Category Archives: Wake-up call

They’re too traditional to submit to their husbands.

Submitting to the Lord sometimes involves drawing clear boundaries and enacting consequences when a husband sins. –Mary Kassian As I noted the other day, complementarians have a brilliant tactic to put wives in charge of their husbands.  They support their … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Threatpoint, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 246 Comments

“Look what he made me do!” as a murder defense.

Submitting to the Lord sometimes involves drawing clear boundaries and enacting consequences when a husband sins. –Mary Kassian Fox News explains that a wife who shot and killed her husband was trying to give him a wakeup call in Arkansas … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Domestic Violence, Duluth Model, FamilyLife, Mary Kassian, Tim and Kathy Keller, Too traditional to be traditional, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call | 89 Comments

They’re too traditional to stay married.

Rollo kindly shared a New Yorker article that he thought I’d be interested in: A Sociologist of Religion on Protestants, Porn, and the “Purity Industrial Complex” The article is an interview with sociologist Samuel L. Perry, who is looking at … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, Christian Post, Complementarian, Dave and Ann Wilson, Divorce, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rollo Tomassi, Threatpoint, Too traditional to be traditional, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wake-up call, Weak men screwing feminism up | 179 Comments

The chivalric rules of love.

French poets, in the eleventh century, discovered or invented, or were the first to express, that romantic species of passion which English poets were still writing about in the nineteenth. They effected a change which has left no corner of … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, De Amore, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Wake-up call | 93 Comments

How the Kendricks, Rainey, and Lepine see the married fathers they go to church with.

Family Life and the Kendrick brothers set out to make a movie to teach about biblical parenting.  The title of the movie is Like Arrows, and they describe it at Family Life as portraying the typical Christian family (emphasis mine): The … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Bob Lepine, CBN, Christian Films, Courageous, Denial, Dennis Rainey, Disrespecting Respectability, FamilyLife, Fatherhood, Fireproof, Indivisible, Kendrick Brothers, Like Arrows, Marriage, Mom's Night Out, Movies, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 84 Comments