Because I have Daughters and Sons: the destructive lie behind “patriarchy” and “feminism”

We have six children: three girls and three boys. (Well the oldest is practically a woman now.) They all learn to cook and garden and change tires and change diapers and wash dishes and do whatever needs to be done, because life requires it. Our rule is that the older ones serve the younger and … More Because I have Daughters and Sons: the destructive lie behind “patriarchy” and “feminism”

How Christ re-establishes the full personhood of women.

I love the story of Ruth. There is a certain fairy tale feel to it. And, in spite of everything my hermeneutics professors ever taught me, I think there is an allegorical foreshadowing of the redemption Christ brings. Still, if we are to read the story faithfully, we should recognize some disturbing aspects. See how … More How Christ re-establishes the full personhood of women.

Answering Fools: Exposing a Truly Asinine Exposition of the Patriarchy Movement

So I recently read a blog which claimed primarily on Old Testament scriptural grounds that a man basically owns his wife’s body. Well, it was actually a piece of a passage from Paul backed up by a handful of passages from the Old Testament. The author in question wrote the post to assure Christian men … More Answering Fools: Exposing a Truly Asinine Exposition of the Patriarchy Movement

What it means to say the Husband is the head of his Wife

The heart of her husband trusts in her…Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders in the land…Her husband also [blesses her], and he praises her.” Proverbs 31:11, 23, & 28 I mentioned in an earlier post on marriage that I think the scripture that says the husband is the … More What it means to say the Husband is the head of his Wife