Real men.

Real men drink beer. Or whiskey. Real men know how to ride. Real men play rugby. Real men go fishing with the guys. Real men hold the door open. Real men pull out the chair for mama. Real men know how to treat a lady right. Real men give an example to their sons. Real … Continue reading Real men.

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Defining egalitarian, soft complementarian, hard complementarian.

It has come to my attention that some of these ideas and concepts surrounding gender equality and gender roles need to be clarified. Defined. In chatting with a few of my sounding board people recently, I realised that there are a lot of people who don't understand. What is the difference between one and the … Continue reading Defining egalitarian, soft complementarian, hard complementarian.

Good enough?

My grandfather says he is egalitarian in the church. That is, he believes and practices gender equality in the church. But in marriage, he says, he is complementarian. In marriage, he has a hang up on one word: respect. Egalitarian: term for gender equality used in Christian theology and church practice Complementarian: term for gender … Continue reading Good enough?