Book Review: Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ

Review by Mike Christ | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Rosaria Butterfield has become a popular speaker on the topic of sexuality. But we sell her short—and even risk misunderstanding her message—if we look to her book as only pertaining to homosexuality

Book Review: His Testimonies, My Heritage, ed. by Kristie Anyabwile

Review by Melissa Kruger | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

If your soul is weary and your heart in need of refreshment, take a drink from the wisdom found in His Testimonies My Heritage

Book Review: (A)Typical Woman: Free, Whole, and Called in Christ, by Abigail Dodds

Review by Chesed Broggi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

I don’t know how Abigail Dodds feels about “empowerment” messages on clothing. But her new book, (A)typical Woman, is a substantive and real message of empowerment for women.

Advocating for the Ministries of Single Women in Your Church

By Katie McCoy | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

How can pastors champion the contributions of unmarried women to their congregation?

What We Can Teach Our Kids about Complementarianism

By Bobby Scott | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

What can we teach our kids about complementarianism?

Developing A Culture of Women Discipling Women

By Bev Berrus | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Intentional discipleship changed my life. That’s why I’ve strived to make these kinds of relationships contagious among the women in every church I’ve been a member of.

Calling All Competent Complementarians

By Carrie Russell | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Dear sisters in the Lord, one of the greatest ways you can live out complementarianism to the glory of God is by growing in both competence and confidence.

Joy for Joyless Pastors’ Wives

By Keri Folmar | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

So if you’re bogged down and unable to see the importance of your ministry, get up to the crest of the hill and survey your husband’s work. The fruit he bears is the fruit of your ministry too.

The Sweet Rewards of a Quiet Ministry

By Erin Wheeler | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

As a woman, I’ve had to wrestle with God through some of the seasons where ministry opportunities took the backseat, where they were almost invisible.

The Accidental Reformation: How Luther and Calvin Reformed the Family

By Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Martin Luther and John Calvin represent two theologians of the Reformation, that Bible-driven movement so long ago, who promoted God’s vision for the family and led many to do the same.

The Conversation Behind the Conversation: How Ecclesiological Assumptions Shape Our Complementarianism

By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Behind many of our complementarian debates are significant differences about how we view the church.

Seven Women’s Ministries in the New Testament

By Jonathan Rourke | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

Here are seven ways we can encourage women to use their spiritual and material resources.

You’re Not a Healthy Church Unless You Care About Titus 2

By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.10.2019

If your church doesn’t encourage women teaching women the Bible, then it’s not fulfilling Scripture’s vision of a healthy church.

Book Review: The Reappearing Church, by Mark Sayers

Review by Brett McCracken | 12.05.2019

Renewal begins with desperation and repentance: a recognition of our utter impotence; a passionate falling at the feet of Christ.

What the Psalter Should Teach Us about the Songs We Sing

By Brian Sandifer | 12.02.2019

Though our songs aren’t inspired like the Psalter’s, they can be just as theologically vast and emotionally diverse.