Category Archives: Book of Oprah

What to do when the tingles wane.

In modern Christian theology, the wife’s vagina is God’s messenger.  If a woman isn’t sexually attracted to her husband it is a sign of God’s displeasure in her husband. Sheila Gregoire has adopted the same modern Christian teaching, and brings … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, Gary Thomas, Rebellion, Romantic Love, selling divorce, Sheila Gregoire, Threatpoint, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call, Whispers, Wife worship | 123 Comments

Do it for the validation.

From the ironically titled site For your marriage, comes a pitch to use the annulment process to validate your decision to divorce even if you don’t plan on remarrying: I do not plan to re-marry. Why should I present a … Continue reading

Posted in Annulments, Book of Oprah, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Rationalization Hamster, selling divorce, Turning a blind eye | 71 Comments

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 Ask the boss, Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Radical Mentoring, Regi Campbell, She's the boss. | 149 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 | 164 Comments