JBMW 21.1 | A Review of Ruth A. Tucker. Black and White Bible, Black and Blue Wife: My Story of Finding Hope after Domestic Abuse.
“Can we come together as a Christian community and recognize that the doctrine of male headship has sometimes been used as a cover to perpetrate violence against women?” —Ruth Tucker The problem of violence against women is one that I care about deeply. I’ve helped battered women get out of abusive relationships. Their stories are...Read
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...Read
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...Read
The most recent issue of The Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood has just been released. It includes my statement concerning the future of CBMW, which you can read here. The full table of contents is below. I hope you will take time to read the rest of the journal which is available for download...Read
Matthew C. Millsap | Assistant Professor of Christian Studies and Assistant Director of Library Services Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City, Missouri Meet Michael. Michael is a 35 year-old, middle class, American male with a wife, Kate, and two small children. Michael has a good job, lives a relatively comfortable life, and is loved by his friends...Read
JBMW 21.1 | “To Make Her Holy” (Ephesians 5:26): Are Husbands Responsible for the Spiritual Maturation of Their Wives?
David Croteau | Professor of New Testament and Greek Columbia International University Columbia, South Carolina I. INTRODUCTION Many pulpits have proclaimed that husbands are responsible for overseeing the spiritual maturity of their wives based upon Eph 5:26. However, reading this passage in context, examining the Greek words used, understanding the Old Testament background to the passage, and...Read