Category Archives: Servant Leader

Surely they will be reasonable once they see how reasonable *we* are.

Back in 2009 Dr. Wayne Grudem wrote a piece titled Personal Reflections on the History of CBMW and the State of the Gender Debate*. Grudem first became involved with the topic in 1979 after reading an article in Christianity Today … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Duluth Model, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Social Justice Warriors, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 126 Comments

Hierarchy equals abuse.

As I’ve explained most recently in All roads lead to Duluth, the Duluth model has become by far the dominant paradigm for viewing domestic violence.  This is essential to understand because Duluth isn’t really about domestic violence, but about legislating … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Duluth Model, Feminists, Headship, Pastor Sam Powell, Servant Leader, Submission, Traditional Conservatives | 336 Comments

Complementarian marriage: Egalitarian marriage with a veneer of headship.

In order to understand complementarian marriage, you have to start by tossing out everything the Bible says about marriage roles and begin with a foundation of egalitarian marriage.  Then add back a thin veneer of headship, focusing on headship sounding … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Feminists, Headship, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Submission, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 86 Comments

Complementarian Threesome (meet the new man of the house)

Back in 2010 an unnamed pastor* at the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) explained how the complementarian model for marriage works in: Breaking the Marital Impasse: How Authority and Submission Work When Spouses Disagree Breaking the impasse is … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Marriage, Not Listening, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Submission, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives | 247 Comments

She only acted crazy to get her own way.

Over the course of two comments on Unhinged, Brand complained that I failed to point out how calculating Kathy Keller was in her “godly tantrum”: For what it’s worth, the pieces she broke were already damaged. … It’s in the … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Christian Post, Complementarian, Headship, Not Listening, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Submission, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 257 Comments