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Complementarian theology depends on distinct roles for women and men in marriage. This article explores how, in practice, these roles mean women and men are not equal, leaving women vulnerable to spiritual abuse by men.   

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A seminary student explores questions about God-given hierarchy between women and men, including what the New Testament teaches about power, domination, and status to affirm God’s intent for women’s equality with men.

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This author tells the story of how her pastor sexually harassed her and how the church’s complementarian structure worked to protect him and discredit her and other victims.

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God gave me a rose, A delicate thing and beautiful, Trembling in the breath of God, Tearful in the showered rain.

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We have many reasons to work beside women sharpened by the Holy Spirit through years of faithful service. Yet sexism and ageism—demons that travel together—continue to rob the church of God’s richest resources.

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One man’s reflections on seeing men cry and our expectations for male emotions. This article also highlights how the church reinforces these unhealthy expectations and how gender equality could free men.

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Like Mary the Mother of Jesus, Christian men and women are called to bring Christ to the world.

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Galatians 3-4 teaches that we must read the Word of God with the barrier-removing Wind of God.

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Though demeaned and exploited as outliers, their suffering is known by the God who sees, who vindicates their demands for equality, and who endures their abuses on the road to Calvary.

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I urge you not to forget that the road to healing our church, marred by racial injustice, is not to alienate the voices and experiences of any member of the body of Christ.

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