Category Archives: Marriage

No respect for men who marry single mothers.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a 2016 article by Sam Parkison excoriating Christian men for not marrying single mothers.  Parkison calls Christian men’s preferences in this regard vanity, and repeats the charge three times: But functionally, marriage is still idealized … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Midwestern Seminary, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 243 Comments

Warhorn interview: What does a man need to do to live a satisfying and productive life?

For context regarding this series see this post.  You can also see the whole series. [—————————Begin my email to Nathan—————————] @Nathan 4. What does a man need to do to live a satisfying and productive life in today’s culture? 5. What does a … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Films, Courageous, Marriage, Mom's Night Out, Nathan Alberson, Warhorn Interview, Warhorn Media | 127 Comments

The chivalric rules of love.

French poets, in the eleventh century, discovered or invented, or were the first to express, that romantic species of passion which English poets were still writing about in the nineteenth. They effected a change which has left no corner of … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, De Amore, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Wake-up call | 93 Comments

Is Christian marriage only for elite women?

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. –Romans 12:10, ESV Last week Pastor Michael Foster and I had an excellent exchange in the comments of my post Unless the men are *Christian*. The discussion was … Continue reading

Posted in Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Miserliness, Pastor Michael Foster, Submission, The only real man in the room | 181 Comments

Loud and proud complementarians: No more taboos.

Secular gay activists have worked for decades to remove the taboo from homosexuality.  “Loud and Proud” is their motto, and now Christian gay activists are doing the same work in conservative churches.  Eve Tushnet writes in There’s a Place for Us: … Continue reading

Posted in Loud and proud complementarians, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Sam Allberry, Rosaria Butterfield, Slate, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives | 147 Comments