Men & Women


Why does the New Testament lift up singleness as a noble calling? How can we value singlehood in a conservative culture that lifts up marriage and biological family so highly?  The book of Genesis opens with a man living alone and God declaring it “not good” (Gen 2:18). The New … Read More

Wedding as Divine Drama

Weddings are beautiful; something about them moves us. But if you think about it, they’re also a bit strange. Think about it: a man and a woman decide to start a life together, but to do so the woman has to wear a brand-new solid white dress (which she won’t … Read More

Fellow Heirs, Kings and Queens

Immediately after Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, God rather cryptically foretold that from then on, the relationship between man and woman would be fraught with attempts to dominate and subvert each other (Gen 3:16). Well, sure enough.  Mainstream society today is trying very hard to push back against … Read More