Tag Archives: Gender Roles

The Burger Joint and Misbegotten Notions of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

[In today’s guest post, Tara Galles provides a brief memoir of a lifetime learning and unlearning gender roles both inside and outside the church.] Blonde Jokes at the Burger Joint It’s silly to play the dumb blonde when you’re not. … Continue reading

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Women Pursuing Men Is Biblical

Today is Sadie Hawkins Day, a tradition of dubious distinction. But is there a problem with women asking men to marry them? There are some preachers who would emphatically say yes. (See Voddie Baucham and the Bayly Brothers Have Weird … Continue reading

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The Top 9 Attributes Every Woman Needs to Become a Godly Man

Vince Miller, founder of Resolute (a men’s leadership and discipleship ministry), recently wrote an article for Desiring God entitled Nine Attributes of a Real Man. In reading the headline, I thought that unless he included the ability to impregnate a … Continue reading

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Girls Can Be Anything, Even At Halloween

[From the archives.] Tom Burns and his daughter pair up for Halloween costumes every year. As he wrote on his blog, this year she was unsure if her choice was all right so she asked her dad, “Do you think … Continue reading

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A Marriage That Works – what happens when the dad stays home and the mom goes to work

[Today’s guest post is from Natalie Collins, who blogs at God Loves Women, and can be found on Twitter as well. I asked Natalie a while back to write on her marriage to Baggy Collins, a marriage that does not … Continue reading

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The Impotence of Sanctified Testosterone

Teaching by Obfuscation In an article by Jason Allen, the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood decries what they see as a lack of masculinity – “biblical masculinity,” that is – in today’s churches. Many churches are bereft of male leadership, and … Continue reading

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Women: You Were Made To Be Bold

Amber D’Ann Picota’s wisdom on who you really are: From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. (Luke 12:48.) Be bold in … Continue reading

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Women and Men in the Kingdom of God – As it was in the beginning …

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. (Revelation 22:13.) As Jesus intended in the beginning, he has brought with him in the end. Amen. *** Slide text: Genesis 2 – … Continue reading

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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.] *** In an abrupt about-face, a group of well-known mega-pastors have announced plans to welcome and … Continue reading

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Manliness and Femininity: the lies of “Biblical Gender Roles”

They say there’s an exception to every rule, which makes me wonder: And what happens when there are so many exceptions they end up swallowing the rule altogether? Exceptional women? For those who teach that the Bible requires certain roles and functions … Continue reading

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