Browsing All posts tagged under »biblical manhood«

Christmas tips for dads

December 17, 2009


This Sunday, we will be preaching the second message in our new series out of John 3:16, “The Gift.” This week’s focus will be on God’s purposeful and redemptive giving of his only son Jesus to an evil world that hated him. As we discussed last week, the essence of the Christmas season, at least […]

Virgin Lips Movement

May 7, 2009


Virgin Lips Movement – ever heard of it? While it has gained worldwide media attention and scorn, I recently heard the actual phraseology for the first time in an article by Dr. Albert Mohler.  The movement, which seems to be a more hard-core version of the Abstinence Pledges of the 1980s and 1990s, seeks to […]

john chrysostom on parenting

March 28, 2009


John Chrysostom, aka the “gold-tongued preacher” of church history, is probably best-known for his unrivaled ability to preach the Bible.  As I was studying for my message this weekend on honoring father & mother, I came across a little-known sermon he preached entitled, “An Address on Vainglory and the Right Way for Parents to Bring […]

over my dead body, son

March 20, 2009


Thought this was an interesting article by Dr. John Piper about biblical manhood.  In his hometown, they are now allowing girls to compete with boys in the state high school wrestling competition.  His response to fathers/sons: Yes, I am talking to the boys’ fathers. If the girls’ fathers don’t care how boys manhandle their daughters, […]

where have all the men gone?

February 27, 2009


Since March is officially women’s history month, I thought I would dedicate this first post to the issue of gender makeup in the church (no pun intended).  A recent Pew Research survey over 35,000 adults from multiple denominations found that women (surprise, surprise) were more spiritually engaged with their church than their male counterparts on […]

Featured Resource: Dating Booklet for Teens

January 27, 2009


One of the goals of this blog is to provide a free platform for sharing ministry resources with other pastors, youth pastors, and parents outside the Highview sphere.  Today I wanted to highlight one in particular that we get asked about a lot, especially from parents – dating and sexuality.  The Highview staff has compiled […]