The Practicality of Christlike Headship

It’s no secret that the biblical term “head” and the theological concept “headship” are not popular today. This is true because they elegantly explain the husband’s role in marriage. He is head of his wife according to Ephesians 5:22-33. I just wrote a piece entitled “10 Ways to Exercise Christlike Headship” for the Council on [Read More...]

Great News from CBMW: Campaign a Success

I’ve got some great news to report from CBMW’s recent matching campaign. We were seeking to raise $25,000 and, by God’s grace, went well beyond that. Here’s the report from Executive Director Grant Castleberry, whose excellent work raised a major portion of the total amount: This summer we launched a giving campaign called Stand Against the Tide. The [Read More...]

Introducing CBMW Longform: The Chelsea Soccer Star Turned Preacher

I’m excited to announce a new project of the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood. Many of us today enjoy “long-form” journalism, the kind that allows gifted writers to tell stories at length, without the crimping of a 500-word article. We’re starting CBMW Longform to do just this: to tell great stories of godly men [Read More...]

Picking Up Speed at CBMW: A New Chapter

I just became the new President of the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood (CBMW), the organization founded in 1987 by Wayne Grudem and John Piper. I’ve served as Executive Director of the Council since 2012 and am honored to move into this new role. Here is the official press release from CBMW. In the [Read More...]

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 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...]

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...]

Beginning Work at the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood

I am excited, officially, to work at the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood as Executive Director. CBMW is an organization that has had a major impact on my life and theology. I trained under leading complementarians Bruce Ware (former CBMW president), Al Mohler, and Mark Dever. Under these figures (and others) I learned about [Read More...]

What Are Healthy Churches, and How Can You Support Them?

This is a question asked and answered by a very helpful ministry called 9Marks. It’s based out of Washington, D. C., and it’s associated with a strong gospel-preaching church called Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Mark Dever is the senior pastor of CHBC and the leader of 9Marks. If you’re thinking of a way to strengthen [Read More...]


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