Category Archives: Wake-up call

It started with a whimper (a servant leader is born).

Bdash77 pointed me* to the book Every Man’s Marriage, an Every Man’s Guide to Winning the heart of a woman.  This is the follow up book to the wildly popular Every Man’s Battle, and is by the same authors (Stephen … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fred Stoeker, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 87 Comments

God spoke to him about the holy threatpoint.

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 Complementarian, Domestic Violence, Gary Thomas, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call | 291 Comments

With friends like Gilder, married fathers don’t need enemies.

In response to my post Vagina worship, Neguy came to George Gilder’s defense: Men and Marriage is actually a re-released second edition of Gilder’s 1973 book Sexual Suicide, which was interestingly published by New York Times Books. It’s easy to … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Dr. Daniel Amnéus, George Gilder, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 65 Comments

The roots of modern Christian wife worship.

In the discussion of Women as responders, commenter Neguy pointed out that the idea that women are naturally good (so long as their husband is loving) goes much further back than 1972: I think you’ll find that the core of … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Christian Films, Disrespecting Respectability, Kendrick Brothers, Rebellion, Theological Crossdressing, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 115 Comments

God’s Drill Instructors (language warning)

Conservative Christians are facing a masculinity crisis.  The traditional/biblical roles of men are no longer palatable in our feminist era.  Yet part of being conservative/complementarian means stressing the difference between men and women.  The challenge is, how to take on … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Cartoonish Chivalry, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Rebellion, The only real man in the room, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Wake-up call, Weak men screwing feminism up | 160 Comments