My appeal to complementarians – Stop telling me to calm down

I am getting a bit frustrated with my complementarian friends and their propensity to want to suggest that egalitarians are not respecting scripture. I have been in several debates and found that as soon as I raise a decent point they either claim that they are trying to be scriptural or that we need to [Read More...]

Mutuality in the Church for the sake of the Kingdom (#mutuality2012)

*The following is written by my good friend Jacob Evers. He graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary with an MA in Theology and blogs at “A Christian Blog: an anabaptist’s perspective on the world.“ Galatians 3:23-39 states: “Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. Therefore the law [Read More...]

Who’s Winning the Gender “War?” Two Perspectives (Rachel Held Evans & John Piper)

Gender “war” might sound excessive.  Perhaps if we frame this within the broader “evangelical culture war,” then the word-choice probably makes sense.  If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time, you know that I believe that the worldwide church should “Liberate Women for Ministry.”  Honestly, the complementarian system holds back the potential for [Read More...]

Fatherhood, Faith, and Gender Stereotypes (Morgan Guyton)

I went to see the Tree of Life a few weekends ago after preaching a sermon on the agonizing journey Abraham took with his son Isaac up Mt. Moriah to offer him as a sacrifice. There seems an inherent emotional violence in relationships between first-born sons and their fathers. As a father and first-born son, [Read More...]


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