Have a look at this tweet. Now think it through carefully. Is there any bit of it that we might consider true? The answer is “no.” If a young person in your church said it, you’d pull them to one side and chat with them about the risk of attempting to put out provocative messages… Continue reading What are your culture wars leading you to say?
The story of Ruth is also of course the story of Boaz and what an incredible story it is. Boaz is the land owner who sees a foreign widow gleaning in his field and when he finds out who she is insists that she is protected and well treated. Of course, Boaz at one level… Continue reading Generous Righteousness: The one who lavishes grace on us
Kevin DeYoung has got himself into social media hot water over his review of Beth Allison Barr’s book “The making of Biblical Womanhood.” You can read Kevin’s review here. You’ll see that he shares a lot of similar concerns to the ones I expressed in my review here. Why has he got into hot water… Continue reading Inviting the foul
Quite a few years back now, the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood was set up by the likes of John Piper and Wayne Grudem. The primary purpose of CBMW was to advocate for complementarianism – the belief that men and women are made equal but different so that husbands are to exercise headship in… Continue reading Is there such a thing as Biblical Manhood?
I couldn’t help responding to this tweet with the obvious repost. It would be highly concerning if the bride of Christ were to be caught cross-dressing. Missing the point and the humour, my interlocutor was quick to accuse me of somehow lacking in Biblical manhood and needing to repent. I’m not sure how he determines… Continue reading If you love Christ then don’t trash talk his bride.