Have you ever read this passage? What is your reaction to it?
Is there any difference in what it means to be a man of God and to be a woman of God? Are there any duties or obligations that are particular to one but not the other?
Are there things that men normally do better than women?
Are there things that women normally do better than men?
Do you ever feel like society is trying to blur the lines between male and female? Why would people do that?
What kind of person do you think should be part of the leadership of our church? Are there males and females in our church with those attributes?
Have you ever given up a right or privilege for a greater good?
Please pray and ask God to help you form your opinion on these matters and ask for wisdom as we move forward with our elder selection.