One issue that has been great fodder for critics of the Southern Baptist Convention has been their attitudes toward and treatment of women.In the 1998 convention they revised the Baptist Faith and Message to state that wives must submit to their husbands.A good man is hard to find, and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. I am led to believe one of three theories about the perfect southern gentleman. He is an amalgam created by the Southern woman kind of like the game junior high girls play when they create the perfect guy with the head of Ryan Gosling, the body of Channing Tatum, and the personality of Matthew Mc Conaughey.3. He existed generations ago, but like the dinosaurs, he is no more; or, perhaps, he never really existed to begin with and is a mythological creature like the loch ness monster or a unicorn.2.The changes approved on June 9 were a culmination of 20 years of conservative leanings within the Nashville-based church.
After her description of my perfect man, I thought I should dust off my best dating garb and set aside my dater’s doubt to see what this guy might have to offer.
But I always tell my friends, that’s how I was raised, so deal with it!
And if they think I’m bad, they should see my mom and step-mother. This may seem like an antiquated gesture, but I think it shows your level of respect for your date.
In 2000, they passed rules to prevent women from serving as pastor.
This has put them out of step with most Protestant denominations.