Can women serve as deacons? Yes, says Tom Schreiner.
It’s not about difference from each other, but difference for each other. The differences between men and women are precisely features that make them fitting for each other.
When we follow Jesus, our whole lives are to be a sacrifice.
While social pressure builds against complementarian theology, it is incumbent upon us to teach, instruct, and to show the glory of God in his created order.
How can pastors champion the contributions of unmarried women to their congregation?
What can we teach our kids about complementarianism?
Intentional discipleship changed my life. That’s why I’ve strived to make these kinds of relationships contagious among the women in every church I’ve been a member of.
Dear sisters in the Lord, one of the greatest ways you can live out complementarianism to the glory of God is by growing in both competence and confidence.
So if you’re bogged down and unable to see the importance of your ministry, get up to the crest of the hill and survey your husband’s work. The fruit he bears is the fruit of your ministry too.
As a woman, I’ve had to wrestle with God through some of the seasons where ministry opportunities took the backseat, where they were almost invisible.
Women who can teach might make you nervous for a myriad of reasons. But consider what might happen if you adopt an attitude of thankfulness rather than anxiousness.
Martin Luther and John Calvin represent two theologians of the Reformation, that Bible-driven movement so long ago, who promoted God’s vision for the family and led many to do the same.
The Conversation Behind the Conversation: How Ecclesiological Assumptions Shape Our ComplementarianismBy Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019
Behind many of our complementarian debates are significant differences about how we view the church.
The essential and indispensable nature of women for the mission of the church does not depend upon any form of programmatic or paid ministry. It depends on what Christ has made women through dying and rising for them: disciples, witnesses, priests, fellow-workers.
So can women be missionaries? Yes, of course. But also yes to the biblical teaching on gender distinctions in the life of the church. The two are not at odds.