I read this argument several places, and find it hair-raising, regardless of whether you are a complementarian or an egalitarian:
Only men should be pastors, because they can better represent God’s sovereignty, his all-powerful nature.
I will leave the first 5 words of the statement alone for now. Many clever theologians already discuss that. But the reason given here should set of all our alarms.
Representing sovereignty? That is “lording it over others.” Jesus clearly warned against that. (more…)