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”

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

Fatherhood

Not too long ago Mark Driscoll was in the news again.  If you are not familiar with Driscoll, he is the mega-church pastor and popular author who was recently removed from ministry primarily over charges of abuse of power. Furthermore, the accusations frequently carried connotations of misogyny. He was also a leader in what I … More Fatherhood

Equal Opportunity Offender and a Foundational Point about Marriage

My college Philosophy prof had a sign on his door that read “EOO,” which stood for “Equal Opportunity Offender;” he was egalitarian in his offensiveness–much like Jesus. When it comes to men and women and marriage and church I think my views tend to offend the major warring “parties” in the gender debates equally. I think … More Equal Opportunity Offender and a Foundational Point about Marriage