As women progress toward equality in the church, with more and more denominations affirming women in full ministry, some subtle barriers hang on, easily unseen by those they don’t affect. Gaslighting is one of them.
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.
“Is God the reason women didn’t have rights for a long time?” Adolescent girls ask hard questions as they’re wrestling with their place in an unjust world. We need to create safe spaces for them to do so.
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.
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.