Is it ok for a woman pastor to perform a marriage ceremony?


Clarify Share Report Asked May 06 2014 Mini Anonymous

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I do not believe women should be pastors, and yes I am a woman. There are some things God tells us and this is one of them, but if you are already married it doesn't change that

May 07 2014 2 responses Vote Up Share Report

Seth3 Seth Freeman
While both men and women are created equally in the image of God, and both men and women are equally sinners, and equally loved by God, clearly men and women are built differently both physically and emotionally. Further, while men and women are equal in their Imago Dei, they are created by God with different roles. One of the roles of men is to be the spiritual leader. In my opinion, the precludes women from being ordained Pastors.

Thus, if two Christians are looking for a Pastor to conduct their ceremony, I wouldn't look towards a woman. 

However, the marriage covenant is something that is between man, woman, and God. The validity of the marriage is not going to depend upon whether a male or female leads the couple in their covenant making.

May 07 2014 1 response Vote Up Share Report

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