Women in Ministry

Can Women be Elders? – Part 2

In Part 1, I consider that Gender neutrality is evident in 1 Tim 3:1, indicating that from the outset God is open to both male and female elders. 1Tim 3:1 reads, “This is a true saying, If a man (Gk. tis - anyone) desire the office of a bishop, he (not in Gk.) desireth a… Continue reading Can Women be Elders? – Part 2

Women in Ministry

Can Women be Elders? – Part 1

Complementarians prohibit women from eldership citing 1 Tim. 3:1-7 and Tit. 1:5-9, which refer to the need for elders to be the “husband of one wife”. However, they fail to see the flaw in this logic because, by doing this, they would have to prohibit single men and widowers too, for these are not “husband… Continue reading Can Women be Elders? – Part 1