Category Archives: The Gospel Coalition

Rules for dating a Daughter of the King.

I don’t recall what I was searching for, but the other day I stumbled upon a reproduction of Rules for Dating a Drill Instructor’s Daughter at The Gospel Coalition: Daddy’s Rules for Dating His Daughters. How long should you date … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Complementarian, The Gospel Coalition, Turning a blind eye | 217 Comments

She’s the boss, you’re a guest.

As I’ve been looking at more of Pastor Doug Wilson’s books I’ve noticed that some time around 2004 (perhaps earlier*) he added a new chapter to his theology of marriage.  According to Wilson’s new theology, headship and submission doesn’t apply … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. John Piper, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Matt Chandler, She's the boss., The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives | 139 Comments

Missing the point is hard work.

Trevin Wax of The Gospel Coalition (TGC) asks Are We Missing the Point of Frozen’s ‘Let It Go’? Wax took his family to the movie expecting it to teach them a toxic moral message: We took the family to see … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Denial, Disney, Frozen, Movies, Moxie, Rebellion, The Gospel Coalition, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 144 Comments

Moving beyond the nuclear family.

On Wednesday Pastor John Piper published a response to a single mother named Anna who asked if she had a biblical obligation to marry. My question for you is one that I have wrestled with since the birth of my … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. John Piper, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 236 Comments

Straining out gnats.

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. –1 Tim 2:12, KJV While researching for yesterday’s post I came across a complementarian controversy regarding the NIV translation of … Continue reading

Posted in Beth Moore, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. Denny Burk, Dr. Douglass Moo, Dr. John Piper, The Gospel Coalition, Traditional Conservatives | 151 Comments