Category Archives: Courageous

Is Christian marriage only for elite women?

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. –Romans 12:10, ESV Last week Pastor Michael Foster and I had an excellent exchange in the comments of my post Unless the men are *Christian*. The discussion was … Continue reading

Posted in Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Miserliness, Pastor Michael Foster, Submission, The only real man in the room | 173 Comments

How the Kendricks, Rainey, and Lepine see the married fathers they go to church with.

Family Life and the Kendrick brothers set out to make a movie to teach about biblical parenting.  The title of the movie is Like Arrows, and they describe it at Family Life as portraying the typical Christian family (emphasis mine): The … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Bob Lepine, CBN, Christian Films, Courageous, Denial, Dennis Rainey, Disrespecting Respectability, FamilyLife, Fatherhood, Fireproof, Indivisible, Kendrick Brothers, Like Arrows, Marriage, Mom's Night Out, Movies, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 79 Comments

Headship tomorrow and headship yesterday, but never headship today.

“The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday—but never jam to-day.” “It must come sometimes to ‘jam to-day,’” Alice objected. “No, it ca’n’t,” said the Queen. “It’s jam every other day: to-day isn’t any other day, you know” ― Lewis … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Reforming Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 151 Comments

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, Football, 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 | 156 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 | 45 Comments