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Joy Forrest: Improving the SBC Response to Domestic Violence

Updated: Jun 10, 2018

"Recognize that the theology of many among our ranks has hurt women. There is a whole movement against complementarian theology among DV advocates because it has been so warped. The SBC should strongly denounce authoritarian/ hyper-headship interpretations of scripture. Locally, I heard a pastor who attended SEBTS preach a sermon in which he pounded his fist on the podium as he said, “Wives, you need to submit to your husbands! I don’t care if he’s good. I don’t care if he’s bad. You need to submit!” This sort of teaching simply reinforces abusive men’s sense of entitlement and keeps victims of abuse in oppression." Read more here: https://joyforrest.wordpress.com/2018/06/09/the-sbc-domestic-violence-advocacy/

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