper. It has nothing in common with what Augustine and David Clines have said about Eve. The post Three Scholars with Two Views on ...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 2M ago

A Gentle and Quiet Spirit is not just a Feminine Virtue

In this post I argue against the idea that gentleness, or meekness, is an especially feminine virtue (cf. 1 Peter 3:4), a faulty idea I’ve heard too many times. The post A Gentle and Quiet S...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 2M ago

Pontius Pilate’s wife, who knew Jesus was innocent

Matthew 27:19 mentions Pontius Pilate's wife and her dream about Jesus. What do we know of this woman? Was she a Jewish convert? A Christ-follower? The post Pontius Pilate’s wife, who knew ...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 3M ago

An interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:12 that joins the dots of 2:11-15

Here is a coherent interpretation of 1 Timothy 2:12 which takes into account surrounding verses as well as documented heresies in the 1st-2nd century church. The post An interpretation of 1 ...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 4M ago

4 facts that show “head” does not mean “leader” in 1 Corinthians 11:3

The Greek word for "head" rarely, if ever, meant “leader” in works originally written in Greek before or during the first century AD. Here are four facts which support this claim. The post 4...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 4M ago

Aemilia Lanyer: A 17th-century Christian feminist and published author

Aemilia Lanyer was an English author and a professing Christian. She promoted equality and freedom for women in her poetry which was published in 1611. The post Aemilia Lanyer: A 17th-centu...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 4M ago

A more beautiful picture than male headship and female submission

Is there a better paradigm than male headship and female submission that more fully conveys NT principles for husbands and wives who are in Christ? The post A more beautiful picture than mal...
Marg Mowczko (New Life) · 5M ago

The Elder and the Lady: A look at the language of Second John

In this article I take a look at the text of 2 John, especially at the words the letter writer uses to identify the people he mentions, including the "chosen lady." The post The Elder and th...