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I can't believe it's been so long since either of us wrote something on this blog. Our excuse is that we have been busy writing and reading the hundreds of excellent posts on the CBE blog "The Scroll". If you haven't gone there yet, check it out!

I have decided to write on here at least once a week just in case someone drops by and wants to correspond after reading something a bit more up to date. We find ourselves discussing equality all the time and thinking of new reasons why it is so logical, appealing and biblical.

One thought which occured to me this week was the one of being a servant to each other in marriage and within the church family life. A servant does what the other person requires or would like, not what the servant feels is best for the one being served. So, how is that many use the term 'servant leader' and talk about 'having the last word' in times of disagreement etc.
If we are really serving one another we will do as Jesus said and "Do to others what we would like done to us"


Singing Owl said…
'Bout time you two showed up. ;-)
How great to see you today 'singing owl' Yes we keep saying we should post at least weekly and now we know that at least one person may look in from time to time it will spur us on. We did get an email from another person connected with the 'Scroll' so we've had two encouragements now.

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