Yes, Women Can Be Part of the Spiritual Formation of Men

An audio transcript of John Piper answering a question about female professors in seminary has garnered a lot of (negative) attention since being posted yesterday. He says, "The issue is whether women should be models, mentors, and teachers for those preparing for a role that is biblically designed for spiritual men." His answer? No, women … Continue reading Yes, Women Can Be Part of the Spiritual Formation of Men

Recommended: James K. A. Smith and the Limits of “Orthodoxy”

As you know, I have written before on the issue of homosexuality and orthodoxy. I'd like to recommend the following short treatment of the issue, which is actually a response to a philosopher, written by a professor at Beeson Divinity School, Dr. Gerald McDermott. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calvin College philosophy professor James K.A Smith has done a … Continue reading Recommended: James K. A. Smith and the Limits of “Orthodoxy”

Is teaching Scripture to females just as important as it is to men?

I stood in the Christian Life section of Barnes & Noble yesterday. As I scanned all the books written to disciple women, I was overwhelmed by one thing. The majority of these women had no formal theological education. When I began counting, the number was outstanding. This is the reality that many publishers and churches … Continue reading Is teaching Scripture to females just as important as it is to men?

Hope in the Lord: Philip’s 1 year anniversary with Crohn’s Colitis

Monday marked one year since Philip started bleeding rectally. He was four. Anniversaries are a funny thing. On the one hand, you are thankful for how far you’ve come. On the other hand, those anniversaries bring back to mind those dark days, and it’s almost like you can taste the worry and anxiety that you … Continue reading Hope in the Lord: Philip’s 1 year anniversary with Crohn’s Colitis