Housewife Theologian

The Gospel Interrupting the Ordinary

Why the Bride of Christ Loves Theology

This week my husband and I will be celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary. So, like everyone does around their anniversary, I have been thinking back to the people we were when we said, “I do.” I was a mere 21 years of age, fresh out of college. It’s funny because I thought I was so […]

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How Well Do You Really Know the Person You Love?

Feelings are subjective. They can be misleading as they wax and wane. So when we use the word love, it has to be based on content and a commitment. How well do you really know the person you love? Is it a true knowledge about them, or rather a projection of your own pleasures? One […]

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Reading Reflection:

Modern Reformation Magazine, Vol. 21/NO.3/May-June 2012 I received my copy of Modern Reformation in the mail today and am so pleased with their theme for the May/June issue: No Girls Allowed. It addresses the lack of women learning theology in our day. This is such a passionate issue for me. As I grew in my […]

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Why the Kindle is a Really Bad Kisser

Kindle and I had our first date this morning. What a letdown! It was the kind of date where you feel compelled to kiss and tell. First of all, I love real books, so I knew that Kindle was going to be inferior. I knew I would miss holding my book with a cradled bend […]

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Reading Reflection:

Thoughts and Their Fruit, Spurgeon’s Sermons, Vol. 9 (Baker, reprint 1999) This sermon is on Jeremiah 6:19, “The fruit of their thoughts.” Spurgeon has a way of taking the smallest piece of Scripture and driving the nail in good. Here he shows how the smallest sinful thoughts are the eggs of sin. In this passage, […]

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Reading Reflection:

Modern Reformation magazine/ July/August 2011 So I received my last free copy of Modern Reformation since they published my essay last fall.  Sigh.  It was like getting a major reward in the mailbox every other month.  Ralphie’s dad thought his leg lamp was special… Anyway, I was joyfully surprised to find in my major award […]

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Theological Fitness Part Two: The Mind

In my last article, I considered the fitness of Christ in His ability to bear the cross with patient endurance, along with how we are exhorted in Hebrews 12:1 to run the race set before us with endurance.  The Christian life requires fitness.  At the end of the race, I want to be proved qualified.  […]

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