5 Highlights for CBMW in 2014

The leaves have fallen. The campus in Louisville is quiet. The dust has settled. It has been an exhilarating year at the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood. 2014 was chock-full of good stuff, namely, more ministry to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. We’ve been busy, as our December newsletter shows. That is a [Read More...]

The Pastor in the Public Square: An April 2014 T4G Course

On April 7-10, 2014, I’ll be teaching the Together for the Gospel conference course entitled “The Pastor in the Public Square.” In addition to my lectures, I’m excited to announce three features of this really fun course! (Registration info below) 1) SBTS President Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. has agreed to give a special lecture on “The [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 and Thoughts on “New Wave Complementarianism”

Over at CBMW, I just wrote in response to a new and interesting development in complementarian theology. Below you’ll get a sense for what’s brewing: Recently a brand-new conversation began among complementarians. Wendy Alsup wrote a post called “A New Wave of Complementarianism” that met with an enthusiastic online response. Many took note, and key leaders weighed [Read More...]

Introducing Marriage Generation

Have you heard of the just-launched pro-marriage initiative called Marriage Generation? A group of friends just launched it: Chris Marlink , Eric Teetsel, Andrew Walker, and yours very truly. Just this past week we met in Washington, D. C. to strategize about its promotion. While in town, I also attended the Marriage March, which went [Read More...]

My Top 3 Top 10 Lists of 2012

The whole top 10 thing is officially a “thing.” Such lists can be funny, but I really enjoy them. So, without further ado, here are three of particular note. 1. Collin Hansen’s top 10 theology stories of 2012. Hansen has done this for five years now. He has an exceptionally sharp eye for this sort [Read More...]

Is it Anti-gospel to Teach Kids Self-control Before Conversion?

Right now in conservative evangelicalism, there is an ongoing conversation about children, the gospel, and sanctification.  Kevin DeYoung’s book The Hole in our Holiness is the latest entry on this topic, and looks to be very helpful. One side of the discussion emphasizes that no true transformation can happen without miraculous grace.  There is surely truth [Read More...]

“It Is Time for the Country to Grow Up”: On Penn State & Sports Culture

Howard Bryant of ESPN calls out American sports culture in the context of the recent Penn State football sanctions: Penn State lost its fun and games, its diversion. It lost a fictionalized version of itself and its fallen, iconic coach. It lost numbers in a record book and money from its wallet. The sanctions against [Read More...]

Reflecting on the Reformed Resurgence: Band of Bloggers 2012

Timmy Brister, the mastermind/head/visionary behind Band of Bloggers, recently made this announcement: We are excited about this year’s Band of Bloggers (on April 10, 2012, just before Together for the Gospel starts).  Each panelist has played a pivotal role with Band of Bloggers and the Young, Restless, and Reformed Movement.  At our first Band of [Read More...]

Doing Ministry with a Shelby Cobra Mustang Engine (Like Piper & Carson)

I just did an interview with Christ the Center, a podcast produced by the Reformed Forum, which is associated with Westminster Theological Seminary.  This is a high-powered theological podcast that has hosted such important discussions as the recent debate among Presbyterian theologians over justification and union with Christ (with Michael Horton and Lane Tipton) and [Read More...]


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