Gender Issues


The Scripture speaks very clearly about the roles of men and women in the church. And two areas of ministry that are affected are the teaching ministry and leading.

In view of the elders’ primary role of shepherding the people of God, we now want to look at this important—and at times contentious—issue: what the Bible teaches about men and women in the teaching and leading ministry of the church.




Digging Deeper

Equal Yet Different, by Alexander Strauch

Cosmic Drama: Men, Women and the Church, by Chuck Gianotti

Sexual Complementarianism, by John Piper (webpage)

Women Teaching Men – How Far Is Too Far? by Mary A. Kassian

Divine Order in a Chaotic Age: On Women Preaching, by Owen Strachan.



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