Just as we have learned to help abuse victims. Some progressive Mennonite Churches place a great emphasis on the Mennonite tradition's teachings on peace and non-violence. The merger of — at least partially fulfilled the desire of the founders of the General Conference Mennonite Church to create an organization under which all Mennonites could unite.
Surrendering to sinful desires of this flesh is sin…repent and turn away and sin no more. We look at scripture through the lens we are wearing and we all have different colored lenses that cause us to see it differently. Because a man in a submissive role would have been looked upon as weak, at best.
For those who are truth seekers and those who need knowledge over authority understand that the venom that the Baptists have released on marriage rights is really all about their attitudes regarding sex. Some groups use horse and buggy for transportation and speak German while others drive cars and speak English.