House Church Talk - speaking
pooletim at hotmail.com
Thu May 13 09:32:38 EDT 2004
I have to agree with you on this Clair. Bondage is alive and well, its just
that some chains have hc written on them.
>From: "Claire Bennett" <clairebnntt at cox.net>
>Reply-To: House Church Talk <House Church Talk at housechurch.org>
>To: <House Church Talk at housechurch.org>
>Subject: House Church Talk - speaking
>Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 22:39:25 -0700
>This is in response to Glenn since I get this in digest form. For a woman,
>it would be no different for a woman to sit in an IC and listen to one man
>talk, than to sit in an hc and listen to many men talk. So, for the woman,
>she reaps none of the benefits of the hc, which, number one for me is
>relational Christianity. At least in IC's women are allowed to participate
>in bible studies and small groups. I think it is far worse. It is one
>thing to listen to someone give a speech, where everyone else is listening.
> It is quite another to listen to men relate to one another, minister,
>have discussions, etc. and not be able to partiicpate.
>Someone suggested that a silent woman could benefit from learning from the
>ministry of the men. If I want to learn passively, I can read a book,
>listen to a teaching on the internet, etc. The purpose of going to a
>meeting is to interact.
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