Reading Real Marriage, Chapter 3: Fake Jesus, Real Man

This post is the third in a series in which I’ll review Mark and Grace Driscoll’s book Real Marriage though a complementarian lens. I myself do not believe that complementarianism is a morally or theologically sound view; but my church does, and it recently hosted Driscoll’s Real Marriage conference. In a recent conversation with my pastor, he said… Read More Reading Real Marriage, Chapter 3: Fake Jesus, Real Man

Reading Real Marriage, Chapter 2: Friends with Acronyms

This post is the second in a series in which I’ll review Mark and Grace Driscoll’s book Real Marriage though a complementarian lens. I myself do not believe that complementarianism is a morally or theologically sound view; but my church does, and it recently hosted Driscoll’s Real Marriage conference. In a recent conversation with my pastor, he said… Read More Reading Real Marriage, Chapter 2: Friends with Acronyms

Pastoral Premarriage Counseling and Sex: Incentive to Lie

I’ve been working my way through Real Marriage for my review — the first post of which will be up tomorrow — and, tangentially, I’ve been thinking about pastoral premarriage counseling and the problems it poses. Many evangelical churches, mine included, require that if a couple is going to be married in that church, they undergo… Read More Pastoral Premarriage Counseling and Sex: Incentive to Lie