Following on from my previous article, against all forms of gender caste system but specifically in regards to soft complementarianism, I want to address one of the most often used words in the soft comp book: authority. The parallel of Jesus' authority over the church is insufficient argument for husband's authority over wife. Ephesians 5 … Continue reading Against soft comp: authority and consent
Following on from my previous article, defining egalitarianism as apart from all other forms of gender roles within the church, I have more thoughts against all forms of gender caste system but specifically in regards to soft complementarianism. I do not hold the bible to be self-contradictory. When I find what appears to be a … Continue reading Against soft comp: ezer and veil.
Consent is not once. Consent is given over and over and over. A dear friend wrote an article about something that really needed to be said, even though it's sad it needed to be said and isn't just known -- sexual consent is not given once on wedding day to last for a lifetime; sexual … Continue reading Idolatry of the penis
It started when he was 3 months old. Christmas. His grandfather changed his diaper. "Look at that little willie! I'm gonna pinch it off! Pinch it right off!" Papa cooed. It was like some strange game to make the baby laugh, the way grown ups do stupid faces at babies. And I thought, something's uncomfortable. … Continue reading Your chauvinism is showing.