Evangelical Culture Myths #2: Christianity is Masculine

Today I continue a long term series called “Evangelical Culture Myths.”  I invite you to submit various sorts of cultural myths that we evangelicals tell.  I’d love to cover some myths that you are interested in: either theological or practical in nature.  Send them to me via email, FB, or Twitter (to tweet ideas, use [Read More...]

Who’s Winning the Gender “War?” Two Perspectives (Rachel Held Evans & John Piper)

Gender “war” might sound excessive.  Perhaps if we frame this within the broader “evangelical culture war,” then the word-choice probably makes sense.  If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time, you know that I believe that the worldwide church should “Liberate Women for Ministry.”  Honestly, the complementarian system holds back the potential for [Read More...]

Seven Things Guys Need To Know About Post-Evangelical Women (Carol Howard Merritt)

Right now, in the US, many of us wrestle with the Evangelical movement we grew up in. There are a lot of reasons for that. Our questions are theological, as we struggle with the atonement, the Kingdom of God, or Hell. We ask sociological questions about the role of women, LGBTQs, social media and politics. [Read More...]

Fatherhood, Faith, and Gender Stereotypes (Morgan Guyton)

I went to see the Tree of Life a few weekends ago after preaching a sermon on the agonizing journey Abraham took with his son Isaac up Mt. Moriah to offer him as a sacrifice. There seems an inherent emotional violence in relationships between first-born sons and their fathers. As a father and first-born son, [Read More...]


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