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Do Egalitarians Believe Women and Men Are Interchangeable?

By: Retha Faurie | May 30, 2024

Don’t you sometimes wish you could help people understand you better? Or at least that, when disagreeing with you, they would engage your actual arguments and not straw-man versions of them? Today, I want to draw little pictures to help correct a common misconception about egalitarianism: the idea that we think men and women [...]

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Are Things Changing for Women in the Majority World Church?

By: Kimberly Dickson | May 16, 2024

In Philip Jenkins’ study of global Christianity, he states, “Over the last century . . . the center of gravity in the Christian world has shifted inexorably . . . southward, to Africa and Latin America, and eastward toward Asia.” So my heart and mind ask, “Are things changing for women in the majority world?”

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Humility: The Path for Male-Female Relationships

By: John McKinley | April 29, 2024

John McKinley proposes that Christlike humility such as was practiced by the NT church is the means by which abusive male-female power relations can be deconstructed.

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Victim Blaming and the David and Bathsheba Narrative

By: J. Dwayne Howell | April 29, 2024

Dwayne Howell illustrates through the story of Bathsheba and David how social power structures result in exploitation, and questions the reading of Bathsheba—influenced by hierarchy—that seeks to blame the victim and absolve the perpetrator.

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Women and Men: A Biblical and Theological Perspective

By: Ian Payne | April 29, 2024

Ian Payne teases out the threads that constitute the equality of women and men, through the imago Dei, both at creation and in the reality of the new creation that Christ brings us into.

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Hierarchy and the Biblical Worldview

By: Alan Myatt | April 29, 2024

Alan Myatt proposes that hierarchical thinking in Christian theology, especially as it endorses the superiority of the male over the female, reflects the Greek philosophical concept of The Great Chain of Being.

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Complementarian Theology Pits Husbands and Wives Against Each Other

By: Mary Bell | December 28, 2023

What happens when complementarianism teaches a man to be the final authority and have his children under his control? Husbands and wives are pit against each other as they attempt to do what's best for their kids and their marriage. 

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Four Attitudes of Jesus that Empower Women

By: Jill Richardson | May 11, 2023

What can we learn from how Jesus empowered women? With Christ as our example, women and men can learn to fully embody the new creation and truly bring God's kingdom into this world — a kingdom where women are actually seen, respected, and set free to live out their calling.

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Let's Stop Doing as the Romans Do

By: Adam Benner | May 4, 2023

Despite the complementarian claim that female submission is authentically “Christian,” it’s actually more in keeping with Roman practice. In Ephesians 5:25–28, however, Paul teaches his readers to behave in a way that’s very different from that of Roman males—a truly Christian way of honouring women. The question is, will we learn what he [...]

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What Happened When My Wife Helped with My Sermon

By: Bill Rudd | March 30, 2023

What happens when a male pastor introduces feedback from his wife into his sermons? Bill Rudd reveals that the whole church benefits when women and men bring their unique gifts, experiences, and insights together.

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