Is there a place for strong women in Christianity? The major stumbling block I've had to accepting Christianity for the last 8m that I've been actively investigating is the whole gender issue. Reading some of what is posted on the web regarding women and christianity just makes me groan internally and not want to bother(or go and boil my head). On a one to one basis with God, I have no issue, I also have no problem giving due respect to people with true calling and ability. When it comes to issues of how people interpret headship within relationships or the role of women in church though I just hit a brick wall. There isn't enough space to sum it up but I'm quite happy running a succesful company which is the sole income in our household, my husband does all the domestic stuff. it suits us both. As a non christian I suspect he would wet himself laughing if he thought I was even courting something which is widely interpreted as the woman letting the man make the ultimate decision rather than just doing it together. We have an equal partnership & happy marriage. It is this attitude I've come accross frequently which causes me the greatest problem and puts me squarely off church (which often seem to have seperate men and womens groups which I frankly dont understand, and even then the guy's stuff seems far more appealing than the womens). I play lead guitar in a rock band, I'm interested in motors and don't want to just talk about the kids et al. There just seems to be so little room for people like me.It would be so reassuring to know that it isnt all like this.