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Men Need Women to Mentor Them at Work and in Ministry

[An archived post on work and ministry for Labor Day.] When I graduated law school my mentor at the firm I worked at was a woman. When I got on the bench and had been a judge for a while, … Continue reading

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Patriarchy’s Rotten Fruit – pink and blue sets of spiritual armor

[From the archives.] In 4 Ways to Overcome the Feminization of Boys, Owen Strachan wrote that the actions of the passengers who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a train traveling from Belgium to France (BBC – France Train Shooting: … Continue reading

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Patriarchy Preacher Means What He Says (but won’t admit it)

In 2009 Bruce Ware spoke at a conference held by the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW). His talk concerned what he thinks the Bible requires from men and woman, particularly in the context of marriage and what happens when a … Continue reading

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Patriarchy Preachers Teach that Jesus Is a Lesser God

If someone tells you they have discovered a new understanding of the Bible, skepticism is called for. After all:  Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8.) God is who he is, always has been, and … Continue reading

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The Impotence of Sanctified Testosterone

Teaching by Obfuscation In an article by Jason Allen, the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood decries what they see as a lack of masculinity – “biblical masculinity,” that is – in today’s churches. Many churches are bereft of male leadership, and … Continue reading

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The Bride of Christ Isn’t Masculine Enough For Some People

[CBMW (the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood) and T4G (Together for the Gospel) are holding back-to-back conferences this month. One of the main purposes is to teach that the Bible requires men to lead and women to follow them. These … Continue reading

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Vapid Womanhood – the rotten fruit of patriarchal doctrine

In 4 Ways to Overcome the Feminization of Boys, Owen Strachan wrote that the actions of the passengers who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a train traveling from Belgium to France (BBC – France Train Shooting: what we know) reminded … Continue reading

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Why is the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood Targeting My Kids?

When Target was asked why it had a toy aisle with the signs “building sets” and “girls’ building sets” it did the sensible thing: it decided labeling toys as belonging solely to boys or girls was unnecessary. Yet the Council … Continue reading

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Patriarchy: When Husbands Possess Wives

In looking at 1 Peter 3:7 and its instruction that husbands should honor their wives as weaker vessels, Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood editor and communications director Greg Gibson claims that weaker means “of great value”. He then tells … Continue reading

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Gender is Irrelevant to Mentoring

When I graduated law school my mentor at the firm I worked at was a woman. When I got on the bench and had been a judge for a while, I mentored a woman who joined the court. Gender qualifications … Continue reading

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