Category Archives: The only real man in the room

Late stage complementarianism.

Commenter 7817 noted: TBayly on Twitter has begun posting #manup beatdowns on a daily basis. I pulled up Pastor Bayly’s twitter page to see what he was talking about, and it struck me that Bayly doesn’t have his heart in … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Complementarian, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Tim Bayly, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Warhorn Media | 200 Comments

No respect for men who marry single mothers.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has a 2016 article by Sam Parkison excoriating Christian men for not marrying single mothers.  Parkison calls Christian men’s preferences in this regard vanity, and repeats the charge three times: But functionally, marriage is still idealized … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Midwestern Seminary, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 244 Comments

A real life example of the power of a Christian wife.

Following up from my post two weeks ago on the power of Christian women, here is an example from commenter Carlotta.  Carlotta shared this story back in March of 2016: What about women with unbelieving spouses? I was one. I … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful truth, Submission, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives | 55 Comments

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 | 182 Comments

Won’t someone call out the weight lifters?

One of the core strategies of complementarians is downplaying the importance of the feminist rebellion that defines our age, if not outright pretending that it isn’t happening.  This is so common no one notices it, but once you spot the … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Denial, Military, Pastor Tim Bayly, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 98 Comments