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The Women Who Blogged and Brought a Heresy To It’s Knees.

How fitting that an unorthodox theological position running rampant for 30 years in evangelicalism, namely the complementarian doctrine of a hierarchically ordered Trinity based on authority/submission (ESS – Eternal Subordination of the Son) that has given rise to patriarchy, misogyny, clerical abuse by arrogant bully New Calvinist pastors, the silencing of women, the problematic ESV…

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UK men forgotten how to act like Gentlemen

Email newsletter this morning from Mark Hall, Director of Socked. ———————————————- A recent study by socked.co.uk, the black sock subscription service for discerning gentlemen, highlighted the distant lack of manners in today’s society. 46% of men admitted to spitting in public Only 40% of men held doors open for ladies on a regular basis Only a shameful 4%…

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In Search of Masculine Christianity

Rachel Held Evans issued a challenge to male bloggers last week in response to John Piper’s suggestion at the Desiring God conference that “God has given Christianity a masculine feel”, which she thought was “a strange way to talk about the Bride of Christ.” I didn’t have time to write anything but I noticed that 150…

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Covenant Making is not always evil

Yesterday I was at All Saints [Hataitai] Church to witness and participate in a covenant signing ceremony. But before you get all excited about that word “covenant“,  I should tell you that: 1. Yes, I know all about last week’s contract/covenant controversy at Mars Hill Seattle and agree that covenants can be abused to control people…

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Guys in dresses preaching to grandmas

What does a sex-drenched society need most of all? Another book on sex, perhaps? Some preachers think so. In Texas, Ed and Lisa Young are promoting their new book on sex from the rooftop of their house as part of a Sexperiment. [Sounds like “Buy our book or we will do something you will regret!”] And…

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Effemigate

Huge blog discussion right now on effeminate men in the church. Some blog posts have over 500 comments. Wow! If I did NOT have a life . . .  I would probably jump into the conversation :-] I dont want to say much. I have heard Mark Driscoll say similar things more than a decade…

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