By Matt Damico In August of 1997, Miguel Núñez began teaching a Bible study in his home in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. About a dozen people were at the study, the seed of what is now International Baptist Church, where Núñez serves as pastor, and where about 2,200 people worship on Sunday mornings. This study…

We are excited to start a new series at Manual “Manhood & Theology.”  Over the next weeks, we will examine how essential doctrines of the Christian faith should transform our vision for biblical manhood. ——————— By Stephen Yuille Theology is neither a mere theoretical exercise nor a mere academic pursuit; rather, it’s the means by which…

Grant Castleberry Recently, Owen Strachan recorded this 9Marks interview with Mark Dever. Topics of the interview include: the legacy of Carl Henry, the state of evangelicalism, and complementarianism.

  By Grant Castleberry Recently, CBMW President, Dr. Owen Strachan, appeared on Moody Radio’s program Up for Debate, hosted by Julie Roys. The topic of the show was “Should Women Serve as Pastors?” Joining Dr. Strachan on the show was Dr. Ron Pierce from Biola University who was arguing in favor of female pastors. The conversation…

By Trillia Newbell We are once again starting up our devotional series and there isn’t a better book to go through during our “Women in the Church” series than the book of Ephesians.  Paul, writing to the church in Ephesus, focused his letter on Christ, reconciliation, and unity among all nations to Christ and to…

by Candice Watters It’s a daily complaint among moms of infants and young children: not enough time to read much, or any, of the Bible. Focused prayer doesn’t fare much better amidst the din of crying, bickering, and loudly playing, early rising little ones. I asked a friend who is presently Mom to a 4-year-old,…

By Joey Cochran   Squandering time is an everyday affair for most men. Quite honestly we obsess over distraction. We’ll get lost in Reddit, YouTube, and Twitter. Sports statistics at ESPN, crazy car factoids from Top Gear, and random Duck Commander trivia fills our brains. Many of us go dark right about now due to…

By Chap Bettis This is an open letter to young men out there. All types of young men: my twenty-one-year-old son, young men in my church, and more particularly—young men who would like to date my daughters. With one daughter having graduated from college and another in college, I have observed your dateless world. With…

By Lore Ferguson Somewhere in my mid-twenties my virginity became a source of embarrassment for me, and I wasn’t surprised. I was one of few in my community (married or single) who had maintained that single shred of chastity. My married friends were procreating often enough that it was no secret who was having lots…

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