A Mother’s Advice on Complementarianism – Just Say No!

Complementarianism is the theological view that although men and women are created equal in their being and personhood, they are created to complement each other via different roles and responsibilities as manifested in marriage, family life, religious leadership, and elsewhere. It is rooted in more literal interpretations of the Creation account and the roles of men and women presented in … Continue reading

Is Complementarianism for Dummies?

"Last week a reporter asked me to define “complementarianism.”  She didn’t know what it meant. And that’s not entirely surprising." Mary Kassian Male / Female Symbols The 25th anniversary of the Danvers Statement and the incorporation of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) is less than five months away.  For those not familiar with the history of CBMW, … Continue reading

Complementarianism – A Primary Doctrine at Together for the Gospel

"I don't think you have to be a complementarian to be saved."  John Piper  Adam and Eve Driven Out of Eden Complementarianism was one of the crucial topics discussed at the 2012 Together for the Gospel. (link)  Ligon Duncan moderated the panel of three, which included Russell Moore (Al Mohler's protege), Greg Gilbert (who is closely aligned with Mark Dever), … Continue reading

Complementarianism and the SBC

"If you live your life submitting to what you perceive as "the authority" of men, particularly the husband God has given you, then fine! Just don't dare call it biblical. Call it your cultural preference…. Don't call it biblical Christianity." Wade Burleson Women's Evangelical Commentary (B&H Publishing Group for LifeWay) Recently, there has been some brouhaha on the internet regarding … Continue reading

Salsa Dancing Our Way to Complementarianism

“When the music changes, so does the dance” African Proverb   US Sheepherding Experiment   Oh good night! This has to be one of the silliest posts ever. I am planning a rather unique post for tomorrow which does involve some history. So, for today, I just had to post this up for our readers. It seems that even dancing … Continue reading