Building Together: Value 6

Complementarian Leadership

If you ever took an art class, you may remember learning about complementary colors: blue and orange, yellow and purple, red and green. These are colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel, but that actually work well when they are used side by side.

As we dive into Genesis 1-3 to look at the topic of Complementarian Leadership in the Home & the Church, we’ll see that God created complementary genders–male and female–which He designed to work well together, but with embedded structures of authority that our culture wants to cast off. While sin has greatly distorted God’s design and made living in complementary ways more difficult, we will see that God’s design is still good and that He can empower us as men and women to work well together in the ways He originally envisioned