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Submission with a twist, and denying rebellion.

Pastor Doug Wilson has a new post up titled 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage (HT Hmm). Taken individually, most of the theses are good, and parts of the post are excellent. For brevity I’ll focus on what I see … Continue reading
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July 24, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

Spotting the presence punisher in the wild.

Reader getalonghome asks regarding women who punish with their presence: “Yet the concept is so illogical and foreign to men’s thinking that few men will recognize it.” I don’t recognize it, either. I know you don’t make things up, but … Continue reading
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July 21, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

The Other McCain nailed it (yet again).

In my previous post I quoted Jezebel Managing Editor Joanna Rothkopf. From her Bio at Bustle, she is a walking, breathing, men’s sphere cliché: Joanna is a New York-based writer and performer. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, The … Continue reading
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July 21, 2017, 5:08 p.m.

Smartphones ruin everything.

The other day a woman mentioned her frustration with smartphones to my wife. The woman’s complaint was that her husband would play or read on his smartphone while she browses through stores. My wife asked why that was bad, and … Continue reading
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July 21, 2017, 4:43 p.m.

Bombing Damage Assessment

Many thanks to all who joined in Monday to make the book bombing run a huge success. At the link above Vox Day offers an excerpt from the book, titled: FILE 8: The Six-Foot Chickens
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July 19, 2017, 4:46 p.m.

LawDog Book Bomb underway!

Larry Correia is calling for a book bomb for new Castalia House offering The Lawdog Files: As a small town Texas cop he used to post these funny true life stories, and they were hilarious. Seriously, the guy has a … Continue reading
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July 17, 2017, 5:44 p.m.

A lack of empathy.

Jody Allard’s latest piece slamming her teenage sons has rightly gone viral. Vox Day describes it as a case for paternal custody, and Ed Driscoll at Instapundit darkly joked about naming her mother of the year. Allard is the most … Continue reading
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July 13, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

Have faith in self esteem.

The dominant religion of our age is feminism, and feminism means placing your faith in self esteem. More specifically, feminism means placing your faith in women’s self esteem. The fundamental premise of feminism is that if it weren’t for men … Continue reading
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July 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

A very long season (part 2).

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, –Colossians 3:12, ESV In part 1 I described the feminist life script of women delaying marriage as long as possible, and the modern … Continue reading
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July 10, 2017, 2:50 p.m.

Friday afternoon entertainment.

Rollo Tommasi made me aware of a blog post by J. Lee Grady at charismamag.com that mentions both of our blogs. The article is Don’t Swallow the ‘Red Pill’, and it is aimed primarily at the Red Pill subreddit, but clearly … Continue reading
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July 7, 2017, 7:33 p.m.

She doesn’t need a man. Why hasn’t God sent her a husband?

I plan on getting around to part two of Monday’s post later in the week. In the meantime, I see that Mandy Hale was busy on Twitter yesterday, with her own take on “Independence Day”. Hale is the woman who … Continue reading
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July 5, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

A very long season (part 1).

For several decades now the feminist life script for women has been to delay marriage as long as possible to focus on education, career, travel, and sexual experience. Many have mistaken this strategy by feminists as signaling that they don’t … Continue reading
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July 3, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Selfishness as wisdom and virtue.

Sharon Pope expresses a very common sentiment in Why I Hate the Label Mid-Life Crisis: As women, we’re constantly evolving. As spiritual beings, we’re waking up. As seekers, we’re becoming more self-aware. As mothers and wives, we’re realizing it’s time … Continue reading
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June 29, 2017, 10 p.m.

Listen to the whispers.

Sharon Pope writes about the whispers at divorcedmoms.com My Marriage, My Affair And My Hard Learned Lessons: Our souls are always whispering to us. The whispers of our lives tell us there’s more. The whispers of our souls speak of … Continue reading
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June 28, 2017, 4:05 p.m.

How long has Tinesha been dating?

Stephen Green (Vodkapundit) over at Instapundit has a new post up about a WSJ article: Who Pays on the First Date? No One Knows Anymore, and It’s Really Awkward. The WSJ article is behind a paywall, but the Instapundit post … Continue reading
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June 27, 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Bespoke Epistles.

In Straining out gnats I noted that the CBMW’s argument for reinterpreting 1 Tim 2:12 is so weak, even people who prefer their interpretation avoid trying to defend their argument. But there are other ways to create wholly new meanings … Continue reading
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June 24, 2017, 9:19 p.m.

Man up and share your feelings.

I mentioned UNCOMMEN in Hair Shirts and Chest Thumping last week. One of their recent blog posts is Her Needs Above Yours, which claims that God orders husbands to follow pop psychology and become “emotionally available” to their wives: …God … Continue reading
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June 23, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

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
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June 21, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

It is all about clarity.

Recently The Atlantic ran an article crowing about the feminist victory at the Southern Baptist Convention. Southern Baptists Embrace Gender-Inclusive Language in the Bible*: Last fall, the publishing arm of the 15-million member Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) released the Christian … Continue reading
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June 20, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

The first commandment with a promise.

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. –Exodus 20:12, ESV
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June 18, 2017, 4:57 a.m.