Hello! I'm Ashley.

I'm passionate about loving Jesus and partnering with my husband in bring the flavor of His kingdom to the world. I seek to do this through promoting truth-seeking expeditions, advocating gender equality, educating the Church on abuse, and aiding the rescue of men, women and children from spiritual, emotional and physical poverty.

CFW: The After Effects of Complementarian Theology

CFW: The After Effects of Complementarian Theology

Welcome back to Christian Feminism Weekly with Ashley and Charlie!

Today we are talking about the after effects of Complementarainism. We will be covering the link between Complementariamism and abuse as well as losing your identity in Biblical Womanhood TM.

"...I don't think that everyone who calls themselves Complementarian is abusive or is in an abusive relationship BUT if you follow the teaching, the mainstream Complementarian teaching, out to it's full logical end it WILL become abusive."

"If a strong willed woman or an assertive woman is a cause for concern that's a big red flag to me. Anytime a religion or theology tries to prevent someone from having a voice that's just a huge red flag for me..."

You do NOT deserve to be abused and abuse is NEVER your fault. If you are not in a safe place PLEASE call 911 or the 24/7 help line at RAINN: 1.800.656.4673 They also have an option to chat online. https://www.rainn.org/ They can help with confidential and supportive services. If you are not in immediate danger and prefer to send me an email I can get you connected with resources in your area. 

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-Ashley Easter

Notes and Sources:

1. Vodie Bauchman uses the term "prophet, priest, and provider" but clarifies that "provider" is tweaked from the concept of "king".  The National Center for Family Integrated Churches describes fathers as Prophet, Priest, and King.  

2. Wayne Grudem tells women of 83 roles they are not allowed to have

3. Jason Meyer shares an unfortunate misunderstanding of how to curb domestic violence.

4. Helicopter Headship (A look at the correlations between Codependancy and Complementarianism).

 

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