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Authoritarian Husbands – the failure to follow Scripture and revere Christ

Tucked into a lengthy passage on how all who belong to Jesus are to submit to one another because of Jesus himself (Ephesians 5:18-6:9) is an interesting point about wives and husbands: For the husband is the head of the … Continue reading

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Mutual Submission and Mutual Humility – the way of women and men

[Christina Allen writes of her journey to understanding the mutual love, submission and humility called for by all who belong to God’s family, women and men alike.] One obstacle that many observant Christians seem to encounter in accepting feminist or … Continue reading

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Men Forcing Women to Do What they Say – the modern evil of the Billy Graham Rule

The Limitations of the Origin of the Billy Graham Rule When Billy Graham was on the evangelism circuit he was one of the most popular preachers in the United States, and known throughout the world for his multi-day events with … Continue reading

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Patriarchy Pastors Repent, Promote Women Preaching in Their Pulpits

[From the archives every April First.] In an abrupt about-face, a group of well-known mega-pastors have announced plans to welcome and promote women in all positions of church leadership. “There are so many passages of women leading men in the … Continue reading

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The Patriarchist’s Guide to Studying the Women of the Bible

*** This list isn’t far off the mark. See: Silencing Women – the guaranteed way for men to stay in control. ***

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Patriarchy on the Equality of Women and Men

A patriarchy paraphrase: Sadly, I’ve read too many people’s posts that can be distilled down to that meme. For a look at what the Bible really says about the roles of women and men in God’s kingdom, see: 1) Patriarchy … Continue reading

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Patriarchy Professor Proves Women Are Spiritual Leaders Over Men

[From the archives.] Wayne Grudem recently gave an interview (my thanks to Joan for linking to it) in which he argues that women should not lead men, that men are the spiritual leaders over women, and that all of this … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones and Names that Hurt – a look at girls and boys and the Bible

[Carolyn Custis James provides today’s guest post comparing the lives of girls and boys in a patriarchal culture with what it means to be a daughter or son of the Living God. This post originally appeared on Carolyn’s blog in … Continue reading

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Complementarian Pastors Wave Bye-Bye to Patriarchy

[I have an April Fools’ Day guest post at Amy Buckley’s blog today. Here’s the intro, then click on over to read the rest.] *** In an abrupt about-face, a group of well-known mega-pastors have announced plans to welcome and … Continue reading

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Women are Needy, Fearful and Full of Feelings? Good Thing Men Are Around!

[From the archives.] There are a pair of blog posts over at Reformed Baptist Fellowship styled as catechisms, one for Christian wives and the other for Christian husbands. They aren’t really catechisms, but more lists of advice. There are glimmers of … Continue reading

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