Rachel Held Evans Quotes

Rachel Held Evans Quotes: Church is a moment in time when the kingdom of God draws near, when a meal, a story, a song, an apology, and even a failure id made holy by the presence of Jesus among us and within us.
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Rachel Held Evans Quote: Perhaps we could push beyond these legalistic gender roles if we spent less time worrying about
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Quotes about Rachel Held Evans: And so, at least symbolically, the blood of Eve courses through each one of her daughters' veins. We are each associated with life; each subject to the impossible expectations and cruel projections of men; each fallen, blamed, and misunderstood; and each stubbornly vital to the process of bringing something new--perhaps something better--into this world...We are each an Eve.
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Quote about Rachel Held Evans: When [Jesus] wanted fully to explain what his forthcoming death was all about He didn't give a theory. He didn't even give them a set of Scriptural texts. He gave them a meal.
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Rachel Held Evans Sayings: What makes our marriage holy, what makes it
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Rachel Held Evans Saying: When we turn the Bible into an adjective and stick it in front of another loaded word, we tend to ignore or downplay the parts of the Bible that don't quite fit our preferences and presuppositions. In an attempt to simplify, we force the Bible's cacophony of voices into a single tone and turn a complicated, beautiful, and diverse holy text into a list of bullet points we can put in a manifesto or creed. More often than not, we end up more committed to what we want the Bible to say than what it actually says.
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Sayings about Rachel Held Evans: What I love about the ministry of Jesus is that he identified the poor as blessed and the rich as needy...and then he went and ministered to them both. This, I think, is the difference between charity and justice. Justice means moving beyond the dichotomy between those who need and those who supply and confronting the frightening and beautiful reality that we desperately need one another.
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Saying about Rachel Held Evans: Ours is indeed a culture that tends to assign value to a woman based on her sex appeal rather than her character, and that's something we must work to change.
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Rachel Held Evans Quotes: Whenever we show others the goodness of God, whenever we follow our Teacher by imitating His posture of humble and ready service, our actions are sacred and ministerial. To be called into the priesthood, as all of us are, is to be called to a life of presence, of kindness.
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Rachel Held Evans Quote: We are not spared death, but the power of death has been defeated. The grip of sin has been loosed. We are invited to share the victory, to follow the path of God back to life.
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Quotes about Rachel Held Evans: I have come to regard with some suspicion those who claim that the Bible never troubles them. I can only assume this means they haven't actually read it.
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