By Grant Castleberry Within the past thirty years, the idea of leadership has been pushed to the forefront of our thinking like it never has before. Andrew Wilson recently noted the enormity of the leadership phenomenon. Long story short, leadership is everywhere right now, and it is selling big. The Christian world is no different…

By Stephen Yuille Thomas Wilcox (1622–1687) was the pastor of a small Baptist church in the city of London. For whatever reason, few details of his life have been preserved for us. There’s no funeral sermon or collection of personal letters. There are no biographical references in the writings of his contemporaries. All that remains…

By Lindsey Carlson I have never felt like an older thirty-two-year-old than I have this week. Yes, ladies above 32, you may commence eye-rolling. Having the chance to fellowship with a bride too young to have celebrated her first wedding anniversary and moms still cleaning off the warm spit-up of their newborns, does that to…

By Steve Watters Recent coverage of the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon told again the stories of courageous heroism. It recalled firemen rushing into burning, collapsing buildings and men like Todd Beamer, a software salesman aboard United Airlines Flight 93, who led an attack on…

By Ryan Rindels   That men fulfill their role as protector of their family and community is intuitive to such a degree that we assume it will happen. When it doesn’t, the world takes notice. General Revelation (God’s disclosure of his nature and law through creation and conscience) teaches that the strong ought to protect…

By Rondi Lauterbach Editor’s Note: Part One of this post (Embracing Our Limits) appeared a couple of weeks ago. ************************************************** Do you tend to say “yes” to every opportunity that comes your way? Saying “yes” when I should say “no” indicates a need to embrace my limits. That requires humility. But what if I find…

By David Sons   The call upon the man to provide is rooted deep in the beginning of all things. In Genesis chapter 2, God gives Adam the creation mandate, namely to fill the earth, subdue it, have dominion over it, and then use its rich resources as a means to provide for himself and…

By RuthAnne Irvin Editor’s Note: The following story is a continuation of our series telling the narratives of young complementarians. We want to show how complementarianism impacts the lives of people directly, through their personal stories. Gloria Furman’s journey does just that. Furman is the author of two books (Glimpses of Grace and Treasuring Christ…

By Nick Abraham Yesterday I was at work for 14 hours. That is not a common occurrence in my job thankfully, but it made for a really long day. Among the realities of a day like that are that I didn’t get to see my daughter at all yesterday since I left the house while…

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