By Grant Castleberry Last night at the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood 2014 Banquet in San Diego, California, CBMW instituted two new awards that will honor complementarians each year in the fields of scholarship and leadership. The scholarship award is named after CBMW founder Dr. Wayne Grudem and is titled the Wayne Grudem Award…

By GraceAnna Castleberry (Editor’s Note: Our church series continues next week.) It was Valentine’s Day. I held my husband’s hand with nervous excitement as we entered the ultrasound room. I had already heard our baby’s heartbeat five weeks earlier, but now, at 13 weeks, we would both get to see our precious child. It took…

By Jason Garwood Gentlemen: You are not boys. Women are not objects. Christ is most assuredly King. I’ve noticed a trend in young men who relinquish their God-given role as spiritual leaders in their families: childish, selfish, pride-filled immaturity. Some of them have been married for several years now. Others have children out of wedlock….

By Greg Gibson   As men, we must begin to cultivate the ability to make good decisions that have long-term effects rather quickly. As leaders we must have the ability to do this well. Leaders often make decisions on the fly, in the heat of the moment, and each decision is expected to be beneficial…

The following is part 2 of an interview with Kurt Bruner recorded while he was in Louisville speaking at the D6 conference. [Read part 1 here]. Steve: What inspired you and Dr. James Dobson to write your dystopian trilogy and how do you hope readers will live as they see aspects of those books coming…

By Christina Fox Ephesians 1: 15-23 What are the top three prayers on your prayer list right now? Perhaps there’s a prayer for God’s provision or one for a loved one’s healing. Maybe there’s a prayer for a friend’s salvation or for someone whose marriage is struggling. When it comes to my own prayers, most…

  By Grant Castleberry My brother is in his final year as a college student at Texas A&M. I am writing this post for him and myriads of other young men like him—young, single men that I have conversations with almost daily about life and relationships. I know that God does not call every man…

Eric Mason. Beat God to the Punch: Because Jesus Demands Your Life. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing, 2014. 108 pp. $12.99. By Mathew B. Sims Eric Mason’s Beat God to the Punch is “about the punch of [God’s] wrath, justice, and judgement” (7). In other words, “Those who willing bow at the appointed time of salvation…

By Ethan A. Smith My friend, Matt, told me the story of how he was officiating the wedding of a friend, and the bride had been crying throughout the ceremony and reception. So Matt asked the groom’s brother, “What about your brother? Have you ever seen him cry like that?” To which the brother replied,…

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