With so many people, a variety in gifts/talents, and a common desire to make positive contributions, harmony should be no problem, right? Yet it seems men and women are increasingly stumbling to figure out how to work together in harmony at home, in our world, even in the local church! What was God thinking when he made men and women? Let’s pick up a new Bible study principle and find out together.

Describe a time in your life when an organization or team you were a part of struggled with harmony.  Why was harmony so challenging?

Does studying the Bible in its original Hebrew or Greek seem intimidating to you? Why or why not?

How would you describe the difference between roles and gifts?

What is most challenging to you about men and women having distinct roles?

What do you think about when you hear about God using His title as “helper” to describe women’s role?