Every test, every trial, every heartache that's been significant, I can turn it over and see how God has turned it into good no matter what.
I certainly respect other people's opinions, but I would not vote for a woman to be the pastor of a church.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
Basically, there are two paths you can walk: faith or fear. It's impossible to simultaneously trust God and not trust God.