On this episode of Mutuality Matters, host Angela sits down with Dr. Yolanda Pierce, dean of Howard University School of Divinity, and author of In My Grandmother’s House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit.
How do you cultivate a healthy marriage based in partnership and equality? Patient conversations, expressing individual needs, intentionally engaging outside the home, and pursuing your core values are four areas of focus.
Does the egalitarian rejection of a hierarchical view of submission mean we don’t value biblical teaching? By no means! Egalitarians need to reclaim true, biblical submission that is rooted in love and service.
“Is God the reason women didn’t have rights for a long time?” Adolescent girls ask hard questions as they’re wrestling with their place in an unjust world. We need to create safe spaces for them to do so.
Many churches forbid divorce even on the grounds of abuse or abandonment, so that even an innocent victim can find themselves without support from fellow Christians when they need it most. This is due to a misunderstanding of Jesus’ words on divorce.