Tag Archives: women and men

Mail and Female: Women, the Post Office, and Church

Women in the Post Office Angela Serratore’s 2012 article on 19th Century women and the rise of modern postal service sheds light on a world foreign to people who use modern electronic communications with ease and from the privacy of … Continue reading

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Biblical Stories about Women are for You Too Brothers – a Woman’s Invitation

[Today’s guest post is from Nadine Bent-Russell.] About 8 years ago I heard a man preach about God’s plan for women and how we are all equal. He humbly spoke about the fact that some women are abused by their … Continue reading

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Friendship Between Women and Men Is One of God’s Great Gifts

I’ve had these conversations for years but didn’t realize I needed to read a book on it until Aimee Byrd decided to write one. Why Can’t We Be Friends? – Avoidance Is Not Purity pursues God’s intent for his people, … Continue reading

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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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