Category Archives: Fatherhood

Modern Christian culture’s deep antipathy for fathers.

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: 3 “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Christian Films, Courageous, Denial, Father's Day, Fatherhood, Feminists, Fireproof, Headship, Kendrick Brothers, Rebellion | 230 Comments

Only if he finds a better woman than his mother and grandmother

Father’s Day predictably brings out diverse sentiments in our post marriage world.  For Christian leaders it brings out contempt for husbands and fathers, including the now traditional (if not obligatory) sermon tearing down men in front of their families.  Christians who … Continue reading

Posted in Father's Day, Fatherhood, Rationalization Hamster, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 109 Comments

A bit of data on Black children living with their fathers.

As I explained in Black Fathers [Don’t] Matter, the official data on intact families is problematic because both HHS and the US Census are all too eager to count any man mom is shacking up with as the father.  Because of this, … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Data, Fatherhood, Illegitimacy | 133 Comments

Black Fathers [Don’t] Matter.

With the riots in Baltimore one of the issues being discussed is the breakdown of the Black family.  Phillip Bump at the Washington Post tackles this very question in Rand Paul cites a ‘lack of fathers’ in Baltimore. Here’s what the data … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Data, Denial, Fatherhood, Foolishness | 202 Comments

On exceptions and rules.

Dr. Helen kindly linked to my previous post in: Is Imprisoning Men for Child Support a Way for the Government to Destroy Traditional Marriage? In the discussion of her post I made a point I’m not sure I have made directly … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Denial, Fatherhood, Foolishness, Motherhood | 335 Comments