Gender Issues

Book Review: Why Men Do Not Go to Church, by Cortland Myers (1899)

Review by Ken Barbic | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.08.2010

Today is the age of target marketing. Savvy advertisers constantly ask themselves, "How can we make our product more desirable to the various groups who are presently unaware of its benefits?"

It’s in this vein that Cortland Myers raises the question in his book by the title, "Why do men not go to church?" This is, he says, "one of the burning questions of the hour."

Book Review: Why Men Hate Going to Church, by David Murrow

Review by Jamie Dunlop | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.06.2010

Churches have shifted toward a style that is comfortable for the stereotypical woman—at the expense of the stereotypical man.

Book Review: Manly Dominion: In a Passive-Purple-Four-Ball World, by Mark Chanski

Review by Owen Strachan | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology | 03.06.2010

This book is superb. It will train the godly men of today to raise the godly men of tomorrow.

Book Review: Where Are All the Brothers?, by Eric Redmond

Review by Tony Carter | 9Marks Journal: Missions | 03.03.2010

Once you have read it, give it away. Give it away because a biblical answer to one of these excuses may be the catalyst for calling a wayward sheep home.

Why is Defending Male Headship Important for Church Health?

By Bruce Ware | 02.26.2010

In what sense then is biblical male/female complementarity central and primary to the Christian faith?

The Gospel & Deliberate Complementarian Pastors

By C. J. Mahaney | 9Marks Journal: Marriage & Pastor's Wives | 02.25.2010

I am convinced that the complementarian position will strengthen the church in her God given-role to proclaim and protect the gospel.

Contextualizing the Gospel in an Egalitarian World

By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: The Emerging Church | 02.25.2010

A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.

Feminism in Your Church and Home with Russell Moore, Randy Stinson, and C.J. Mahaney

By C. J. Mahaney, M. Dever, R. Stinson, R. D. Moore | 04.30.2007

What does Randy Stinson say feminism is? Why does Russ Moore say most members of our churches are in “same sex” marriages? Why does Mark Dever think pastors should pay attention? Why does C.J. Mahaney think Mark needs to make a bigger deal of complementarianism vs. egalitarianism than he does?