(Christian Post) “If the language of the Bible is not understood in today’s terms, some passages can be used to allow excluding women from church leadership,” said Patricia Sheerattan-Bisnauth.
Head of the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ program for Gender Justice and Partnership, Sheerattan-Bisnauth pointed to biblical passages, such as 1 Corinthians 14: 33-34 where it says to keep women silent in church, that “can harm women when they are used to justify enforced submission of women to male authority.”
In the wake of International Women’s Day on Tuesday, WCRC is supporting an appeal from a Christian communication organization for increased attention on the effects of words and images used in the media against women. (Read more)
Note: The World Communion of Reformed Churches is in an ecumenical alliance with the World Council of Churches. The program that Sheerattan-Bisnauth heads up works to accomplish the U.N. Millennial Goals, in that part of its focus is on HIV/Aids and social justice. They plainly dishonor God by changing the truth of God into a lie.
“But I suffer [allow] not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence." 1 Tim. 2:12