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June 9, 2016 By Grant Castleberry
I returned from vacation on Monday night, June 6, only to find that an article on Mortification of Spin, a website of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, had accused me of presenting “a different God than that affirmed by the church through the ages and taught in Scripture.” I was surprised to read that I was “constructing...
February 3, 2016 By Grant Castleberry
Yesterday, two generals made a proposal that women should also be drafted along with men. This follows the December mandate by Defense Secretary Ash Carter that women be integrated into all combat arms roles across the military. At that time, I wrote extensively that Carter’s and the Obama administration’s policy was foolish and misguided for a number of...
January 22, 2016 By Grant Castleberry
Jeff Jones Last week, a British parliamentary committee proposed removing references to “male” and “female” from thousands of government forms. They also proposed exploring a raft of other changes, including a “gender ‘x’ option on passports,” and suggested that gender-specific school uniforms and lavatories were “problematic.” Here in Canada, the Minister of Education of my own province of...
September 4, 2015 By CBMW
The University of Tennessee just made national news by suggesting that faculty use “gender-neutral” pronouns in their classrooms. The Pride Center at UT led this charge and suggested some terms to use instead of “his” and “her”: “ze,” “zir,” and “xe,” which sounds like the name of the most minimalist superhero the world has ever known....
August 7, 2015 By CBMW Guest
Inevitably, as soon as children come into our lives, the comparison game begins. In the early days discussions regarding sleeping, eating, and diaper habits consume our conversations. Soon afterwards, we progress to comparing and contrasting the brilliance of our child’s language skills, walking dexterity, or artistic abilities. These conversations can slowly turn from simple observations...
August 2, 2015 By CBMW Guest
I think it is safe to assume that most believers are familiar with the many Biblical passages that speak of children as gifts. They are considered a blessing, and inheritance, like arrows in the hand of a man who wants arrows, they are referred to as fruit, and as a reward. There are promises surrounding...