Category Archives: Church Apathy About Divorce

Why didn’t He think of that?

Just before Naghmeh Sabedini reiterated her charges of abuse against her persecuted husband, Christian Today published:  Why evangelicals pray for persecuted pastors rather than battered women.* Ed Cyzewski explains that God only hates divorce when it doesn’t come with cash … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Christian Today, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marriage, Pastor Abedini | 311 Comments

Fatherless doublethink

As everyone knows, women struggle greatly with commitment.  This is why the Christian blogger at Uplifting Love has offered a list of ten things Christian husbands can do to stave off the ever present threat of their wives becoming unhappy … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Today, Church Apathy About Divorce, Denial, Doublethink, Fatherhood, Turning a blind eye | 260 Comments

Never let a crisis go to waste

In my last post I described the surprising wisdom included in a New York Times piece on marriage: “The way to stay married,” my mother says, “is not to get divorced.” This is in line with both the Bible and … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Church Apathy About Divorce, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Focus on the Family, Jim Daly, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Whispers, Wife worship | 279 Comments

Someone should have warned them.

The Daily Mail has a heart rending story* about some recent immigrants to the UK who ended up in prison because they didn’t fully understand the local laws and customs.   New to the country and in dire need of money, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Apathy About Divorce, Daily Mail, Online Scammers, Satire | 157 Comments

Hollywood’s hero can’t save the day

IBB linked to an interesting article by Megan McArdle on Bloomberg View: How Hollywood Can Save Our Families.  McArdle points out the enormous disadvantage broken homes create for children and our society.  She proposes having Hollywood use its moral force … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Christian Films, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, Fatherhood, Feminists, Headship, Traditional Conservatives | 92 Comments