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    Fresh perspectives on Biblical Women–The Woman at the Well

     Who do you immediately picture when you think of the   woman at   the well in John 4?  Do you see a sleazy   woman with overdone   makeup, bangles and spangles,   one of those morally loose   floozies with a weakness for   the wrong kind of men? When you   meet her in heaven,   how will you feel if she's actually a woman of   integrity,   courage, insight, and served Jesus as an evangelist? Of   course, she was a sinner just like all of us. But we must   be careful not to disparage anyone's character before we   know the facts. What does John 4, as well as first century social customs, reveal about her character? …

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    #MeToo #ChurchToo–Injustice for all

    #MeToo has now spread to 196 countries, making it a global phenomenon. Over 200 powerful American men stand accused of sexual misconduct or turning a blind eye, and most, in shame, have exited careers built over decades. The accused include celebrities, politicians, CEO's, college presidents and professors, coaches, doctors, broadcasters, and sadly, yes, even ministers–admired men like Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Larry Nassar, Morgan Freeman, Bill O'Reilly, Bill Hybels, Andy Savage, Paige Patterson, and on and on and on. More allegations erupt every day, with accusations sometimes numbering in the dozens. How do you think God wants Christians to respond to #MeToo #ChurchToo? What does he want us to learn?…