The genders are a distinct part of our identity as God’s image-bearers, and yet are in some ways irrelevant as we all seek to serve Christ according to our individual mix of gifts and graces. In the life of the church, there are times when our unity and equality need to be emphasized. At other times, we need to focus on the unique needs of women and men, girls and boys, offering opportunities for people to build relationships, express themselves, and grow as disciples with others who share their gender. This issue explores these and other aspects of men’s and women’s experiences in the church.
Men's Church/Women's ChurchBy Jessica Miller Kelley
As men and women in the church, we live in the tension between Genesis 1:27 and Galatians 3:28. We were created “in the image of God . . . male and female” but at the… read more