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Q&A 1504 – Women prophesying (1 Cor 11)

Posted: September 8, 2017

What do you think is the most accurate translation of “propheteousa” in 1 Corinthians 11:5? A conservative translation would be merely “speak,” but I don’t think that translation accurately captures… Read More

Q&A 1391 – Consummating a marriage?

Posted: January 14, 2016

If possible, a couple should consummate the marriage sexually, fulfilling the physical aspect of the “one flesh” principle. But if they don’t, is such a couple still considered married in… Read More

6. Mary: An Example for All Time

Posted: January 5, 2015

Here is the sixth and final lesson (19 minutes) in our special Mary series. We hope you have enjoyed Vicki’s lessons on Mary — which is her favourite biblical character.

Grief Recovery (Part 3), by Melanie Cicerchia

Posted: December 14, 2014

To listen to the final podcast in Melanie’s 3-part series on Grief Recovery (14 minutes), click the link below. Click here to download. We hope you have found Melanie’s series helpful.

Grief Recovery (Part 2), by Melanie Cicerchia

Posted: December 12, 2014

To listen to the second podcast in Melanie’s 3-part series on Grief Recovery (12 minutes), click the link. Click here to download.        

Grief Recovery (Part 1) by Melanie Cicerchia

Posted: December 10, 2014

Melanie Cicerchia came to faith in Christ through campus ministry at the University of Florida in 1973. She married Paul Martel, and together they served in the full-time church work… Read More

Grace and Ungrace Series, 3 – Douglas & Vicki Jacoby

Posted: October 21, 2014

The first lesson in this series (all recorded at the 2013 Florida Discipleship Conference) is from Lamentations. Douglas speaks alone. In classes 2 and 3, he teaches with his wife, Vicki…. Read More

Grace and Ungrace Series, 2 – Douglas & Vicki Jacoby

Posted: October 21, 2014

The previous lesson in this series (all recorded at the 2013 Florida Discipleship Conference) is on Judgment & Grace, and comes from Lamentations. Click here for lesson 1. Douglas speaks… Read More

5. Mary, A Woman of Contemplation

Posted: March 30, 2014

Here you can listen to the fifth lesson in the series (15 minutes). Mary ponders what God is doing, treasuring what he has revealed to her. Her expectations, heart, and… Read More

4. Mary & the Other Women

Posted: January 30, 2014

Here you can listen to the fourth lesson in the series (38 minutes). Mary interacts with many other women in the circle of Jesus — yielding rich insights for us… Read More

3. Mary & Elizabeth

Posted: January 15, 2014

This is the third lesson (27 minutes) in the series. The lesson is based on Luke 1. Listen to Vicki Jacoby as the series continues… Click here to download.  

2. Mary: Chosen to be Jesus’ Mother

Posted: September 30, 2013

2. Mary: Chosen to be Jesus’ Mother The next in the series of Vicki’s lessons on Mary (30 minutes). In this podcast, we recommend Gary L. Thomas, Sacred Marriage. Click… Read More

1. Mary: An introduction, by Vicki Jacoby

Posted: September 11, 2013

1. Mary: An introduction, by Vicki Jacoby “How Will This Be?” Mary asks the question of the angel,  “How will this be?”, when faced with a seemingly impossible and improbable… Read More

OT24-Ruth

Posted: August 23, 2013

OT24-Ruth To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link as” or “save target as” and you can download the podcast and listen to it later. Download… Read More

Q&A 1237 – Is God feminine?

Posted: July 31, 2013

A seminarian friend recently referred to God as “she.” I asked why. To paraphrase her answer, “In the original language of the scriptures Holy Spirit is always feminine, or the verb describing what… Read More

Q&A 1245 – How can Mary and Elizabeth be related?

Posted: July 31, 2013

Luke 1:36 says that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a relative of Elizabeth. And yet how is this possible, if one comes from the tribe of Judah, and the other from… Read More

The feminist movement & Christian leadership

Posted: July 31, 2013

Here are a number of interesting links to pursue regarding feminism and its influence on Christianity. Thanks to Malcolm Cox of London, who recommended these articles in connection with the… Read More

The Role of Women, by N.T. Wright

Posted: July 31, 2013

The following is a fascinating paper by New Testament scholar N.T. Wright. Download .pdf  

Correction: Women Don’t Talk More Than Men (?!)

Posted: July 31, 2013

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Mary & Martha

Posted: February 17, 2012

For N.T. Character Study 19, Mary & Martha (25 minutes), click on the play button below: To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link as” or… Read More

The Samaritan Woman

Posted: January 19, 2012

For N.T. Character Study 16, The Samaritan Woman (32 minutes), click on the play button below: To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link as” or… Read More

Joanna

Posted: August 29, 2011

For N.T. Character Study 4, Joanna (12 minutes), click on the play button below: To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link as” or “save target… Read More

Mary

Posted: August 26, 2011

For N.T. Character Study 3, Mary (35 minutes), click on the play button below: To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link as” or “save target… Read More

Why God Sent a Son (not a Daughter)

Posted: August 3, 2011

Here you will find a podcast plus notes on Why God Sent a Son–not a Daughter (20 minutes). To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link… Read More

Behind the Veil: A Study of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, by Andrew Fleming

Posted: November 16, 2006

Behind the Veil: A Study of 1 Corinthians 11:2-16, by Andrew Fleming Download the pdf below to ready the entire article. Available Downloads: article (.pdf – 3572k)

Q&A 0777 – Man the head of woman? Junias a female apostle?

Posted: March 14, 2006

I had a conversation with a woman who has been studying theology and the woman’s role. She said two things that made me wonder. First, she pointed out 1 Corinthians… Read More

Women’s Role Reconsidered: Sisters on Staff

Posted: August 10, 2005

This paper “disappeared” from the website for over a year. Although the original was written over 15 years ago, it will still be of interest to members of the churches… Read More

What Does the Bible Really Say About Women?

Posted: September 26, 2003

This article discusses indepth what the Bible says about women. It was written by Douglas Jacoby (with Patricia Gempel) in 1990. To read it, click on the pdf attachment below. Available… Read More

Lives of Women in the First Century AD, by Emily Greig

Posted: August 13, 2003

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