This week, Ashley and I are discussing the word “helpmeet” or “helpmate.” This has been a controversial topic in many Christian circles, and today we want to discuss the origin of this word as well as share about our own personal experience.
“I think it’s really important to understand that with translations, with how things are misinterpreted, and how these verses are taught in church, Bible studies, and books, a lot of the time it is part of an agenda to keep women submissive. If the word was ‘warrior’ in the Bible, people would be questioning women’s place in the church, the home, and society. But instead it’s something that fits more with the complementarian agenda.”
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