The Story of Biblical Complementarity: Scripture Is Good for Us

Developing a new phase of a movement is a tricky task. At the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW), we’ve taken on this challenge in the past year or so. It has been very exciting to me to see a whole wave of young complementarian voices emerge. Two of these are CBMW staffers. Brittany [Read More...]

CBMW Is Doubling Down in 2014

I don’t know if you noticed, but in 2013, CBMW (The Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood) put a great deal of energy into our ministry to churches. In 2014, we’re not laying back. We’re doubling down. We have had two friends of CBMW offer to match end-of-year donations up to $10,000. We’re thrilled at this [Read More...]

CBMW Is Going Places: All Over America in 2013-14

Here’s some news–very good news!–from the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW). In 2013-2014, we are traveling all over the map to strengthen and partner with churches of the Lord Jesus Christ. Please join us at any and all of the events listed below (we’ve included a few beyond the fall). This is a [Read More...]

CBMW Makes Another Move: Introducing Reviews, Our Newest Channel

Big news from CBMW: we’re adding a new channel. It’s called CBMW Reviews. I am excited. Here’s my announcement over at CBMW.org: The momentum continues at CBMW, and our aggressive slate of undertakings shows no signs of slowing up. We’ve seen a very strong response to our re-launched website, but we’ve got much more we [Read More...]

Giving Thanks to God: Results of CBMW’s 30K “Go Big” Campaign Are In!

I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. (Philippians 1:3-5, ESV) With gratitude to God, we at the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW) are pleased to announce that [Read More...]

Are Complementarians Really the Most Pro-Woman Folks Around?

Yes, I think so. I explain why this is so in the media below. Recently, I’ve had opportunity in my role as Executive Director of the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW) to do several interviews that have allowed me to speak to my gospel-driven, positive vision for the organization. If you’re wondering how [Read More...]

Partnership with CBMW: What Will Donating Actually Produce?

If you support the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, what will you actually be supporting? What are we planning to tackle in days ahead? Here are a few projects we’re excited about. 1. Create major equipping project on Marriage and Homosexuality 2. Produce resource on fathers, mothers, and gender distinctions 3. Host major scholarly [Read More...]

Official CBMW Statement on the DOMA Decision: How Should the Church Respond?

Official Statement by Owen Strachan Executive Director, Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW) RE: DOMA and Prop 8 decisions June 26, 2013 *************** Today, the Supreme Court of the United States of America released two rulings on the matter of marriage. The first related to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the second to [Read More...]

CBMW’s “Go Big” Campaign Moves Ahead: Interview with Greg Gilbert

This week at CBMW we had the privilege of interviewing Greg Gilbert, a Louisville pastor who participated in a very well-received Together for the Gospel/CBMW panel in 2012. We’re running these interviews to introduce the next generation of complementarian leaders. We also want to show that many stand with CBMW as we pursue our $30,000 “GO BIG!” [Read More...]

CBMW Goes Big–$30,000 Matching Donation Drive@

“And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.” (1 Thessalonians 2:13, ESV) CBMW is going big. $30k big. It’s very exciting [Read More...]