Biblical or Spiritual discernment demands a response to this article. Let me be plain, this woman is not a CHRISTIAN and unqualified to PASTOR a church.
Being a “Christian” in the most simplistic of terms means to be a follower of Christ. Yes there is much more to it than that but for the sake of this article let us begin there. Considering that Christ was TOTALLY obedient to God the Father and EVERY Old Covenant Commandment, a TRUE CHRISTIAN today would strive to do the same. Here we have a case of someone who says I know better than God, and I will choose that which I will obey. Clearly not a converted believer and a false teacher 2 Peter 3:14-18.
od has ordained that only men are to serve in positions of spiritual teaching authority in the church. This is not because men are necessarily better teachers or because women are inferior or less intelligent (which is not the case). It is simply the way God designed the church to function. Men are to set the example in spiritual leadership—in their lives and through their words. Women are to take a less authoritative role. Women are encouraged to teach other women (Titus 2:3–5). The Bible also does not restrict women from teaching children. The only activity women are restricted from is teaching or having spiritual authority over men. This precludes women from serving as pastors to men. This does not make women less important, by any means, but rather gives them a ministry focus more in agreement with God’s plan and His gifting of them.2
The Rev. Amelia Fulbright preaches sermons about abortion several times a year to her Texas congregation. But unlike most pastors, instead of advocating for the lives of unborn babies, she encourages Christians to support abortion. In an interview with The Cut, Fulbright said she supports abortion because she believes women’s bodies are “sacred.” “I believe […]