Category Archives: Pastor Matt Chandler

For the love of marital strife.

Pleased to meet you Hope you guess my name But what’s puzzling you Is the nature of my game –The Rolling Stones, Sympathy for the Devil There is another aspect to the Dr. Russell Moore sermon I wrote about in … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage, Mark Driscoll, Traditional Conservatives, Rebellion, Whispers, FamilyLife, Focus on the Family, Attacking headship, Turning a blind eye, Dr. David Clarke, Pastor Matt Chandler, Disrespecting Respectability, Pastor Sam Powell, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Dr. Russell Moore, Pastor Caleb Suko | 108 Comments

Guarding her equality.

As I’ve demonstrated (here and here), an underpinning belief of complementarianism is that the source of feminist resentment is sinful men, men who are not sufficiently nice and accommodating.  As Pastor Chandler explains, if men are good enough women can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Feminists, Headship, Marriage, Mary Kassian, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 219 Comments

The fear of confonting sexual sin by women.

This last week I’ve been writing about the fear of confronting sin by women in the form of abortion.  But the fear of confronting sin by women is pervasive, and therefore twists nearly all modern teaching on women and sin.  … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. John Piper, Pastor Matt Chandler, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 271 Comments

Androcentric chimps chimping

Lore Ferguson Wilbert explains The Problem With Our Complementarianism Bit by the bug of second wave feminism in the 1960s and ‘70s, the term “complementarianism” seemed to offer conservative churches an answer. Here was a word that described how men … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Envy, Feminists, Jen Wilkin, Midwestern Seminary, Pastor Matt Chandler, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, Ugly Feminists | 212 Comments

She holds an authority you cannot hold.

As I noted in my last post, complementarians have jumped from deciding that women are not forbidden to preach to women, to believing that women must be taught by other women.  While the first change was accepted under very dubious … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Crossdressing Theology, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Jen Wilkin, Marriage, Mary Kassian, New Morality, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, Social Justice Warriors, Submission, The Gospel Coalition, Tim and Kathy Keller, Ugly Feminists | 114 Comments