Tag: gender

The Christian and Marriage

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh (Genesis 2:24). For the Christian of any time and place, marriage must goContinue reading

Christianity and the Fall

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1). God made man and woman in His image and likeness; they, as the rest of God’s creation, were very good (Genesis 1:26-27, 31).Continue reading

Gender Roles in 1 Timothy 2:8-15

I desire therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing. In like manner, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefastness and sobriety; not with braidedContinue reading

Gender and Identity

And God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them (Genesis 1:27). For the past few generations the Western world has begun toContinue reading

Culture Shock

What happens when the country boy goes to the big city, or the big city girl goes out to live in the country? What happens when a person who has lived in extreme poverty inContinue reading

Are We Defined by Our Desires?

One of the great drivers of the major changes in attitude and perspective about sexuality in modern Western culture involves sexuality and identity. Many today take for granted the idea that a person can beContinue reading

The Perils of Cultural Accommodation

Christians living in twenty-first century Western culture live in dynamic and interesting times. In a very short time many cultural values have been transformed; behavior previously considered unacceptable is now justified, and condemnation of thatContinue reading