Category Archives: Book of Oprah

Gotta ask the boss, Christian edition.

In the discussion of Gotta ask the boss, commenter AnonS described a man up group he found via his local mega church: Local mega church had a small group listing for a ‘radical men’s mentoring group’ that I emailed for … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Radical Mentoring, Regi Campbell | 127 Comments

Man up and share your feelings.

I mentioned UNCOMMEN in Hair Shirts and Chest Thumping last week.  One of their recent blog posts is Her Needs Above Yours, which claims that God orders husbands to follow pop psychology and become “emotionally available” to their wives: …God … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, Game, Honor Your Father Today | 78 Comments

Real Men Step Up to Fifty Shades of Rationalization.

There is a blog companion to FamilyLife/Dennis Rainey’s Stepping Up® book and video program, and it has a three part series by Scott Williams on Fifty Shades of Grey (50SOG).  With the titles alone, you can’t make this stuff up: What’s a … Continue reading

Posted in 50 Shades of Grey, Book of Oprah, Complementarian, Denial, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Game, Headship, Manliness, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Stepping Up®, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 160 Comments

Reassurance to husbands, reassurance to wives.

Reader YS shared a video advertising the FamilyLife Weekend To Remember “marriage getaway”.  The video starts with reassurance to husbands, who instinctively know what these kinds of events are like: The look on your face says it all.  Your spouse … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, FamilyLife, Sheila Gregoire | 76 Comments

Rubbing body parts together.

Deti noted in the comments of the last post that there is a deep aversion in modern Christians to the idea that both spouses (not just husbands) owe sex to each other, as outlined in 1 Cor 7. Pastors and … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Book of Oprah, Dr. Russell Moore, Frigidity, Marriage, New Morality, Romantic Love, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 107 Comments