Wendy Alsup

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Years ago, my sister took a class at Clemson University, a land grant college, called Animal Husbandry. Sustainable practices around breeding and calving, the term for cattle, and farrowing, the term for hogs, is an important focus of animal husbandry. My sister learned to distinguish various breeds of livestock and even sheared a sheep. She […]

Wendy Alsup
Monday, October 11th 2021

Once or twice every growing season, the field around my farmhouse becomes a scene of delight to my boys and terror to me. I never have warning, just the roar of a plane engine over my house that signals that the crop duster has arrived. Because my farmhouse sits in the middle of the field, […]

Wendy Alsup
Friday, August 13th 2021

When I used to lead women’s ministry at Mars Hill Church in Seattle, I helped organize our yearly Women’s Retreats. The men, however, never had Men’s Retreats. They had Men’s Advances. Retreats, as they saw it, were for sissies. Nevermind that the larger church adopted the concept of retreat from Jesus’s example in the Gospels. […]

Wendy Alsup
Wednesday, June 16th 2021

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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