By Courtney Reissig It’s the last day of July and like many of you it’s hard to believe August is literally a day away, meaning for a lot of our writers and readers, summer fun, vacation, and long days are about to turn into homework, activities, and the first day of school. To get ready…

  By Greg Gibson   Over the month of July, we have posted several articles here at Manual in a series called, “Second Shift.”  One of the hardest things—I think—in which for men to excel at as gospel-centered warriors, is coming home from work at 5pm-ish and being emotionally, spiritually, and physically present as husbands and dads.  I talk with grown…

In the latest JBMW Owen Strachan, President of CBMW, offers a compelling argument for not using ‘gay Christian’ as a denominator for Christians who have left a lifestyle of homosexuality or who still wrestle against same-sex attraction (SSA). Engaging the present conversation about SSA and rooting the believers identity in their union with Christ [i], Owen argues that since we are new creations…

By Greg Gibson Not to beat the proverbial dead horse, but getting married young is still a good thing. Aye, it is an incredible thing. A noble thing. A thing to be admired from the mountaintops. So, now that I have my conclusion out of the way, let me tell you why getting married at…

By Lauren Dunn It was a good sermon.  It really was – the pastor made a strong, biblical case for a fundamental difference between men and women. But he stopped there. Once he established the fact that men and women are different and that there is a scriptural mandate for their different roles, the sermon…

By Aaron Cline Hanbury NOTE: As CBMW President, it’s my pleasure to introduce a brand-new project of the organization: CBMW Longform. We love the current trend of telling great stories at the length needed to get to know a person, and so we’re beginning this exciting initiative to tell the story of complementarianism–and complementarians. Theology, after…

By Owen Strachan We recently held our first CBMW National Conference in conjunction with the 2014 Together for the Gospel conference. We wanted to present an event that would be gospel-focused, positive, and exciting. These were our starting points, but we honestly didn’t know what to expect. We thought that we might have 500 people….

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