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Learning from Women Is Too Hard for Some Men

“I learned a ton recently about the Book of Hebrews.” “How’s that?” “It was a short seminar offered at church. The local seminary sends professors over for these a few times a year.” “Are the professors good?” “Great teachers. And … Continue reading

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My Wife Has a Savior and I’m not Him

In the recent Desiring God article Husbands, Get Her Ready for Jesus, a pastor writes: It’s crystal clear: God calls husbands to be instruments of his sanctifying work in the lives of our wives. “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church … Continue reading

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Your Works Are Not Your Holiness – a response to John Piper’s problems with faith

The problem with John Piper not leaving well enough alone In an article published last month, John Piper states: The only kind of faith that counts for justification is the kind that produces love — the kind that bears the … Continue reading

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My Egalitarian Marriage to a Stay at Home Mom

My wife is a school teacher, and she is extremely talented. Yet when our son was born 27 years ago she left the classroom to stay at home. Our income took a 40% hit and we tightened out belts. Our … Continue reading

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The Top 9 Attributes Every Woman Needs to Become a Godly Man

Vince Miller, founder of Resolute (a men’s leadership and discipleship ministry), recently wrote an article for Desiring God entitled Nine Attributes of a Real Man. In reading the headline, I thought that unless he included the ability to impregnate a … Continue reading

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John Piper’s “Proud Canvas” – a misunderstanding of the artistry of God

Your life in Christ is not a life of rags that God uses to get some dirty work done, and then later he’ll clean you up a bit. No, your life in Christ is as a new creation made perfect … Continue reading

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Idolizing the Virginity Fetish: correcting a mega-pastor’s bad advice

Fetish: any object, idea, etc., eliciting unquestioning reverence, respect or devotion. (Dictionary.com.) *** In Walking the Wedding Aisle Without Your Virginity, Desiring God Ministries posts a response to a question from a young man who asks about not being a virgin … Continue reading

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On the Denseness of Men

Tennis Twirl Eugenie Bouchard won her match at the Australian Open last week and, as most winning tennis players do, gave an on-court interview. That’s when things took an odd turn: After winning a second round match at the Australian … Continue reading

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