“Governing,” according to this document, is exclusively a man’s role. This begs the question, if you are a complementarian man, why do you believe women need you to govern them? How is this a service?
The word “Complementarian” is a loaded word that immediately raises defenses. By way of explanation for those who are unfamiliar with the term, complementarianism suggests women are the complement of men.
in Ephesians 5:24, Greek manuscripts of the New Testament frame male authority or the submission of wives to husbands not as command, but rather as a description.
The more I embrace being a pastor, the more I give the church the opportunity to experience both the masculine and feminine heart of God for them. Something I cannot, nor will not withhold.
Even though it is extreme, having women run the Church for ten years is an intriguing proposal. It calls into question what we believe about the nature of men and women, what it means to be “good,” and what kind of change might benefit the Church and the world as a whole.
“My hope is built on nothing less than Jesus’ blood and righteousness” the firm foundation of male authority? There is a movement today that calls men to be responsibly involved with their families and in the church. Unfortunately, this movement equates this responsible involvement with “leadership.” Apparently, men will either be leaders, or they will […]