Category Archives: Tim and Kathy Keller

Step up, so they don’t have to (part 1).

There is a well loved refrain, especially among complementarians, that men need to “step up”.  This is a deceptive phrase, because in reality the objective is to allow men to avoid what is difficult and uncomfortable.  It is false bravado … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dave and Ann Wilson, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Dr. David Clarke, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Dr. Russell Moore, Focus on the Family, Frigidity, Glenn Stanton, Legitimacy, Manliness, Marriage, Military, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rape Culture, Rebellion, Servant Leader, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 150 Comments

An educated guess.

Commenter Anonymous Reader ponders the response of prominent Complementarians to the case of social workers lying in court to take a woman’s children away: I wonder what the usual tradcon suspects like Wilson, Piper, Grudrem, Keller, etc. would have to … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. John Piper, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Manosphere Humor, Pastor Doug Wilson, Satire, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives | 86 Comments

She holds an authority you cannot hold.

As I noted in my last post, complementarians have jumped from deciding that women are not forbidden to preach to women, to believing that women must be taught by other women.  While the first change was accepted under very dubious … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 29, Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Crossdressing Theology, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Jen Wilkin, Marriage, Mary Kassian, New Morality, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, Social Justice Warriors, Submission, The Gospel Coalition, Tim and Kathy Keller, Ugly Feminists | 115 Comments

Supplicating to rebellion

Solomon challenged my definition of the word complementarian in the last post: Dalrock, you said “This is the very definition of complementarianism.” I think maybe you meant this is the definition of today’s upside-down, backwards, unholy complementarianism currently touted. Normal … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Dr. John Piper, Feminists, Mary Kassian, Rebellion, The Gospel Coalition, The Real Feminists, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 144 Comments

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, Crossdressing Theology, 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, Threatpoint, Tim and Kathy Keller, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 108 Comments