Crosswalk talks with Sara Horn about how an experiment of submission revolutionized her marriage and family.
- September 09, 2013 |
The complementarian/egalitarian dance has been a hot button issue, and many voices and resources can be found on Crosswalk.com.
Submission (Definition) The action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person. An act of surrendering to a hold by one's opponent. No, thank you. In the Church, submission has a bad reputation. Mostly because of the Church, but that is not to generalize every church. Christian women think of submission as a gender specific religious role in society. We often hear, that because we are women, we are naturally under authority of men.
As strong-willed women, we struggle to let go of control and really allow our husbands to take their God given role in our homes...
Dear Roger, Is the Bible's teaching on husbands as the "head of the house" still relevant today?
Women are 'suitable helpers,' and the Hebrew word for helper has no connotation of subordination; it’s also used to refer to God.
- September 02, 2013 |
I should know; I’m not married. But submission is most definitely for me. Submission is also for you.
- September 02, 2013 |
The love to which Paul calls husbands in Ephesians 5 is not a manipulative kind of love. It's a sacrificial, respectful love.
Wives supporting their families financially, wives of unbelievers, and wives of deployed soldiers are among the countless women who approach Cindy Easley asking, “How does submission work in my marriage?” Easley, wife of Moody Bible Institute president Michael Easley, shares her insights with Crosswalk…
I thought during all those years that I was married that submission meant I had to do what I was told.
My mother seemed omni-competent and overflowing with love and energy, but when my father came home, she had the extraordinary ability and biblical wisdom and humility to honor him as the head of the home.
Rachel Held Evans' controversial new book, A Year of Biblical Womanhood, is valuable, humorous, and confusing.
A reader asks for help as she tries to picture submission in modern times.
- August 30, 2013 |
What did Peter by women being “weaker vessels” – was he saying that women were morally weaker? Emotionally weaker?
- August 18, 2013 |
Leadership isn't promised, given, mandated or inherited. It is earned. Somehow society has adopted the idea that leadership principles play differently in marriage. As if, in all other avenues of life leadership is merited but in marriage its entitled because I am a man and she is a woman.
- August 16, 2013 |
Resources for Understanding Our Role as Biblical Women
- August 14, 2013 |