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June 12th
2016
written by phil

The 50+ ordained women who attended the Assemblies of God Conference yesterday were wonderfully responsive and full of outstanding questions. Vicki Judd, who led the conference emailed me, “It was a joy and an honor to have you teach today. The feedback from our ladies has been phenomenal. Thank you so much for sharing your joy and passion with us today.”

March 22nd
2016
written by phil

We found and removed the invisible content inserted into pbpayne.com in order to boost another site’s Google ranking. We regenerated the whole site with the lastest version of Word Press to increase security. Google has reindexed pbpayne.com and found no security issues.

February 27th
2016
written by phil

UPDATE: We found and removed the invisible content inserted into pbpayne.com in order to boost another site’s Google ranking. Google has reindexed pbpayne.com and found no security issues. (more…)

January 17th
2016
written by phil

I am delighted to make available the Mandarin Chinese translation kindly made by Sharon Lu from Shanghai, China, and proof read by Eddie Chao and others of my article published in Priscilla Papers 29 no. 1 (2015) pages 3-10: “The Bible Teaches the Equal Standing of Man and Woman.” mw = standing Mandarin

July 23rd
2015
written by phil

I am delighted to make available a seven page summary of Man and Woman, One in Christ. “The Bible Teaches the Equal Standing of Man and Woman” was published in Priscilla Papers 29 number 1 (2015) 3-10. Many people have asked me for precisely such a summary. Click on the following link to see it and share it with your friends! (more…)

May 7th
2015
written by phil

I have returned from the remarkable 2015 Marcella Summit: A convening on the Blessed Alliance, May 1-3 at the Retreat at Balcones Springs, Austin, (more…)

November 1st
2014
written by phil

I am in the midst of a delightful series of lectures and discussions for the University Presbyterian Church Adult Education Class in Seattle, WA. (more…)

October 11th
2014
written by phil

I returned this week from a wonderfully-received series of 14 hours of public lectures and discussions in Minneapolis-St. Paul October 2-5. (more…)

May 1st
2014
written by phil

Man and Woman, One in Christ is included in the list of 99 important theological works from the time of Augustine to the present at http://theologydegreesonline.com/important-books/  It is #8 on the list. The list is introduced: “there are a few books that have achieved such insight and lucidity that anyone interested in Christian theology should take the time to read them.”

May 1st
2014
written by phil

On April 11 in in Renton, WA, I had the joy of presenting two plenary sessions with Q&A at the annual conference  of the International Fellowship of Ministries.  The responsive audience was uniformly enthusiastic. Henry Klopp wrote, “Your sessions were fantastic! We received nothing but rave reviews about your presentation and answering of questions.” Michael Proctor wrote, “Thank you so much for your amazing work that you shared with us at the IFM Conference last week regarding your book, Man and Woman, One in Christ.  You really opened up some doors for me.”

May 25th
2012
written by phil

My wife, Nancy, and I are flying to Uganda and Kenya in July, to speak to couples, Kyambogo University Chapel,  a pastors’ conference, Uganda Christian University, and the CBE Annual Conference in Limuru, Kenya.

Chris Date has posted Part II of his podcast interview with Phil Payne at www/theopologetics.com/2012/5/21/episode-86-adams-rib/ in which I answer the most important Biblical objections to the egalitarian view.

May 18th
2012
written by phil

Yesterday, May 18, 2012, Chris Date, a self-avowed complementarian,  interviewed me for approximately three hours for a podcast for his blog. You can hear the first half of the interview now at http://www.theopologetics.com/2012/05/17/episode-85-one-in-christ/ Part II will be avilable in a few days.

March 29th
2012
written by phil

I pray that Fuller offers this course many more times in the future.

Shari Monson, M.Div., Fuller Seminary Northwest

Thank you for a great class this quarter.

Laura Terasaki, M.Div. student, Fuller Seminary Northwest

Enjoyed and learned so much through your teaching and class discussions!! Thank you for a wonderful quarter!

Gina Yejin Kim, MA in Theololgy student, Fuller Seminary Northwest

I just wanted to thank you again for such a wonderful class. (more…)

March 19th
2012
written by phil

Philip B. Payne’s class on Women, the Bible and the Church was one of the best classes I have ever taken in seminary. It showed the importance of being able to read the Greek text and to know how to use the resources that are available to help us read the Greek text and the English text better. Prof. Payne is an extremely detail-oriented person. This is the exact quality that makes the best textual critics. He is an avid lover of Jesus, which makes him a great seminary professor. (more…)

March 13th
2012
written by phil

If you are in the area, I would love to see you at one of my upcoming talks in Washington, Texas, Uganda, and Kenya.

Redmond, WA, March 31, 2012, main speaker at the Christians for Biblical Equality Puget Sound Spring Meeting at Overlake Christian Church, 9900 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA  98052 from 2:00 – 4:30 PM.

Houston, TX, April 27-28, 2012, two plenary sessions, each with Q & A at the conference entitled “New Creation, New Tradition. Reclaiming the Biblical Tradition of Man and Woman, One in Christ” at the Heights Church of Christ, 1548 Heights Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008. http://www.cbehouston.org/Pages/aboutus.aspx (more…)

March 13th
2012
written by phil

I have been overwhelmed and greatly encouraged with positive student feedback from my course at Fuller Seminary Nothwest on “Women, the Bible, and the Church.” Following is just one message:

I want you to know what an absolute privilege it has been to sit under your tutelage this quarter. I am so amazed at how the Lord has woven your life together with all the experiences He has brought your way. I do believe you are doing what the Lord has called you to do and on that great day (if you are not hearing it now in your spirit) when you see Him face to face, I know you will hear “Well done, good and faithful servant”. Dr. Payne, you are a gift to the Church, the body of Christ. Thank you  for sharing all your wisdom and years of research with us. It was truly a privilege for me to sit under such quality and inspired teaching.  (more…)

April 14th
2011
written by phil

Kevin Giles, a Biblical Theologian well known for his carefully researched books on Paul and Gender and the Trinity, has kindly authorized me to post his insightful study, “The word ‘role’ in complementarian literature”:
In post 1970s ‘complementarian’ literature the term ‘role’ plays a fundamental part.  If honest communication is to take part between ‘complementarians’ and egalitarians the use of this word must be put on the table and carefully examined. (more…)

October 16th
2009
written by Phil

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