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Hey, Who Stuck the Header Between Ephesians 5 Verse 21 and Verse 22? That Shouldn’t be There!!

One of the key passages used to justify male hierarchy is Eph 5:22 (to the neglect of 5:21 which ironically states that we are to submit to each other!!). Which one is it?? Women submit to men, or we all submit to each other? Why is this so confusing?

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Almost Heretical: Women in the Church and Gender Roles

Almost Heretical, Women in the Church, Gender Roles in the Church *** If you believe that God designed hierarchy between husband and wife, that husbands are "over" women, and only women submit to men, not the other way around. I encourage you to listen to this podcast series. The above used to be what I… Continue reading Almost Heretical: Women in the Church and Gender Roles

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How Lori Alexander’s Teaching May Keep Women in Abusive Relationships

Lori Alexander, Emotional Abuse, Headship, Submission -by Kathi I've been reading Lori Alexander's blogs for quite a while now. Just when I think her writing is the same old boring rhetoric she always blathers on about, she ups her game. Her recent post, "How Not to Get Married" is one that actually should be titled,… Continue reading How Lori Alexander’s Teaching May Keep Women in Abusive Relationships

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Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – Get to Work! and Is This the End?

Complementarianism, God's Design, Gender roles -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. This is a very sad day, children. This is our last day to… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – Get to Work! and Is This the End?

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Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – The Church and Learning About Things We Already Know

Complementarianism, Women in the Church, Gender Roles, Proper Church and Family Roles -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. Today, children, we will talk about… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – The Church and Learning About Things We Already Know

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Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – Married/Single; Husband/ Father; Wife/Mother

Complementarian, Gender Roles, Being Married, Being Single, Desiring God's Influence -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. Today, children, we will talk about marriage and singleness,… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book “God’s Design” – Married/Single; Husband/ Father; Wife/Mother

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A Young Woman’s Personal Story: The Residual Effects of the Teachings by Doug Philips, Bill Gothard, and Patriarchy

Doug Phillips, Patriarchy, Vision Forum, Stay-at-home daughters, Courtship, Quiverfull, Bill Gothard It's been a while since I've posted anything about Doug Phillips, Vision Forum, Bill Gothard, or Patriarchy teachings. A young woman who identified as "Done Running" posted her personal story and it deserves its own post. Done Running describes the residual effects of patriarchal… Continue reading A Young Woman’s Personal Story: The Residual Effects of the Teachings by Doug Philips, Bill Gothard, and Patriarchy

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Review of Children’s Book, “God’s Design” – Purity and Honoring God’s Design

God's Design, Purity, Biblical Gender Roles, Complementarity -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. Today, children, we will talk about purity and honoring. It had… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book, “God’s Design” – Purity and Honoring God’s Design

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Review of Children’s Book, “God’s Design” -Examples of Godly Womanhood

Ruth, Mary, Sarah and Proverbs 31: Examples of Complementarian Women -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. Today, young girls have the chance to learn… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book, “God’s Design” -Examples of Godly Womanhood

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Review of Children’s Book,”God’s Design” – Examples of Complementarian Manhood and More Doublespeak

Complementarian, Egalitarian, Teaching Children, Children Desiring God, John Piper Paul & Jesus: Examples of Complementarian Manhood -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the underlined subtitles below are chapters from the book. Today, boy… Continue reading Review of Children’s Book,”God’s Design” – Examples of Complementarian Manhood and More Doublespeak

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Children’s Book “God’s Design” and its Teachings on Homosexuality as a Distortion of God’s Design

God's Design, Homosexuality, Complementarianism, John Piper & Wayne Grudem's Influence -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the titles below are chapters in the book. This week children, we will talk about homosexuality. This… Continue reading Children’s Book “God’s Design” and its Teachings on Homosexuality as a Distortion of God’s Design

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“God’s Design” – Rebellion, a.k.a. It’s All Her Fault!

God's Design, Headship, Complementarianism, Biblical Gender Roles, The Fall **** -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the titles below are chapters in the book. Today, children, we are going to learn about how… Continue reading “God’s Design” – Rebellion, a.k.a. It’s All Her Fault!

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“God’s Design” – Headship, Helper, and an Answer We Already Knew

God's Design, Headship, Complementarianism, Biblical Gender Roles *** -by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the titles below (except for The Answer We Already Knew) are chapters in the book. Today, children, we learn… Continue reading “God’s Design” – Headship, Helper, and an Answer We Already Knew

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“God’s Design” – Know Thyself, Creature

-by Kathi This series is a review of God's Design, a children's book which teaches children about complementarity. For an introduction of the book, click here. All of the titles below are chapters in the book. Today we are gathering children around to discuss the first three chapters of God's Design. Here we will learn that… Continue reading “God’s Design” – Know Thyself, Creature

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Vaccinating Children with Complementarian: Series Introduction – Review of “God’s Design” Gender Role Book for Children

Complementarian, Egalitarian, Teaching Children, Children Desiring God, John Piper Series Introduction Vaccinating Children with Complementarianism by Kathi I spent many years reading books to my children. Homeschooling families know all too well the importance of reading. However, I can say that I never read a book like this to my kids. God's Design is a children's… Continue reading Vaccinating Children with Complementarian: Series Introduction – Review of “God’s Design” Gender Role Book for Children

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Blogger Claims Because of our Culture of Death, Our Children Need a Belt and the Bible

Culture, Spanking, Bible, Lori Alexander, Abortion, Feminism, Divorce Do we Have a Culture of Death? In a recent article, Children Need a Bible and a Belt, blogger Lori Alexander complains about today's children, our politically correct culture, and our culture of death which she concludes is caused by abortion, and feminism, which she claims leads to the… Continue reading Blogger Claims Because of our Culture of Death, Our Children Need a Belt and the Bible

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Christian Women and the Curse and Their Curse-Ravaged Homes …. Oh My

*** Women, when you wake up in the morning, are you ready to take on your curse-ravaged homes? by Kathi *** To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain you will give birth to children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."… Continue reading Christian Women and the Curse and Their Curse-Ravaged Homes …. Oh My

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Biblical Parental Authority: Is Mom Equal with Dad on the Hierarchy Ladder or is Dad on the Highest Rung?

*** What does the Bible say about parental authority? Is mom equal with dad? *** *** Disobedience to God can lead to judgment. If fathers relinquish a degree of their authority in the home, then their home could be at risk. Steve C. Halbrook *** So, tell me how it works in your home.  Does… Continue reading Biblical Parental Authority: Is Mom Equal with Dad on the Hierarchy Ladder or is Dad on the Highest Rung?

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Learn to Discern: Who would you choose to marry, an abusive Christian or a kind and gentle unbeliever?

***Learn to Discern:  Is it better for a Christian woman to marry a kind and gentle unbeliever or an abusive Christian?***Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6:14  Over at Karen Campbell's blog, she's having a series of articles on… Continue reading Learn to Discern: Who would you choose to marry, an abusive Christian or a kind and gentle unbeliever?

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Patriarchy: Doug Phillips, Bill Gothard, Doug Wilson and Damage Control

** Media and blogosphere are abuzz with sex abuse stories coming from Patriarchy proponents, Bill Gothard and Doug Phillips. Gothard releases a statement, other Christian leaders defend Patriarchy. ** I tell you what, my head is spinning this week with so many items of news regarding scandals by Christian leaders, especially within Christian Patriarchy.  But… Continue reading Patriarchy: Doug Phillips, Bill Gothard, Doug Wilson and Damage Control