Category Archives: Charis Hart

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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The Elephant in the Egalitarian Room “wives submit in everything” Ephesians 5:24

Egalitarians often promote “mutual submission” in marriage and use Ephesians 5:21 for support.  Marg Mowczko makes a compelling argument from Scripture in support of mutual submission here.  While equal, mutual, “vice-versa” submission sounds like a great way to run a … Continue reading

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Dear Charis… Stand

Wade Burleson addresses his adult daughter, Charis, in a recent blog post.  He shares a message with his beloved daughter which I never had the privilege of hearing from my earthly father, husband, nor church teachers/leaders.  But God is my … Continue reading

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Sexuality in Marriage

Egalitarian Sex.  Biblically, is there any other kind?  After all, the sole New Testament mention of authority within marriage occurs in 1 Corinthians 7:4 The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. … Continue reading

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“Equal” is not “The Same”!

A common accusation toward egalitarians is that we advocate for an androgynous society where there is no difference between men and women.  I can’t speak for all egalitarians, but I can tell you that this very idea made me reluctant … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom: Marriage Books and heads up for “Six Ways Egalitarians Undermine Their Message”

Now and then, I hope to share a few links which add insight into the topic of egalitarian marriage.  These will be posted under “Pearls of Wisdom”. I have established a page for egalitarian marriage books, but there is wisdom … Continue reading

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Marriage and the Whole Image of God

God … is only rightly and fully imaged as male and female. Together. –J.R.D. Kirk Doesn’t that quote from Prof. Kirk sound relevant to God’s design for marriage? Here is a larger excerpt: The first indication we get in scripture … Continue reading

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