Have a look at this tweet. Now think it through carefully. Is there any bit of it that we might consider true? The answer is “no.” If a young person in your church said it, you’d pull them to one side and chat with them about the risk of attempting to put out provocative messages… Continue reading What are your culture wars leading you to say?
Here’s the video of our later After Eight which includes a helpful interview with Sophie Killingley based around Aimee Byrd’s book “Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.” We want this to be the start, not the end of the conversation.
I am a complementarian in terms of my views of men and women and their roles in church and home. This means that I believe men and women are not interchangeable. This has two specific (and only two) applications. It means that Ephesians 5 talks about husbands sacrificially loving their wives, wives submitting to their… Continue reading Biblical Manhood and Womanhood – Hierarchialism and Complementarianism are simply not the same
Earlier in the week, Beth Moore asked two questions, specifically aimed at men who hold to a complementarian view of male/female relationships in the church and family. Whilst she asked for quick tweet answers, I wanted to make a fuller response. So here it is. My friend Steve Kneale has also written and so I… Continue reading Husbands, wives, Ephesians 5 and mental health (responding to Beth Moore’s questions)
I finally sat down to read Aimee Byrd’s book Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood today (birthday present). You may recall that a few weeks back I had written in defence of Aimee following some rather unpleasant goings on in an online facebook group. Well I thought it was important to sit down and read… Continue reading Recovering from Biblical manhood and womanhood – a review
Blurbs about Aimee Byrd’s book, Recovering from Biblical manhood and womanhood have highlighted a few issues she picks up on, one of which is that she views that approach to complementarianism as linked to an unorthodox view of the Trinity. What is the problematic view? Well, let’s start by going back to first principles. When… Continue reading The Trinity Controversy (Aimee Byrd and complementarianism part 2)