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Women and the Church...

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Hey friends! 
This article is about the role of women in the church. There is so much discussion and study right now going on about what women can and cannot do in worship and in the church family. I have a lot of thoughts on the subject but will let this article speak because I think it has important things to say about how we are to interact in the church setting as women and men. Blessings!

What is the role of women in the church?
The Austin Stone Community Church holds to a Biblical Complementarian view concerning the role of men and women. In short, we believe that men and women were created by God to be both equal in value and dignity, but that He gave us differing roles, in order that we may best reflect both the equality and differing roles within the Trinity. This is a view in contrast to the Egalitarian Position which states that God created male and female as equal in all respects and makes no distinction between woman and man.
We realize that this is a divisive topic within ch…