Jesus, the liberator of women

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I think that sometimes in our eagerness to debate we forget just how much we actually agree on. I really liked this post from Frank Viola here at Patheos Evangelical.  In it he explains how Jesus liberates women.  I may have written a complementarian spectrum, but I agreed with every word of the whole post and I predict almost every Complementarian I know would agree as well.In the spirit of Mary Magdalene — the first woman to set eyes on the resurrected Christ – women are free to testify … [Read more...]

Conclusions on the Egalitarian vs Complementarian debate

I did briefly consider writing a whole series about the gender issue following on from my debate with Rachel Held Evans and Owen Strachan, as well as two other recent posts here on my blog:Gender Roles – A Complementarian and Egalitarian Spectrum Bible verses that speak to gender roles or complementarian vs egalitarian spectrum – what do Scripture Passages say?I had wondered about dealing in detail with the arguments of Rachel Held Evans in her series entitled Mutuality 2012.  Howe … [Read more...]

My Debate with Rachel Held Evans and Owen Strachan on Premier Christian Radio's Unbelievable?

Well it's up! Having blogged a bit about this last week, you can now listen to what I think was a remarkable few minutes of conversation about one of the most controversial subjects facing the Church today. For some background, read:Gender Roles – A Complementarian and Egalitarian Spectrum Bible verses that speak to gender roles or complementarian vs egalitarian spectrum – what do Scripture Passages say?This Week on Unbelievable : Egalitarian vs Complementarian views of men and women or D … [Read more...]

Must complementarian moms stay home with the kids?

Well I am feeling a bit better, but still not really up to writing.  I was able, however, to update my list of Top Christian Blogs ranked by Twitter Followers. Do let me know if I have missed anyone.As I mentioned earlier this week tomorrow on Premier Christian radio’s Unbelievable? show and online I will be in a discussion with Rachel Held Evans and Owen Strachan.  You can listen in online as it is broadcast at 2:30pm UK time or download it afterwards.I thought I would introduce you tod … [Read more...]

Guest post from Kirsty Cunningham an articulate Christian complementarian woman

Kirsty Cunningham asked if I would consider guest posting this article on my blog. As I am pretty sick today, and this is so well written, how could I refuse. By the way, I am aware there are some big gaps in my Top 100 Blogs ranked by Twitter followers list from yesterday. Please @ the missing people to me and I will revise it as soon as I feel better. Good news if you were missed off somehow! With no further ado, here is Kirsty's post, except to say that if you havent read it yet, go have a … [Read more...]

Complementarian and Egalitarian Bible verses

I'm not planning today to go through the arguments for and against egalitarianism or complementarianism. I thought instead that as a follow up to my "spectrum" post I would share some of the key Scripture passages that people on both sides of this debate believe are important in our understanding of this debate. If you can think of any other crucial passages I have left out, do let me know in the comments section below, via Twitter, or email.As I mentioned yesterday, I will discussing this … [Read more...]

Gender: Complementarian vs Egalitarian Spectrum

On Saturday, on Premier Christian radio's Unbelievable? show and online I will be in a discussion about one of the most controversial subjects facing the Global Church today. I will appear together with Rachel Held Evans and Owen Strachan.  You can listen in online as it is broadcast at 2:30pm UK time or download it afterwards.I thought, to get us in the mood, I'd introduce you to another of my “theological spectrum” posts. Previous examples include the arminocalvinist-spectrum, charismatic s … [Read more...]


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