Category Archives: Christian Films

Hair shirts and chest thumping.

Conservative Christians are terrified.  They are terrified of offending women, especially women in feminist rebellion.  This creates a problem, because conservative Christians still want to condemn the outcome of feminism.  The question is, how to condemn the outcome of feminism … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Christian Films, Complementarian, Courageous, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Honor Your Father Today, Mark Driscoll, Mom's Night Out, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 147 Comments

So common no one notices.

Several commenters have noted that their pastor doesn’t give anti-father sermons on Father’s Day*.  I don’t doubt this, as the church I attend doesn’t do this either.  But the anti-father sermon on a day reserved to honor fathers is just … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Catholic Answers Forum, Christian Films, Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Father's Day, Fatherhood, Honor Your Father Today, Kendrick Brothers, Mom's Night Out, Traditional Conservatives, War Room | 43 Comments

Bad boys, single moms, and the love of a strong independent woman.

WWE (pro wrestling) Studios has entered the Christian movie business with The Resurrection Of Gavin Stone.  Based on the preview packed with Christian manosphere cliches, it appears that WWE Studios has thoroughly researched their target audience.  As Scott Heisel at … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Films, You can't make this stuff up | 52 Comments

The roots of modern Christian wife worship.

In the discussion of Women as responders, commenter Neguy pointed out that the idea that women are naturally good (so long as their husband is loving) goes much further back than 1972: I think you’ll find that the core of … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Christian Films, Disrespecting Respectability, Kendrick Brothers, Rebellion, Theological Crossdressing, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 115 Comments

Deepwater Horizon is a pleasant surprise.

In our discussion back in 2014 of Mom’s Night Out, Cane Caldo astutely commented: Our movies really hate married fathers. “Taken” is acceptable as a movie premise because Liam Neeson’s father character is divorced. “Homeland” is also fine because Jason … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Films, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Marriage, Movies | 77 Comments