Biblical Gender and Sexuality: An Expose On Manhood and Womanhood

Transforming Homosexuality: What The Bible Says About Sexual Orientation And Change

Few issues are as controversial as the topic of homosexuality in our day. Within the past several years, in large part due to a decision by the United States Supreme Court on gay marriage, the number of books coming out on gay marriage has significantly...

Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality by Nancy Pearcey

The publication of Nancy Pearcey’s book, Total Truth: Liberating Christianity From Its Cultural Captivity sent shockwaves throughout the evangelical world and helped equip a new generation of apologists. Total Truth confronted the notion that scientific...

God’s Grand Plan for Motherhood: Nurturing Life for the Glory of Christ

God’s grand plan for motherhood is the same plan that He has for everything He has created. He created all things for his glory. So to put it bluntly, motherhood is about nurturing life. God has created and equipped women to nurture the life He...

A Better Future

A 2016 issue of Time Magazine featured an essay by Jessi Hempel telling the...

August 2018 Recommended Books for Theology for Life

August 2018 Recommended Books for Theology for Life

This season at Servants of Grace, we’ve been taking a look at biblical gender roles and the authority of the Word of God. From attacks on the image of God, to the authority of the Word, to a man being a man and a woman being a woman, many people have a lot...

Talking to Your Children About Transgenderism

Talking to Your Children About Transgenderism

I have three young children who each profess faith in Jesus Christ. As we bring them up, my wife and I are continually reminded that we are doing so in an age that is hostile to the Kingdom of Christ and to the Word of God. Of course, this is nothing new....

10 Steps To Find a Godly Wife

10 Steps To Find a Godly Wife

I am writing this post for my young brother and myriads of other young men like him—young, single men that I have conversations with almost daily about life and relationships. I know that God does not call every man to marriage, but for the many that he...

Regular Pastors and Discipleship

Regular Pastors and Discipleship

I am a regular pastor, and I have a heart for regular pastors and the churches they lead. When I think about a regular pastor, I think about a guy pastoring a small to medium sized church. Despite the attention given to celebrity pastors and their massive...

Pastor Love Your Wife

Pastor Love Your Wife

One might think it would be easy for a pastor to love his wife. A pastor preaches on marriage often enough to know how a husband should love his wife, right? Ignorance is certainly not an option. We also see pastors exhorting couples during wedding...

Biblical Blessings of Young Marriage

Biblical Blessings of Young Marriage

“Marriage. Marriage is what brings us together today. Marriage that blessed arrangement, that dream within a dream …” and so goes one of the most famous quotes from the movie, The Princess Bride.  What makes the quote funny is how the minister pronounces...

I Need My Fellow Mom’s

I Need My Fellow Mom’s

I like to be independent. I like to make my own decisions. I don’t want to be seen as following the crowd. I also don’t like to ask for help. I like to be self-sufficient; running on my own power, my own skills, my own abilities. Can you relate? We don’t...

How to Preach on Biblical Gender Roles

How to Preach on Biblical Gender Roles

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we are learning about biblical gender roles, biblical manhood and womanhood, all with a focus to help people learn what these great truths are, and how to minister to them. These issues are not for the ivory...

Marriage and Friendship: Becoming Best Friends With Your Spouse

Marriage and Friendship: Becoming Best Friends With Your Spouse

Marriage is often painfully hard. After all, marriage is the joining of two sinners, preferably if they are Christians (so saint-sinners) together in covenant before God. Marriage according to the Genesis 3 world is not perfect. In the New Jerusalem, there...

Advice For Young Dads in Ministry

Advice For Young Dads in Ministry

Before I continue, it is important you know that I write better than I live. Everything seems neat and tidy in print. There is nothing neat and tidy about parenting. Parenting is the most difficult job in the world and no one can convince me otherwise....

Dear Young Mother

Dear Young Mother

Dear Young Mother, You may feel invisible during this season of life. You aren’t. We serve El Roi, the God who sees us (Genesis 16:13). You are seen. You are known. Your selfless love and service, though imperfect, matter for the Kingdom. You, dear momma,...

What About Those Who Reject the Christian Sexual Ethic?

What About Those Who Reject the Christian Sexual Ethic?

One of my friends once asked asked me if it was morally permissible to sleep with his girlfriend. She was pressuring him to sleep with her, and he was contemplating giving in to her requests. By the time he approached me, he had almost talked himself into...

Equipping for Life An Interview with Andreas Köstenberger

Equipping for Life An Interview with Andreas Köstenberger

Dr. Andreas Köstenberger is founder of Biblical Foundations and has recently accepted a position as Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Director of the Center for Biblical Studies. T4L:...

10 Things You Should Know about Fatherhood

10 Things You Should Know about Fatherhood

Fatherhood began in God, since He is our Father. God is our Father at two levels. One, He created us: “Is not he your father, who created you, who made you and established you?” (Deuteronomy 32:6). Two, He adopted us: “You have received the Spirit of...

Ten Ways to Exercise Christ-like Headship

Ten Ways to Exercise Christ-like Headship

Few words are more invested with meaning than the term “headship”. It’s a Christological and theological term that is grounded in Ephesians 5:23, which reads, “For the husband is the head [Greek, kephale] of the wife even as Christ is the head of the...