Being a Father Means Self-Sacrifice: On Not Being a Champion

Every once in a while, you come across a story that, though not necessarily evangelical in nature, drives right to the heart of the truth. This recounting of basketball player Jermaine O’Neal’s work to be a good dad gets at the very core of fatherhood. According to Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated, O’Neal had a chance to play [Read More…]

Huge News for CBMW: Ronnie Floyd to Speak for Us

This is really exciting. I’m pleased to announce with CBMW that Cross Church pastor Ronnie Floyd, currently the President of the Southern Baptist Convention, will speak at “The Beauty of Complementarity” in April. Register here for the event. Dr. Floyd will speak on “How a Christian Father Raises Godly Sons,” a talk I asked him [Read More…]

At CBMW, Giving Thanks for 2015’s Increased Financial Provision

It’s scary, learning to ski. You are trained first to snow-plow, which means that you crawl down the mountain. After even a few trips down the slopes, your legs begin to shake. You haven’t mastered speed, and you’re scared of it. You feel very little momentum. Plus, it’s cold out, and you crave hot chocolate, [Read More…]

Why I Wrote “The Grand Design” with a Leading UK Complementarian

It’s time to share something very exciting: in April 2016, I publish The Grand Design: Male and Female He Made Them (Christian Focus) with Gavin Peacock. Why did Gavin and I write this book? We wrote it because our secular culture has lost sight of the beauty of manhood and womanhood. Instead of seeing the sexes as [Read More…]

Why Are Millennials Embracing Complementarity?

(At the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, we’re excited to go public with this news: students can pay a $40 rate for our April 2016 T4G pre-conference!) Everybody knows we’re in an age of cultural upheaval. Those most caught in the storm are not boomers, but millennials. It’s easy to read one poll or [Read More…]

Miguel Nunez and the Complementarian Revolution in Latin America

One of the ministries that most encourages me when I think about God’s global work is that led by Miguel Núñez in the Dominican Republic. Núñez is the pastor of Iglesia Bautista Internacional (International Baptist Church) in Santo Domingo, a thriving congregation of over 2,000 people. What most encourages me about Núñez’s work is not [Read More…]

Kevin DeYoung: We Need “Biblical Clarity” on Manhood & Womanhood

Kevin DeYoung is the Senior Pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan. A widely-respected pastor-theologian, author, and speaker, he will join CBMW at our April 2016 T4G pre-conference, “The Beauty of Complementarity.” Kevin will speak on “Redemption through Motherhood: Why Caring for Children Is Caring for the World.” I am eager to hear [Read More…]

Announcing John MacArthur as a CBMW Conference Speaker

I am thrilled to make the public announcement that Dr. John MacArthur will speak at “The Beauty of Complementarity,” CBMW’s T4G pre-conference, on the afternoon of April 11, 2016. Dr. MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church and president of The Master’s College and Seminary. He is a hero to many, including me, and [Read More…]

Darrin Patrick: “Our World Needs to See What Biblical Manhood and Womanhood Is”

Darrin Patrick, seen in the video above, is the founding pastor of The Journey, a thriving St. Louis church, and the Vice President of the terrific Acts 29 network. Darrin will speak on “The Gospel for Workaholics: How Men Can Prioritize Family” at CBMW’s T4G pre-conference on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. This is a topic [Read More…]