Category Archives: Disrespecting Respectability

It started with a whimper (a servant leader is born).

Bdash77 pointed me* to the book Every Man’s Marriage, an Every Man’s Guide to Winning the heart of a woman.  This is the follow up book to the wildly popular Every Man’s Battle, and is by the same authors (Stephen … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fred Stoeker, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 88 Comments

Their love for crossdressing is sincere.

Reader Swanny River commented on the zeal conservative Christians have for the husbands winning their wives without a word: Take it from a submitted husband, the church has no limits and continue burdening husbands, even once they go to bed … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. Raymond Force, Rebellion | 26 Comments

God, guns, and single mothers.

Spoiler alert:  This post discusses the plot of the movie The 15:17 to Paris. I had the chance to watch The 15:17 to Paris last week, a movie the critics have brutalized.  Slate’s review of the movie is titled The 15:17 to … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Guns, Movies, Slate, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 70 Comments

Leading *is* serving.

In my last post I pointed out the pattern of complementarians defining headship as service in practice, and leadership in theory.  Dr Raymond Force puts this into numbers as 99% service and 1% leadership, but the message is that leadership … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. Raymond Force, Frame, Headship, Servant Leader, Submission | 42 Comments

99% servant, 1% leader.

In Exactly What Does it Mean for the Wife to Submit to Her Husband, pastor and Christian life coach Dr. Raymond Force explains that the reason women bristle at the New Testament verses on submission is that they mistakenly think the verses … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. Raymond Force, Frame, Headship, Servant Leader, The only real man in the room, Turning a blind eye | 48 Comments