There’s been a lot of press around Mark Driscoll lately and the resurfacing of some of his comments about the weak nature of men in America, particularly in the church. While I do not agree with his stance, I do want to approach the critical question he poses: what does a man who is following Jesus called to look and act like? Does he become a tame, domesticated man like Driscoll believes most of the church has become? Or does he have to be an angry Christian with machismo tendencies? Like most things, what gets the press are the polarized opinions of a small few. I by no means think my thoughts are the perfect middle, but I want to throw in a few thoughts on what defining masculinity looks like for those trying to follow Jesus.
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