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July 12, 2017 By CBMW
UPDATE: Responding to the article and interview discussed below, Eugene Peterson seems to have retracted his affirmation of same-sex marriage in a statement to reporter Kate Shellnutt at Christianity Today. His statement includes the following remarks: “Recently a reporter asked me whether my personal opinions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have changed over the years. I presume...
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June 30, 2017 By Denny Burk
I am pleased to announce that the board of CBMW has voted to appoint Colin Smothers to be Executive Director of CBMW. Smothers succeeds Grant Castleberry, who announced his resignation yesterday. CBMW’s board chairman Erik Thoennes writes, “Grant Castleberry has done an outstanding job as executive director, and I’m confident we will continue to be...
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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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