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3 views on the ministry of the Seven in Acts 6

3 views on the ministry of the Seven in Acts 6

What was the ministry of the seven men in Acts 6? This article looks at possible ministries for the Seven including what John Collins has discovered by tracking Luke’s use of the word “diakonia” in the book of Acts.

Redemption and Family Responsibility: Boaz and Jesus

Redemption and Family Responsibility: Boaz and Jesus

This post takes a brief look at the Hebrew word ga’al which means “redeem” and “act like a close relative”.
Excerpt: Redemption was not just a lofty act done by the Creator to redeem and reconcile his creation to himself. It was also a loving act done by our close relative Jesus Christ, who became like us, identified with us, and became responsible for us so that he could rescue us. [550 words]

A shepherd who only feeds the male sheep in his flock?

A shepherd who only feeds the male sheep in his flock?

Matt Chandler states unequivocally, “I teach to men . . . I go after the men.” Matt focuses his ministry on men because, he says, this is how he understands the scriptures. So what happens to the lost sheep who are female? And how does Matt’s focus affect the thousands of women in his flock?

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