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@evie Also, desperately need to point this out: most of these dudes are married. Can we stop with the “celibacy turns people into sexual abusers!” arguments? It’s quite frankly anti-Catholic. Celibacy isn’t the problem - it’s a culture seeping in male entitlement. It’s a boy’s club. This is a problem with toxic masculinity.

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Nadia Bolz-Weber posted on IG about this saying it would be great to see how many of them allowed women in leadership.

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@jp @evie I would guess very few - the SBC tends to only allow women to serve in children's ministry or as administrative assistants. in my experience, they do not encourage, acknowledge or celebrate womens' gifts; they just need them to actually do all the work and watch all the kids.

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@beckyanncole @jp @evie Your experience is indicative of the vast majority of SBC churches. It’s really rare to find one that even allows women deacons.

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@evie @shiNe and in some instances, “Southern Baptist Convention”, which is the name of the denomination. Unlike most denominations, it’s a confederation of churches where local church autonomy is paramount, so there is no bishop/regional management structure.

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