March 24, 2018

Influential pastor, author, and theologian John Piper was recently asked for his thoughts on the tsunami of powerful men exposed for sexual abuse in the wake of the crimes of Harvey Weinstein. The question referenced a past article that Piper summed up as follows: “ega...

March 9, 2018

Here in Tanzania, when you become a Christian, you give up drinking alcohol. There’s little cultural distinction between drunkenness and social drinking or drinking in moderation, so becoming a Christian requires a wholesale rejection of alcohol. Meanwhile, many Austra...

Increasingly, survivors are speaking out about the experience of Domestic Violence in Christian households. Women are being insulted, criticized, dragged, hit, threatened, humiliated and stalked by the men who have promised to love and cherish them. Some preachers are...

January 19, 2017

So what does this understanding – that gender inequality is directly rooted in sin – offer to couples who are seeking to live out egalitarian ideals?

It tells us that Gender gender inequality is not just a practical problem, but a spiritual problem one.  So here are thr...

January 17, 2017

One of the most crippling and intractable of human beliefs is that human flourishing is a zero-sum game.  We believe that another person’s flourishing somehow leaves less for us.  That their success limits us.  That their gain must equal our loss.

Not so.  Rat...

January 17, 2017

In Genesis 3, after the man and woman disobey God by eating fruit from the forbidden tree, their equal partnership in carrying out their role as God’s image bearers was broken.  The power struggle that results, and the rule of men over women (Gen 3:16) is a disordering...

January 16, 2017

The introduction to Annabel Crabb’s excellent (and funny!) book The Wife Drought provides a depressingly clear picture of the gender inequality that doggedly persists in Australian society.

‘Of Australian couple families with kids under the age of fifteen, 60 percent h...

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