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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...
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....
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...
May 11, 2016 By Scott Corbin
David Schrock | Pastor of Preaching and Theology Occoquan Bible Church Woodbridge, Virginia Throughout the Bible there is great discussion about “blessing.” In Genesis 1 God made man and woman in his image. He called them to have dominion over creation and he “blessed them” (Gen 1:26–28). After death reigned on the earth (Gen 5)...
April 4, 2016 By Greg Gibson
Compelling Complementarianism The first sermon I ever heard John Piper preach was on Biblical manhood. I remember thinking that I’d never heard preaching like it. It was electric. Of course it was also the subject matter that gripped me. No one has spoken more compellingly than Dr. Piper on issues of complementarianism over the past...
March 6, 2016 By Greg Gibson
  Next month, April 2016, Christian Focus is publishing a book I co-authored with Owen Strachan. It’s called The Grand Design: Male And Female He Made Them and it is an introduction to biblical complementarity. What lies beneath The Grand Design? Read on. On January 5, 2015 I was working late preparing a message on...