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March 5, 2018 By CBMW
“If you were not already engaged when the rape occurred, you and your rapist were required to marry each other, without the possibility of divorce.” –Rachel Held Evans, author of A Year of Biblical Womanhood “The laws [in Deut 22:23-29] do not in fact prohibit rape; they institutionalize it…” –Harold Washington, St. Paul School of...
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September 28, 2017 By CBMW
When I first heard the term “polyamory,” it sounded like one of those eyebrow-raising issues you hear about on daytime talk-shows – shocking, extreme, and on the fringe.[1] Less than a decade later, it’s creeping out of the shadows and into the mainstream, and even into the church. What is polyamory? The word has origins...
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September 12, 2017 By CBMW
As the Nashville Statement signature list continues to grow—at the time of this post there are over 16,000 signatures—the coalition is broadening to include many Christian leaders and organizations. One of the main purposes of the Nashville Statement is to provide churches and organizations with a concise statement on what the Bible teaches about human...
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September 1, 2017 By CBMW
Alastair Roberts, author of the forthcoming “Heirs Together: A Theology of the Sexes,” is one of the most thoughtful evangelicals of our time writing in the area of marriage, gender, and sexuality. He is also one of the initial signatories to The Nashville Statement from the United Kingdom. In an article he wrote for Premier Christianity, he...
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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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March 9, 2017 By Grant Castleberry
By Grant Castleberry Originally posted October 24th, 2014.  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...
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