How do you cultivate a healthy marriage based in partnership and equality? Patient conversations, expressing individual needs, intentionally engaging outside the home, and pursuing your core values are four areas of focus.
Does the egalitarian rejection of a hierarchical view of submission mean we don’t value biblical teaching? By no means! Egalitarians need to reclaim true, biblical submission that is rooted in love and service.
Only when we interpret Galatians 3:28 as one piece of the larger story of Scripture can we appreciate how Christ has ended the dualism that was creating division between our spiritual standing and vocational calling.
Hierarchical marriage roles often give husbands an inflated sense of power and importance, but also leave them overwhelmed and exhausted. Husbands end up carrying a burden God intends husbands and wives to share.
When talking about marriage, Christians often focus on the New Testament. Rarely mentioned is the Old Testament couple Manoah and his wife, parents to Samson, who offer us a glimpse at God's design for marriage.
There is a pressing need for the UK and US church to address how porn dehumanizes and exploits women and to recognize how resources meant to address porn use have centered the male gaze and perpetuated rape culture.