Category Archives: Submission

A marriage isn’t a military unit.

Commenter Warthog wrote that I have missed Pastor Doug Wilson’s point when he claimed that a husband is like a captain of a ship, and therefore “the man is completely responsible for all the problems [in the marriage]”: Not defending … Continue reading

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The wake-up call saves the day yet again.

3 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, CBN, Christian Films, Disrespecting Respectability, Indivisible, Marriage, Submission, Wake-up call | 79 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

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Headship sleight of hand

Cane Caldo explains in I Am Not Called to “Lead” in the Bible: Our age’s focus on a husband’s leadership is a clever redirect away from the Biblical command for wives to submit and obey. Every instance of Biblical instruction … Continue reading

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A thought experiment.

3 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct. 3 Do … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Pastor Doug Wilson, Sheila Gregoire, Submission | 70 Comments