Category Archives: Servant Leader

Out: Servant Leader. In: Servant King!

Ken Harrison, CEO and chairman of Promise Keepers, has a new book out:  The Rise of the Servant Kings: What the Bible Says About Being a Man. This is a tough space for a modern Christian leader to break into.  … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Complementarian, Headship, Ken Harrison, Promise Keepers, Servant Leader, Traditional Conservatives | 73 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

Call me unchivalrous.

After due consideration I have decided to adopt the label unchivalrous Christian.  The label is more accurate than anti-feminist Christian, or traditional Christian, because antifeminist and traditional Christians almost always stress chivalry as their strategy for fighting against feminism.  Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, De Amore, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Headship, National Review, New Morality, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Submission, Titanic, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 160 Comments

What is the blue pill?

Blogger Bnonn recently took a catty swipe at this blog and the larger Christian men’s sphere in a sixteen part tweet. 1/16 There are lots of folks calling themselves red pill Christians. This is no better than feminist Christians, or … Continue reading

Posted in Bnonn, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Cuckoldry, Dave and Ann Wilson, FamilyLife, Feminists, Game, Men's Sphere Lexicon, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Michael Foster, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Sir Lancelot, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 201 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