Kevin DeYoung had a great way of looking at race, politics and gender in a way that may be more gracious than some of the other approaches of pigeon holing those we disagree with. Highly encourage the read. To whet your appetite, here is a sample table from his article using his four types of people and applying it to certain issues.
Table 2 (Politics and Gender)
|No! The church’s allegiance to Trump is the clearest sign of its spiritual bankruptcy.
|One of the biggest problems in our day, a dangerous ideology at home in most conservative white churches
|I feel unsafe and uncared for when masks aren’t worn—besides Covid affects minority communities worse than others
|It’s about time the church owned this scandal, believes victims, and calls out perpetrators and their friends
|The problem is toxic masculinity and unbiblical stereotypes
|A matter of Christian liberty, but there are good reasons to criticize Trump
|Too many Christians are letting their politics shape their religion
|It’s one small but important way to love your neighbor
|Sympathize with victims, vow to do better
|Traditional views are good, but many dangers come from our own mistakes
|A matter of Christian liberty, but there are good reasons someone might have voted for Trump
|Christian symbols and rhetoric supporting insurrection is bad, but the term itself needs more definition.
|Probably overblown and a bit frustrating, but let’s just get through this
|Each case and each accusation should be looked at on its own merits
|We need a strong, joyful celebration of biblical manhood and womanhood
|Yes! He’s not perfect, but he stood up to the anti-God agenda of the left.
|A new label meant to smear Christians who want to see our country adhere to biblical principles
|A sign of the government encroaching on our liberties
|A real tragedy, but so is demonizing good people
|The problem is feminism and emasculated men