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...]

On Erick Erickson and Differences Between Men and Women

“I’m so used to liberals telling conservatives that they’re anti-science. But liberals who defend this and say it is not a bad thing are very anti-science. When you look at biology — when you look at the natural world — the roles of a male and a female in society and in other animals, the [Read More...]

CBMW Big Announcement #4: An Excellent New Staff

Welcome back to CBMW’s Announcement Week. Today we cover more new territory: our new staff. Monday–New website Tuesday–New channels Wednesday–New book projects Thursday–New staff Friday–New media It’s really exciting, in working at an organization, to assemble a team. Speaking personally, it’s one of the aspects of this kind of work that I most enjoy. A [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...]

Women Bludgeoning Women: On the UFC and Femininity

I had a friend point me to this Sports Illustrated article on tomorrow night’s UFC fight between two women, the first of its kind. The SI author, Melissa Segura, trumpets the bout as a major step forward for women. Here’s a description of what Ronda Rousey, the favorite, does in her trademark move: Rousey’s career, [Read More...]

What Is Manhood & Womanhood? Two Interviews on Gender & the Gospel

Got a couple of resources for you here, both dealing with manhood, womanhood, marriage, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. The first is a 36-minute interview with the Family Policy Council of West Virginia. I did this with Jeremiah Dys of the FPC and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The second is a two-part interview with Carroll [Read More...]

Q&A with Baptist Press on Women in Combat

The decision to place American women in combat has ignited a firestorm of debate. Note this arresting description of combat conditions in the Wall Street Journal by Ryan Smith, an infantryman who served in Iraq: When we did reach Baghdad, we were in shambles. We had not showered in well over a month and our chemical [Read More...]

Mother Stirs “Dead” Baby to Life by Skin-to-Skin Contact

http://youtu.be/IhrRTQdW-UU This is a truly incredible story; I got it from my buddy Doug Hankins.  An Australian woman was told by doctors that one of the two twins she had just prematurely birthed at 27 weeks was dead after they tried for 20 minutes to help him breathe, to no avail. Instead of letting tiny [Read More...]

Dad Moms, the Man Fail, and the Incredible Potential of Godly Women

If you chanced across this little piece of virtual real estate last week, you might have seen that I blogged about a Tide commercial featuring a self-identified “dad mom.”  I suggested, based on my read of Scripture, that this was a “man fail.”  To use an excruciating economy of words, I received a good deal [Read More...]

New IXMarks: Pastoring Women

The new IXMarks eJournal is out, and it’s on pastoring women and honoring and understanding distinctiveness.  Below is a listing of the Journal’s contents. I. Pastoring Women: Understanding And Honoring Distinctness  Why Complementarianism Is Crucial to Discipleship  By Jonathan Leeman If God created men and women differently, discipleship should not be one-size-fits-all. It should cultivate their [Read More...]


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