Was Adam “With” Eve While She Was Tempted?

As I've wrestled with Scripture the past several years over the issue of manhood, Genesis 1-3 has remained foundational in the development of my theology of Christian masculinity. I find myself continually returning to this text in order to glean insights on God's plan for redeemed manhood. It is my contention that an important feature … Continue reading Was Adam “With” Eve While She Was Tempted?

What's the Difference Between Meekness and Passivity?

According to Genesis 3, male passivity always leads to trouble for men and for women. When discussing biblical manhood, therefore, we often emphasize the need for men to shun their tendency toward passivity and embrace their God-given calling to pursue courageous intentionality in their homes, churches, places of work, and greater communities. For some guys, however, it is … Continue reading What's the Difference Between Meekness and Passivity?