Category Archives: Divorce

The rational response to high divorce rates.

Note:  Most of the data presented in this post is from family profiles produced by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU).  For brevity when referencing a family profile from the NCFMR … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Marriage, NCFMR | 173 Comments

Women as responders

In the past I’ve shared Joel and Kathy Davisson’s theology of women as responders. Joel explains in their book: “Can’t the woman be the problem? The man is not always the problem in marriage.” Of course I gestured toward my … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Game, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 64 Comments

Tempting wives to stay married.

In God hates divorce? Pastor Sam Powell worries that some readers may suspect he is soft on divorce: This article is a little more technical than I usually write. There is a reason for it. I am fully aware that … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful truth, Church Apathy About Divorce, Divorce, New Morality, Pastor Sam Powell, Rebellion, selling divorce | 277 Comments

Reworking Malachi 2:16 for our feminist era (part 2).

In part one of this series I explained how Malachi 2:16 is being reworked from a condemnation of divorce theft to justification for divorce theft.  Thus Joel and Kathy Davisson have changed the meaning of “God hates divorce” to God … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Marriage, Not Listening, Pastor Sam Powell, selling divorce, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 144 Comments

Reworking Malachi 2:16 for our feminist era (part 1).

I’ve written previously about the modern Christian cross-dressing view of marriage, where wives are in absolute headship and regularly need to give their husbands wakeup calls to establish their authority.  While wives punishing disobedient husbands is a universal modern Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Church Apathy About Divorce, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fireproof, Grey Divorce, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Marriage, New Morality, Rebellion, selling divorce, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, War Room | 114 Comments