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
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)...Read
Candi Finch | Assistant Professor of Theology in Women’s Studies Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth, Texas As many in the world mourn the passing of musical icon and innovator David Bowie, the influence of his 1970s androgynous, Glam Rock alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, lives on in contemporary discussions about gender. Bowie, who died from cancer on...Read