Ethnic Harmony as An Undeniable Effect of the Gospel and the Proper Pursuit of Gospel People

Even though it is 2020 and the world has seemingly made amazing societal advances, ethnic tensions are alive and well. As far as the curse is found, racist tendencies abound. That’s a sad state of affairs and is something the world is right to talk about in an effort to bring men and women together.…

Abortion and Bodily Control: Pro-Life People Are Not Interested in Controlling Female Bodies

If you say something often enough, perhaps someone will believe it. At least that’s how the saying goes. This is the tactic that many on the pro-choice side of the abortion debate have seemingly embraced. Keep repeating the narrative that those who oppose abortion are merely concerned with exercising control over female bodies, and the…

Husbands, Love Your Wives

By Dave Zuleger The idea of love is talked about often, dreamed about even more, and the subject of all sorts of songs, shows, and movies. But, what does love really mean? What does it really look like on the ground in the hardest, darkest moments of life? It’s easy to picture what love is…

Appropriate Speech-Acts: Thinking Carefully about Who Says What When the Church is Gathered (Part 2)

In this post I’m building on Part 1. I want to focus on this: when the church gathers for corporate worship, and both men and women are given opportunities to speak, what are appropriate acts of speech for men and women? More specifically, if we say it is appropriate for a woman to prophesy when the…

Appropriate Speech-Acts: Thinking Carefully about Who Says What When the Church is Gathered (Part 1)

*This article has two parts: see Part 2. A generation ago, debates among egalitarians and complementarians were significant. Eventually, the camps settled into their own (two organizations emerged that generally represent the two sides: Council of Biblical Manhood & Womanhood and Christians for Biblical Equality). Today, however, within the settled camp of complementarianism, there are…