Category Archives: Rebellion

The wake-up call.

Even as wives are commanded to submit to the authority of their husbands, the husband is called to a far higher standard of Christ-like love and devotion toward the wife. – Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, FamilyLife, Focus on the Family, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Mark Driscoll, New Morality, Rebellion, Submission, Threatpoint, Wake-up call | 293 Comments

Twisted Scripture.

Nearly all of the instruction to husbands and wives in the New Testament tends to make modern Christians very uncomfortable.  There is for example a cottage industry to explain away headship and submission in Ephesians 5:22-27.  This cottage industry has … Continue reading

Posted in Feminists, Fireproof, Foolishness, Moxie, Rebellion | 164 Comments

Call the Kendrick brothers!

I think we’ve found the script for the sequel to Fireproof. Empathologism shares a lesson to Christian husbands in his post The reverse nuclear option, the submissive Christian wife.  The lesson is from Dennis Rainey’s FamilyLife, and opens with a quote … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Fireproof, Foolishness, Kendrick Brothers, Lowering The Boom, Rebellion, Satire, Threatpoint | 577 Comments

Submission is something a wife must voluntarily offer.

The statement in the title is true, but is often used as a canard to nullify headship.  It is offered as fine print which secretly negates the clear terms of Christian marriage.  As an example of how this is used … Continue reading

Posted in FamilyLife, Feminists, Frame, Marriage, Rebellion, Submission, Tim and Kathy Keller | 563 Comments

Fragging Christian Headship

Lord God, as well, I pray for those men who are here that are cowards.  They are silent passive impish worthless men.  They are making a mess of everything in their life.  And they are such sweet little boys that … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Courageous, FamilyLife, Feminists, Fireproof, Mark Driscoll, Marriage, Rebellion, Submission, Whispers | 291 Comments