Category Archives: Submission

Not listening.

A few readers have challenged my observation that when complementarians say husbands are guilty of “not listening” to their wives what they mean is husbands aren’t doing what the wife says.  I’ve recently offered multiple examples where complementarians do this … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Bill Bennett, Complementarian, Denial, Domestic Violence, Dr. David Clarke, Fireproof, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, Headship, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Lowering The Boom, Not Listening, Rebellion, Submission, Theological Crossdressing, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 107 Comments

Boundaries

Naghmeh used a modern Christian buzzword when explaining why she went to the family courts: In very difficult situations sometimes you have to establish boundaries while you work toward healing. I have taken temporary legal action to make sure our … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Crossdressing Theology, Headship, Mark Driscoll, Mary Kassian, New Morality, Not Listening, Pastor Abedini, Rebellion, Submission, Wake-up call | 152 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 | 246 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 | 253 Comments

Unhinged

3 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Denial, Dennis Rainey, Envy, FamilyLife, Headship, Owen Strachan, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion, Solipsism, Submission, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 142 Comments