Category Archives: Dr. David Clarke

For the love of marital strife.

Pleased to meet you Hope you guess my name But what’s puzzling you Is the nature of my game –The Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil There is another aspect to the Dr. Russell Moore sermon I wrote about in … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage, Mark Driscoll, Traditional Conservatives, Rebellion, Whispers, FamilyLife, Focus on the Family, Attacking headship, Turning a blind eye, Dr. David Clarke, Pastor Matt Chandler, Disrespecting Respectability, Pastor Sam Powell, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Dr. Russell Moore, Pastor Caleb Suko | 108 Comments

Not listening.

A few readers have challenged my observation that when complementarians say husbands are guilty of “not listening” to their wives what they mean is husbands aren’t doing what the wife says.  I’ve recently offered multiple examples where complementarians do this … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Bill Bennett, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Denial, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Fireproof, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Headship, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Not Listening, Rebellion, Submission, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 108 Comments

God’s secret plan for every married man’s life.

Magnus asks I wonder what Dr. Hegstrom and the Davissons would say to a genuinely abused man: A man who has been denied sex for years, has been emotionally manipulated and threatened with divorce and financial ruin, and has had … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Focus on the Family, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Marriage, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Wife worship, You can't make this stuff up | 364 Comments

Way ahead of you

Commenters pacguy and Jonadab-the-Rechabite both point out that by the definitions of abuse from Life Skills International and FotF wives are regularly abusing their husbands, and they are very often doing so at the direction of Life Skills, FotF, the Davissons, … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Dr. Willard Harley, Duluth Model, Focus on the Family, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Threatpoint, Wake-up call, You can't make this stuff up | 96 Comments

FotF and Dr. Hegstrom: Check your male privilege.

Screaming abuse is a brilliant feminist tool to keep husbands compliant because while there are some abusive men who mistreat women, feminists know they can appeal to men as a group to do pretty much anything to try to help … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Dr. Willard Harley, Duluth Model, Feminists, Focus on the Family, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Marriage, Rebellion, Submission, Threatpoint, Wake-up call | 177 Comments