The apostle Peter realized a few years after Pentecost that he would be opposing God if he held onto one of his preferences. We need to learn from Peter because his lessons are exactly what the church needs today.
In 1970, Mrs. Billie B. McClure brought suit against the Salvation Army after realizing she was paid less than the men she served alongside. How the courts treated her case has had lasting effects in the US.
Patriarchal beliefs in American evangelicalism regarding women and men’s roles are pervasive—even in egalitarian churches. This helps explain the exodus that begins when a woman enters a church as pastor.