Category Archives: Headship

A marriage isn’t a military unit.

Commenter Warthog wrote that I have missed Pastor Doug Wilson’s point when he claimed that a husband is like a captain of a ship, and therefore “the man is completely responsible for all the problems [in the marriage]”: Not defending … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 114 Comments

How should a Christian husband go about instilling fear in his wife?*

Pastor Doug Wilson writes** in The Great Servant Leadership Mistake (emphasis mine): So what would a genuine servant leadership result in? If it were the real deal, the result would be a greater likelihood of the wife being willing to refer … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Servant Leader, Submission | 72 Comments

Headship sleight of hand

Cane Caldo explains in I Am Not Called to “Lead” in the Bible: Our age’s focus on a husband’s leadership is a clever redirect away from the Biblical command for wives to submit and obey. Every instance of Biblical instruction … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Cane Caldo, Headship, Marriage, Submission | 58 Comments

Vashti’s daughters.

3 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by … Continue reading

Posted in Gary Thomas, Headship, Rebellion, Sheila Gregoire, Submission, Vashti | 141 Comments

Defenseless

Sheila Gregoire has a post about a twitter fight she and another Christian feminist (Julie Anne) had with a complementarian Southern Baptist pastor (Steve Camp).  Sheila and Julie Anne were defending an article denying headship and instead arguing for mutual … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Matt Chandler, Pastor Steve Camp, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Sheila Gregoire, Southern Baptist Convention, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 145 Comments