So is it a moral virtue to be submissive? In the context of church life the answer is a definite Yes. Do I feel that being submissive is a good thing? Well, not always, but the Holy Spirit still has a few things to teach me, and the Church is a great classroom.An article I wrote was posted today on Spectrum magazine's website in their featured columns section. Thanks to Leigh Johnsen for inviting me to contribute.
Link: Spectrum Online | To Submit
Questions to Consider:
What positive contributions has individualism made to the church?
When are debating and voting detrimental to good decision making in the church?
What does it mean to submit to those with whom I disagree?
Who should Christians not submit to?
In the context of mutual submission, what does a submissive child, wife, or churchmember look like?
In the context of mutual submission, what does a submissive parent, husband, or pastor look like?
What did it mean for Jesus to submit?