Can women teach, preach and be elders/pastors? What do the Scriptures say about Women in Ministry? What are the real issues?

Women in Ministry YouTube link

In this video Terry Arnold unpacks the arguments for and against women elder/pastors and preaching in public. The scriptures are searched and examined as well as the arguments used for women preachers/teachers and pastors. The so called ”exceptions” are also examined.
Can women preach/teach men in public; Can they hold the office of a pastor/elder?
What do the scriptures say?


On The Subject of Women in Ministry

Women in ministry v2.5; A TAM response

Women In Ministry Printable Booklet v2.5

The following information is available to those wishing to understand what the scriptures say on the issue of women in ministry. It is a response to a paper ‘On The Subject of Women in Ministry’ delivered by the Church of Christ at Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia. The paper issued by them stated that it ‘reflected the Queensland Churches of Christ in Queensland and…nationally’.
The paper represents similar views increasingly being adopted by the Baptist Union and other affiliations. I have quoted from sections in the paper in italics and then commented on each statement in bold and brackets.
Our response details the issues and shows how to respond to the usual ‘strawmen’ arguments issued today.


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