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May 25, 2017 By Garrett Pearson
I could not calm him down. He thrashed and flailed and cried and ran out of his room as I pleaded with him. Then I yelled at him. The house was quiet and dark except for the cacophony of voices coming from my son’s room. I remember my blood boiling and my voice raising as...
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May 10, 2017 By Garrett Pearson
In this article[1] we turn our attention to ten things we should know about the most controversial passage in the Bible when it comes to the role/relationship between men and women. In 1 Timothy 2:11-15, Paul writes: “Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not permit a woman to teach or to...
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April 25, 2017 By Garrett Pearson
He wanted to watch wrestling; I wanted to watch the Food Network. Seven months prior to my short-lived relationship with the guy who won the battle over the remote, I was a lesbian. My long black hair neatly tied into a ponytail. My jeans sagging just enough to show off the boxer briefs I wore...
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April 20, 2017 By Denny Burk
Tim Keller argues that one of the first rules of polemics is this: “Never attribute an opinion to your opponent that he himself does not own.” Even if the view in question is a necessary entailment of his actual view, you may not attribute the entailment to him if he explicitly repudiates the alleged entailment....
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April 13, 2017 By Denny Burk
At the 2017 Gospel Coalition meeting last week, there was a fascinating panel discussion about pastors and women in ministry. It’s a discussion about how complementarian pastors can encourage and strengthen the vital ministries of women in their churches. The panelists include Kevin DeYoung, Melissa Kruger, Kori Porter, Mary Willson, and Sandy Willson. Here’s a...
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April 11, 2017 By Garrett Pearson
Adam Kareus | Associate Pastor River Valley Community Church Fort Smith, Arkansas 4:30 in the morning in a parked truck outside of a fitness center, this was where I first encountered discipleship. My father worked out every morning before work at our local fitness center. And since he liked to be at work early, he...
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