Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Terry Stonebarger's discussion An often asked question: Are we our brother's keeper? in The Writer's Pen - It's Not What You Write, It's How You Write It.
"It would be great if our Sisters and Brothers have any stories where helping others has resulted in reaping for the Lord, the net that has actually caught those for whom we were to fish.  As long as the glory goes to God."
11 hours ago
Dr. Derek P. Blake left a comment for Evangilist Chanthall Brown
"Greetings in Christ, and a warm welcome to Christians Like Me, Chanthall.  Sorry my welcome is a little late, I must have missed you, nevertheless I hope you will enjoy your membership.  CLM is a site that is being truely blessed by God as I believe…"
16 hours ago
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"I think most of it is cultural Mikie, everyone, in some way or shape we have all been brainwashed to think of women as lower in the social order than men.  This has affected both men and women and resulted in the backlash of feminism, if those femin…"
16 hours ago
Sandra West and Dr. Derek P. Blake are now friends
17 hours ago
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"Amen Brother Rolf!"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"Yes, churches can be like that, and certain women form these nucleus groups who do everything.  Some years ago now, I was the guest speaker at a Sunday evening service, I had prepared a preach but at the last moment I felt the Spirit telling me to p…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Annette McEndarfer's discussion The Value of Children
"My parents packed me off to Sunday school every Sunday afternoon, and I hated it, I would have much preferred to have stayer at home in the winter playing with my train set and in the Summer, out wandering the countryside.  Nevertheless, I was frogm…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"The ESV still has some errors, but no where close to the NIV, and I totally discount the paraphrased versions as just someone's opinion (the reason that I rarely use commentaries).  As you say we have the Spirit for that.  Nevertheless I keep my YLT…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"I no longer have all the research I did on this, I had to abandon so much when we moved out to Greece to live, but I spent two years examining many of the Bible versions and reading other people's research.  Fortunately I had a friend, a writer, who…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"Annette my friend, it is obvious that my take on this is some way away from yours, so I guess I will just bow to the fact that you believe what you believe and in that you are being faithful to those beliefs.  You have made some strong points, many…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"Jesus also went against the cultural norms by including women in His ministry, as you know they were prominent, it was one of the things that annoyed the authorities, of course that was not the only thing He did to upset the norms.  Of course no one…"
yesterday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"But still God placed her into that position, did He set a president at that point?  Deborah must have pleased God and been the best choice to take that position; objective wisdom and obedience is what it took to be a Judge, as always God's choice."
yesterday
A blessed night to you all, I am off to my bed. Good night all.
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"I certainly understand where you are coming from truly, Annette, and I do respect your belief in this, as you say marriage should be a reflection of the churches relationship with God.  I have no problem with that at all, and although Dawn and I ope…"
Sunday
Dr. Derek P. Blake left a comment on Prayer Requests
"We are praying for you Terry, that He will heal you over night, in Jesus name."
Sunday
Dr. Derek P. Blake replied to Mikie Henderson DD's discussion Women in the church
"I REALLY do NOT Annette, from what I know of the Bishopary today I would most likely burn them.  We have an Archbishop (Anglican) who has admitted in public to the media that he has doubts that God exists.  He also thinks that Gay Ministers should g…"
Sunday
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