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Abuse Is Wrong Because Women Are People, Not Because You Have Daughters

CBE International hosts my post on women and men relating to each other in God’s family today. Here’s an excerpt, and you can click over to read the rest. Christian leaders will often appeal to men’s sense of responsibility for … Continue reading

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The Husband Who Never Lets His Wife Do Anything – a parable in dialogue

“My wife’s away at one of those women’s conferences this weekend.” “Do they have good speakers lined up?” “You got me. I just figured it’s nice for the ladies to have some time away together. That way they can talk … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Subordination of Men in the Creation Account of Women

God said something that sounds odd, at least at first glance. There he is creating all creation and announcing that everything is good, and then he looks at the human he has made and says there’s something about the situation … Continue reading

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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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The Godliness of Women Exercising Authority Over Men

Some men think women should never exercise authority over men. According to Jesus, they’re wrong: “The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with the people of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends … Continue reading

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Male Privilege – it’s real and it’s an abomination to God

Male Privilege came up again in a discussion on one of my FB posts. I got the impression that some men either think it doesn’t exist or (if it does) it doesn’t apply to them. “I grew up in adversity, … Continue reading

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The Problem with Men Presuming to Speak for Jesus While Silencing Women

This meme is troubling. Two issues come to mind. First, the meme assumes only men are pastors. Second, it states that listening to these men is the same as listening to Jesus. Women and Men Preaching God’s Word Of course, not all … Continue reading

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Learning from Women Is Too Hard for Some Men

“I learned a ton recently about the Book of Hebrews.” “How’s that?” “It was a short seminar offered at church. The local seminary sends professors over for these a few times a year.” “Are the professors good?” “Great teachers. And … 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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My Wife Has a Savior and I’m not Him

In the recent Desiring God article Husbands, Get Her Ready for Jesus, a pastor writes: It’s crystal clear: God calls husbands to be instruments of his sanctifying work in the lives of our wives. “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church … Continue reading

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