Complementarian Pastors Wave Bye-Bye to Patriarchy

[I have an April Fools’ Day guest post at Amy Buckley’s blog today. Here’s the intro, then click on over to read the rest.]

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In an abrupt about-face, a group of well-known mega-pastors have announced plans to welcome and promote women in all positions of church leadership.

“There are so many passages of women leading men in the Bible,” said Pastor Les Izmoore, director of My Way Ministries. “I don’t know how I hadn’t noticed before. So I did a little experiment and asked the first woman I saw at church last Sunday what she knew about the woman at the well in John 4, the one who led her entire village to Christ.”

“It turned out she knew a lot,” he said, “and helped me understand how that conversation must have looked to the woman Jesus spoke with. Then she gave me a lesson on Samaritan cultural anthropology in contrast with 1st Century Judaism. Who knew?”

The group is also reconsidering its position on …

[Click on over to find out what else the group is reconsidering about women!]

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2 Responses to Complementarian Pastors Wave Bye-Bye to Patriarchy

  1. You might find this book interesting. How I Changed My Mind about Women in Leadership: Compelling Stories from Prominent Evangelicals

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0043VEGJI/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

    • Tim says:

      Thanks for the link, Dee. I currently have Bilezikian’s “Beyond Sex Roles” on my to-be-read shelf, but will keep an eye out for this one too.

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