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When Desiring God Misses an Opportunity to Address Child Abuse

Why would a caring mother tell a wounded child that they are no better than the one who caused the harm? This tells the child that they played a role in the harm done to them. It also implies that the harm done to the child is insignificant due to the equal status as a sinner.

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Greg Morse Thinks We All Misunderstood

"Some women of the world tempt our daughters to see the cultivation of the home as a career failure, motherhood as a backup plan, and submission to a husband as unquestionably intolerable."

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Greg Morse at Desiring God Laments Strong Women

To end, I would like to suggest to Mr. Morse that he stop using language such as "our women" and "their women" in his writing. Women are not property of men.

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Are Complementarians Tough on Abuse?

Complementarianism, Desiring God, Domestic Abuse -by Kathi Desiring God featured a guest article by Rebecca McLaughlin titled, "Complementarians Should Be Toughest on Abuse." I appreciate Dr. McLaughlin's words and I think her intent is honorable. She addresses pastors and men to call out abuse, warns Christians to not be naive about abusers, and emphasizes that… Continue reading Are Complementarians Tough on Abuse?

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Desiring God’s Attitude Toward Mental Health

Desiring God; John Piper; Church Attitudes Toward Mental Health -by Kathi There has been much talk recently about Desiring God's tweet on February 6, 2018. *** The concern over this tweet is the lack of consideration for how complex the mind is and how trauma affects the brain. Why do so many Christians think that… Continue reading Desiring God’s Attitude Toward Mental Health

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Domestic Violence: A Call to the Church – Reevaluate Your Beliefs

Domestic Violence, Church Response, Beliefs -by Kathi I am pausing our Sunday Gatherings for the rest of October. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and I would like to take this time to talk about how the church can effectively respond to domestic violence.   The church can be incredibly helpful to victims of domestic… Continue reading Domestic Violence: A Call to the Church – Reevaluate Your Beliefs

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Domestic Violence: Education is the Key to Better Church Response

Domestic Violence, Church Response, Education -by Kathi I am pausing our Sunday Gatherings for the rest of October. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and I would like to take this time to talk about how the church can effectively respond to domestic violence. The first time I was educated about domestic violence was in… Continue reading Domestic Violence: Education is the Key to Better Church Response

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John Piper on Complementarianism: A Hill to Die On

John Piper, Desiring God, Complementarianism, Egalitarianism, Gender Roles -by Kathi Desiring God recently posted an episode of Ask Pastor John titled, "Is Male Headship a Lost Cause?" The question posed to John Piper comes from a seminary student in the United Kingdom who is discouraged to see more churches in his country move toward egalitarianism.… Continue reading John Piper on Complementarianism: A Hill to Die On

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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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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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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