Is the debate over women’s function in the church an issue of theology and roles assigned by God, or is it an issue of culture, power, and value? Reflections on sexism and racism inspired by Floyd E. Rose.
A ministry of reconciliation exposes our deep-seated sin—including the sins of racism and sexism. Let us examine our churches to find out if those in power are treating the historically disadvantaged poorly.
The domineering masculinity of American culture and the American church creates a distinct insecurity in men. This insecurity so bleeds out that men feel they must make others—particularly women—small.
The apostle Peter realized a few years after Pentecost that he would be opposing God if he held onto one of his preferences. We need to learn from Peter because his lessons are exactly what the church needs today.
At Easter, we reflect on the resurrection of Jesus Christ and what it meant for all of us—and for women in particular. We see women’s creational identity as image-bearers restored in the garden on Easter.