The Genesis Series part 3: ‘God intended for men and women to be a team, wonderfully balanced, opposite yet equal partners, who together fully reflect God’s relational and multifaceted identity.’ Rev. Elizabeth Graham concludes her three part blog with a discussion about why women matter.
‘We have been caught flat-footed. We are lame—in both the disabled and the boring sense of the word. We have to innovate. We have to break the old molds and shatter the old taboos. We have to try new things for Jesus and with Jesus. We have to take risks for the kingdom.’
‘The beauty of listening is that it encourages and empowers the person to whom we offer it the gift of truly being heard.’ Dr. Judi Schwanz, Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at NTS, explains the art of active listening (Originally published in Grace and Peace Magazine/Fall 2017).