=> Email to Ray => Topic started by: Craig on October 22, 2006, 11:02:38 AM

Title: Women?
Post by: Craig on October 22, 2006, 11:02:38 AM
> Dear L. Ray Smith,
> I really enjoy your website. I am interested in what you think of women in
> pastoral positions and what you make of 1 Cor. 14: 34-35 and 1 Tim. 2: 9-15.
> I am a Christian woman in Canada studying to become a pastor at a Mennonite
> University. I often get asked what my views are of women in ministry and I
> don't really know what I think of these scriptures. This is an often debated
> issue and I have read arguments for both sides. I am just like any man in
> that I don't know why God has called me to do this work. I don't think I'm
> something special but I believe that God can use anyone he desires. Weak and
> broken. Why would God give me a heart for ministry if I wasn't meant to
> serve in this way?
> If you have the time, I'd really appreciate your comm ents.
> Sincerely,
> Tanys

Dear Tanys:

I really don't know what to tell you. Do you not understand these Scriptures of Paul?  Do you not believe them?  What more can I add?

God be with you,