Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gender Roles and Responsibility – Part 2

In Part 1 I said, “Ultimately, we are all responsible for ourselves and our own actions.”  This means we cannot be ultimately responsible for anyone but ourselves.  Even with our children, our goal is to teach them self-responsibility so that they can … Continue reading

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Double Standards in the Promotion and Practise of Submission

By Margaret Mowczko Time and again I hear Christian speakers and writers reminding women to be submissive (or be in subjection) to their husbands.[1] Some churches and ministries emphasise and elaborate on wifely submission to such an extent that, for … Continue reading

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Gender Roles and Responsibility: Part 1

This question was recently asked in a comment on my blog: Q:  I had a discussion with my pastor and his wife today about some of the issues I’ve been thinking on. They are strongly complementarian and are adamant that … Continue reading

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Submission and Respect from Husbands – 1 Peter 3:7-8

By Margaret Mowczko  Husbands, in the same way [be considerate as you] live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will … Continue reading

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Coming out of “Complementarianism” and Becoming Equal

In my marriage, I believed that my husband held “final decision making authority” and that I was obligated to “submit to him in everything” Eph 5:24.  Mark Driscoll provides a good picture of what my marriage looked like (minute 13:03): … Continue reading

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Submission and Respect from Wives – 1 Peter 3:1-6

By Margaret Mowczko For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands, like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom: Links

Here are some recent blog posts related to marriage which might be of interest to egalitarian readers.  Color me grateful to have this topic receiving some high profile attention in the blogosphere 🙂 Rachel Held Evans Internet Monk– In skimming, … Continue reading

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