He’s referring to these weekly gatherings of Mars Hill exiles—usually male-only “beer and cigar” affairs.
But on this night, given a reporter’s presence and recent dramatic events, the men have invited their wives and are holding off on cigars for a couple hours.
Christians are not innocent in this history of racism and sexism.
And they certainly don’t deserve early release for good behavior.
It starts when they are little and it's age appropriate as they grow and it opens a communication channel to where this is sort of a natural, normal part of the parent-child relationships, where you check in with them, they feel free to ask you questions, and it becomes more of a normative part of conversation of life.
The message communicated here is a strict gender essentialism: The masculine heart is designed in the image of God so that boys and men may be strong and powerful, as how God made them to be.
Pastor Mark Driscoll of Trinity Church in Arizona has shared his thoughts on when parents should talk to their children about sex and offered tips on how to ensure they have a healthy, biblical view of sexuality before entering into marriage.
As a father of five, some of them teenagers, Driscoll said he and his wife, Grace, have some experience engaging in such discussions with children.
Some mornings, I don’t need coffee to jolt me awake. The tweet that did it recently came from a friend who, with a simple “ahem,” forwarded a Mark Driscoll tweet to me.
Driscoll was promoting his current sermon series (and e Book) on the Old Testament book of Ruth.