Category Archives: Focus on the Family

Headship makes all the difference.

Commenter James asks if there isn’t at least a kernel of truth to Stanton & Gilder’s view of men, women, and marriage, even if they have in the process mangled this kernel of truth: Isn’t there some sense where the … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. Daniel Amnéus, Feral Females, Focus on the Family, George Gilder, Glenn Stanton, Headship, Patriarchal Dividend, Serial Monogamy, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 39 Comments

Stanton’s dilemma

Glenn Stanton closes his article Manhood is not natural* with an odd question: The question is, how can we recover manhood today? We must find the answer. For it is not only the fate of men that is at stake, … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Focus on the Family, George Gilder, Glenn Stanton, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 105 Comments

It is all about clarity.

Recently The Atlantic ran an article crowing about the feminist victory at the Southern Baptist Convention.  Southern Baptists Embrace Gender-Inclusive Language in the Bible*: Last fall, the publishing arm of the 15-million member Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) released the Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Moore, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. Denny Burk, Dr. Douglass Moo, Dr. John Piper, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Envy, Feminist Territory Marking, Feminists, Focus on the Family, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives | 100 Comments

Hair shirts and chest thumping.

Conservative Christians are terrified.  They are terrified of offending women, especially women in feminist rebellion.  This creates a problem, because conservative Christians still want to condemn the outcome of feminism.  The question is, how to condemn the outcome of feminism … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Christian Films, Complementarian, Courageous, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Honor Your Father Today, Mark Driscoll, Mom's Night Out, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 151 Comments

Step up, so they don’t have to (part 1).

There is a well loved refrain, especially among complementarians, that men need to “step up”.  This is a deceptive phrase, because in reality the objective is to allow men to avoid what is difficult and uncomfortable.  It is false bravado … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dave and Ann Wilson, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Dr. Russell Moore, Focus on the Family, Frigidity, Glenn Stanton, Legitimacy, Manliness, Marriage, Military, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rape Culture, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 156 Comments