Category Archives: Joel and Kathy Davisson

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 | 64 Comments

Reworking Malachi 2:16 for our feminist era (part 2).

In part one of this series I explained how Malachi 2:16 is being reworked from a condemnation of divorce theft to justification for divorce theft.  Thus Joel and Kathy Davisson have changed the meaning of “God hates divorce” to God … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Marriage, Not Listening, Pastor Sam Powell, selling divorce, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 144 Comments

Reworking Malachi 2:16 for our feminist era (part 1).

I’ve written previously about the modern Christian cross-dressing view of marriage, where wives are in absolute headship and regularly need to give their husbands wakeup calls to establish their authority.  While wives punishing disobedient husbands is a universal modern Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Church Apathy About Divorce, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fireproof, Grey Divorce, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Marriage, New Morality, Rebellion, selling divorce, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, War Room | 114 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