Chuck Colson and the Woman Dying from AIDS

Many years ago, Chuck Colson was doing what he did constantly: visiting prisoners. Formerly incarcerated due to his connections to the Watergate scandal of the early 1970s, Colson became a Christian in 1975 and soon after found his life’s calling: ministering to prisoners. In 1985, Colson visited a North Carolina prison. As noted, this was [Read More...]

Why Creativity Is Profoundly Christian

I recently wrote three posts for the Kern Pastors Network on the broad topic of work and the gospel. Below are the posts and a brief description of each. I’m thankful for the Kern Family Foundation, which has partnered with Southern Seminary on a major grant to bring significant programming on the intersection of faith [Read More...]

David Platt: “Don’t Squander Your Singleness”

At the CBMW 2014 National Conference, “CBMW and the Gospel: A Brave New Movement,” David Platt gave a stirring word on Christian singleness. We at CBMW have heard for some time that people need more biblical material on singleness. We agree, and for that reason we asked David to speak on this important topic. Watch [Read More...]

The Gospel and Obedience in Christian Parenting

A couple of great pieces popped up this week about Christian parenting. Few subjects are more vexing today, particularly as many young Christian parents either did not grow up in godly homes or did not receive much training in how to be a godly father and mother. First, John Piper’s piece on the absolute necessity [Read More...]

How on Earth Should Christians Handle “Abortion Contracts” and “Throuples”?

This is a confusing age for Christians. There are many cultural challenges to marriage popping up, so many that it’s hard to keep track of them all, let alone respond biblically to them. I just wrote a piece for Desiring God entitled “Can You Define the Relationship?” that tackles three new perversions of God’s design [Read More...]

For New Englanders: October’s Plant New England Conference

 Are you a Christian in New England who loves the gospel? Do you want to encourage church-planting and church renewal? Check out the Plant New England conference. It’s taking place in Boston from October 14-15, 2013 (two months away, roughly). Here’s what Plant New England is about: Plant New England is designed to equip churches [Read More...]

The iPhone and the Gospel: 5 Strategies for Health

Does your iPhone relate to the gospel of Jesus Christ? Yes, I think so. In a recent piece for Southern Seminary magazine, I considered the sometimes irresistible pull toward modern technology: We have all seen it. The father, surrounded by t-shirted kids clamoring for his attention, lost in the alternate universe of his iPhone. “Daddy! Daddy! Daddy! [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...]

CBMW Announcement #2: Men’s, Women’s & Public Square Channels

Yesterday CBMW made the first of five big announcements. We shared about our new website. Today we cover new territory: the new “channels,” or mini-sites, we’ll be debuting on CBMW.org. Monday–New website Tuesday–New channels Wednesday–New staff Thursday–New book projects Friday–New media So what does this mean? Is CBMW starting a TV station? Broadcasting globally 24/7? [Read More...]

Two Good Books by Young Evangelical Dudes

One of the most encouraging things that we get to see as believers is the emergence of faithful younger voices. I guess I should note that I’m not, uh, old, but still, I’ve been encouraged by the recent release of two books written by talented and faithful young men. The first is called Reformational Manhood: Creating [Read More...]


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