Category Archives: Submission

Is Christian marriage only for elite women?

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. –Romans 12:10, ESV Last week Pastor Michael Foster and I had an excellent exchange in the comments of my post Unless the men are *Christian*. The discussion was … Continue reading

Posted in Courageous, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Miserliness, Pastor Michael Foster, Submission, The only real man in the room | 171 Comments

Hail to the V.

Reader Oscar wrote: I finally got around to watching the History Channel’s “Knightfall” fictional series about the final days of the Knights Templar, and imagine my surprise when one of the central plot points is that the Paris Temple Master … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, Dave and Ann Wilson, Fred Stoeker, New Morality, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Tim Bayly, Romantic Love, Sir Lancelot, Stephen Arterburn, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Uncategorized, Wife worship | 42 Comments

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

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 114 Comments

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 | 80 Comments

How should a Christian husband go about instilling fear in his wife?*

Pastor Doug Wilson writes** in The Great Servant Leadership MistakeĀ (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