Category Archives: Dr. Paul Hegstrom

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 | 66 Comments

The temptation for wives to claim abuse.

In our age claiming abuse is a powerful tool for wives to punish their husbands.  This creates a profound temptation for wives to betray their husbands for any or no reason.  Everything is abuse, and for a husband to be … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity Today, Domestic Violence, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Duluth Model, Focus on the Family, Pastor Abedini, Rebellion, Wake-up call | 463 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