Category Archives: The Gospel Coalition

Straining out gnats.

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. –1 Tim 2:12, KJV While researching for yesterday’s post I came across a complementarian controversy regarding the NIV translation of … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Moore, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. Denny Burk, Dr. Douglass Moo, Dr. John Piper, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives | 151 Comments

Step up, so they don’t have to (part 1).

There is a well loved refrain, especially among complementarians, that men need to “step up”.  This is a deceptive phrase, because in reality the objective is to allow men to avoid what is difficult and uncomfortable.  It is false bravado … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dave and Ann Wilson, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Dr. Russell Moore, Focus on the Family, Frigidity, Glenn Stanton, Legitimacy, Manliness, Marriage, Military, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rape Culture, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 153 Comments

Weak men screwing the sexual revolution up.

Former CBMW president Owen Strachan has an article up at The Gospel Coalition that has been trending for the last few days:  Gospel Hope in Hookup Culture.  Strachan offers four solutions to the problem of hookup culture, while managing to … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Midwestern Seminary, Owen Strachan, Rape Culture, Rebellion, Romantic Love, The Gospel Coalition, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 156 Comments

TGC on the importance of a complementarian feminist merit badge.

The Gospel Coalition’s front page banner article today (archive) is 5 Reasons I’m Glad I Went to Seminary, by stay at home mom Elizabeth Garn.  In closing, Garn explains that seminary wasn’t really required for any of the five reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Envy, The Gospel Coalition, The Real Feminists | 74 Comments

Four legs good, two legs better.

Slate XX has a piece up explaining that women like Beth Moore are much more of a force in driving conservative evangelical opinion on politics than outsiders would likely suspect.  Slate quotes CBMW co founder John Piper explaining that it … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Moore, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. John Piper, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Jen Wilkin, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, War Room | 209 Comments