You Can Find a Man to Marry, But You Can’t Make Him Lead

I grew up with a Complementarian approach to relationships. I was a firm subscriber to the set-apart femininity lifestyle and after many failed relationships, had resigned myself to wait patiently for my warrior-poet to arrive. After all, everything I read promised he would. I met my husband about 2 years into this phase of life … More You Can Find a Man to Marry, But You Can’t Make Him Lead

I Have A Name (By Bailey Steger)

I believe that the hurt which Bailey experienced, along with many other women, is rooted in male headship. Complementarian theology puts the spotlight on men and lets the women fade into supporting roles. It’s time we put this hurtful and sexist theology behind us, and move towards individuality. Here is her story. – Charlie  I hate being called “Mrs. … More I Have A Name (By Bailey Steger)

Christian Feminism Weekly with Ashley & Charlie

Both Ashley and I have had people tell us that they just can’t support egalitarian theology because they think men and women have differences. Today, we spend some time discussing this misunderstanding. I think Ashley sums it up perfectly: “I think that’s what it kind of boils down to – yes, we are different, but those … More Christian Feminism Weekly with Ashley & Charlie

Christian Feminism Weekly with Ashley & Charlie

I am so excited for y’all to hear Ashley’s story! She has been through so much, and is such an inspiration to me. My favorite quote from this podcast is, “I began to see how equality lines up much more with the Bible, and mutual submission and mutual leadership in marriage just really fits better with the Bible … More Christian Feminism Weekly with Ashley & Charlie

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means to Me

Part of the foundation of complementarian theology is that because men are natural born leaders who need respect, and women are sensitive and emotional, needing love. In fact, over at crosswalk.com, Mark Gungor says that if a husband doesn’t feel like a hero to his wife, he will become “insulting and gross.” Yikes. I’ve even heard … More R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Find Out What It Means to Me