Category Archives: Submission

Revisiting the question of a troublesome mother-in-law.

One of the most visited posts I’ve written in the five years I’ve been blogging is A wife’s best defense against a troublesome mother-in-law.  As I write this it is the fifth most visited page on the blog.  This popularity shouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Feminists, Headship, Mother-in-law, Submission, Threatpoint | 265 Comments

If you can’t feel the current, you have already been swept away.

Instapundit kindly linked to my post They aren’t talking about headship. LIFE AMONG THE CHURCHIANS: “My problem is that no church I know makes it clear what the wife’s obligation to her husband is.” In contemporary society, men have obligations. … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Denial, Headship, Instapundit, Marriage, Rebellion, Submission | 177 Comments

Blinded by the times.

New commenter Punditius* proposes that biblical submission is an artifact of the times in which the New Testament was written: As a man in a marriage to a woman (sigh, that has to be said these days), both much better than I deserve, … Continue reading

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How would you respond if your husband lead/loved you like Christ?

In the discussion of Effortless the conversation turned to how wives should expect to be lead, and how they would naturally react if their husband lead them as the Bible teaches.  There are two parts to this, which correspond to … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Headship, Marriage, Rebellion, Submission | 179 Comments

Effortless

soulthirstjc puts on a clinic in Christian feminist reframing in response to Reframing Christian marriage part 2: rebelling wives aren’t to blame for their own rebellion. Research shows that husbands who do take part in household chores, cleaning. etc. are … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Denial, Feminists, Frame, Headship, Rebellion, Rebuilding the mound, Submission | 303 Comments