Let's Please God Rhetorical Analysis

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Churches continually cause controversy wherever they exist. Whether people argue about small things like the order of the service, or bigger issues like should women hold the position of pastors or elders, the church will never stop bickering. In an article from the website Let 's Please God, Nealreal argues why women should not minister as pastors using reasoning like the roles of a woman and a pastor do not align. While he does seem to show genuine concern for the spiritual health of families and the church, his idea has flaws. Women should have an opportunity to lead the church. Churches should allow women to teach about the gospel. Nealreal says women cannot teach because teaching requires authority. However, Jesus calls all of his believers to minister to the world. Jesus says in Matthew 28:16-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” That encompasses all believers, not just men. To pastor simply means to hold a position to minister to a congregation; therefore, if Jesus calls us to minister to the nations, then women should hold pastoral positions. Throughout many churches today, we lose opportunities to…show more content…
In an example in the article written by Nealreal, he depicts if a woman preaches over men, she commits the sin of disorder, consequently allowing Satan to eventually gain power over the family. While the Bible does say women should learn quietly and subject to men, women can still speak their mind; they just have to respect the authority of men. At Rejoice! Church, men and women staffers work together in all echelons of the church to successfully lead others in their spiritual walk. By standing strong with the Bible and Jesus, and working as equals, men and women can effectively lead others as pastors and

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