So common no one notices.

Several commenters have noted that their pastor doesn’t give anti-father sermons on Father’s Day*. I don’t doubt this, as the church I attend doesn’t do this either. But the anti-father sermon on a day reserved to honor fathers is just … Continue reading
June 15, 2017, 1:36 p.m.

Man up and honor your father.

This is the fourth post in a series on the program Honor Your Father Today. If you want to read the first three posts, you can do so here: A radical Father’s Day Proposal. Don’t refer to God as the … Continue reading
June 14, 2017, 12:36 p.m.

Ideas on how to honor your father on social media for Father’s Day.

Honor Your Father Today offers suggested social media posts to promote the campaign and honor fathers for Father’s Day. Here are the first 12 suggestions: Now is the time… Honor Your Father Today. Learn how at honoryourfathertoday.com “How do you … Continue reading
June 13, 2017, 11:01 a.m.

Don’t refer to God as the Father, call him a “Best Friend”.

In A radical Father’s Day proposal I introduced Honor Your Father Today, a group that is proposing that Christians honor their fathers on Father’s Day. Yet even though they propose honoring fathers, they are clearly conflicted about the idea. They … Continue reading
June 12, 2017, 2:01 p.m.

A radical Father’s Day proposal.

Several weeks ago I outlined the way modern conservative Christian leaders avoid confronting feminism by pretending that something mysterious has happened to men. This is something that is easy to prove and yet is a surprisingly well kept secret. Nearly all conservative Christians are in denial regarding this fact, as the whole exercise is one … … Continue reading
June 9, 2017, 1 a.m.

This is what a feminist looks like.

I thought I was done with Wonder Woman, but yesterday’s Wonder Woman Op Ed by Jessica Bennett at the NYT is too hilarious not to share. See the accompanying photo, described as: Attendees of an all-women screening of “Wonder Woman” … Continue reading
June 6, 2017, 5:51 p.m.

Being divorced is their essence, but don’t label them.

My own divorce story is woven into many posts usually as part of my commentary at the end of each post. I have, however written a few posts specifically about my journey which I’ve always seen in my mind as … Continue reading
June 6, 2017, 11:36 a.m.


As I explained in A long term commitment to selling divorce, the media has been selling “gray divorce” as empowerment to boomer women for nearly a decade, using a highly misleading narrative. Fortunately few women (statistically) are actually taken in … Continue reading
June 5, 2017, 1:36 p.m.

A long term commitment to selling divorce.

A recent MarketWatch article on “gray divorce” made me want to revisit the topic. Interestinly while the article itself doesn’t seem to have changed since it was first published in March, the spin the title places on the article has … Continue reading
June 2, 2017, 6:31 p.m.

A movie so feminist, it makes men and women cry?

Red Pill Latecomer pointed out that I left out the special women only viewings Alamo Drafthouse is holding for Wonder Woman, and the feminist outrage when the double standard was pointed out: It’s time to pour one out for the … Continue reading
May 31, 2017, 7:40 p.m.

Rescuing Wonder Woman from the Ugly Feminists.

The LA Times has an article up describing how the cast of Wonder Woman downplayed the feminist aspect of the movie at a recent premier: Despite the obvious girl power on display, many of the film’s stars and creators shied … Continue reading
May 31, 2017, 2:44 p.m.

Will more sex save Spain?

News.com.au posted an article last week about Spain’s insane laws on parental obligations, titled Country where unemployed 30-year-olds are suing their parents for financial support: Under Spanish law, parents are required to support their children until they reach financial independence, … Continue reading
May 29, 2017, 4:07 p.m.

Servant Leadership in two easy lessons.

Lesson 1: Your only job as a husband is to sacrifice yourself for her, not lead her. Don’t ever tell her what her role is or what to do. That would be subjugation: Subjugation is defined as “defeating or gaining … Continue reading
May 24, 2017, 3:08 p.m.

Cucked by Courtly Love.

Cuckoo’s are diabolical parasites. The video below shows what happens after a cuckoo egg is laid in a Warbler’s nest. The cuckoo chick ejects the real offspring so it can take their place. The truly disturbing part is that the … Continue reading
May 22, 2017, 1:06 p.m.

Real Men Step Up to Fifty Shades of Rationalization.

There is a blog companion to FamilyLife/Dennis Rainey’s Stepping Up® book and video program, and it has a three part series by Scott Williams on Fifty Shades of Grey (50SOG). With the titles alone, you can’t make this stuff up: What’s a … Continue reading
May 19, 2017, 1:22 p.m.

Their husbands forced them to do it.

As I’ve been pointing out, the conservative Christian response to feminism has been to pretend that feminists aren’t really in the final mopping up stages in the culture war and assert instead that what we are experiencing is a sudden … Continue reading
May 18, 2017, 1:36 p.m.

The cost of going with the crowd.

You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness. 2 You shall not fall in with the many to do evil, nor shall you bear witness in a … Continue reading
May 16, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

Rainey understands his target audience.

When Dennis Rainey wants men to watch his man up videos, he turns to the complementarian head of the household, the wife. It is true that unlike their rivals (egalitarians), complementarians practice headship and submission; they have merely reversed the … Continue reading
May 15, 2017, 4 p.m.

Raising an army of LARPers.

Think of the movies we like to watch. We want the fight. We want our lives to matter. We want to lay it down. We love Saving Private Ryan, everybody getting shot up on the beach. We want to run … Continue reading
May 14, 2017, 6:56 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
May 14, 2017, 2:22 a.m.