Christianity and masculinity


Marriage advice: free for all

As I am getting married soon, hit me up with your top pieces of marriage advice. Both men and women are both welcome to comment. It does not necessarily need to be from the Scriptures, as those have been extensively … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
June 26, 2017, 3:27 a.m.

Don’t put her needs above yours

Dalrock’s latest post on man up and share your feelings quotes from the post her needs above yours. I want to focus on the title of the post, as that’s where it all starts and goes off the bandwagon. It … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
June 23, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

Complementarians make husbands into neutered dogs

Lost Patrol commented on Tim Willard’s ‘lending strength’ segment which is the thrust of ‘servant leadership’ in my previous post. This a good post, with a valid prescription that will be very hard for most people to fill these days. … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
June 22, 2017, 9:05 p.m.

How do I know if we should get married analysis

How do I know if we should get married is a post from Boundless a couple weeks ago. I’ve been meaning to get to it, especially since I’m getting married soon. The article is pretty short, so I’m gonna quote … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
June 22, 2017, 1:24 a.m.

Another divorce

I’m finally back from a very busy period. There’s been another “high profile divorce” as Proverbs 31 ministries Lysa TerKeurst has apparently divorced her husband with numerous commentaries (the comments are always the most interesting part of course). It’s pretty … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
June 17, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

Successful marriage and good marriage

Jason’s comment on one of Dalrock’s recent posts is worth critically analyzing because it has a lot of assumptions packed into it about the definition of a “good marriage.” There’s a lot that is wrong with the current evangelical Christianity … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 27, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

Biblical prescriptions with no Bible

I previously wrote about a review of Danny Silk’s Defining the Relationship marriage book, and gave it a pretty bad review. Namely, because it did not discuss one time in the Scriptures of the roles and relationships in marriage such … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 26, 2017, 6:19 p.m.

Men lead, women follow

Donal has a post up on overt and covert in regard to mating tendencies. I have been doing some thinking lately how the whole process of actively trying to “woo” someone. There are two main models which are proposed, one … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 24, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Mother’s Day in review

Little late to the party, but the previous Mother’s day my pastor actually just walked the congregation through the Scriptures. It was the first time I’ve seen that happen, ever, so I was impressed. Took a few notes on what … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 23, 2017, 8:38 p.m.

Questionable strategy

There was recently a boundless post on Am I too strong? which is written by a woman. Have you ever been told that you’re too strong to date? Or, have you wondered why you’re successful in several areas of life, … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 11, 2017, 4:17 p.m.

The questionability of eros

“Eros” as a Greek term isn’t found anywhere in the Scriptures. Every time I hear a Christian refer to how love in marriage is “eros” I somewhat get the inkling feeling that it’s questionable. Now, I suppose you could tie … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
May 1, 2017, 10:12 p.m.

From the mailbag: marital rape rants, sexual attraction, and more

Sometimes I receive anonymous e-mails like this: You wrote on the subject of marital rape….and you decided to twist the bibles words on the subject. I can only assume one would do this to make themselves feel better about the … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 24, 2017, 8:46 p.m.

Feminine beauty is highly controllable theory and analysis Part 2

A good amount of discussion was had in women don’t really understand male attraction. For the women that actually care about doing something about attracting a man, this post will educate you on that. Also worth noting is Dalrock’s most … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 21, 2017, 4:25 a.m.

Women don’t really understand male attraction and implications

TPC’s response to feminine beauty is highly controllable theory and analysis is interesting. Although there is the typical disdain for anything that men have to say about women (which is amusing to say the least), this seems to indicate that … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 12, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Paranoia

BGR has a post up on not to teach daughters to be independent. The comments are pretty long, but I eventually was able to figure out some of the roots of dysfunction with this comment: Even attempting to compare men … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 11, 2017, 8:10 p.m.

Feminine beauty is highly controllable theory and analysis

I’ve linked to The Rules Revisited article on feminine beauty is highly controlled a couple of times. I think the premise of the article is good, but it doesn’t accurately quantify beauty all that well. Intro Donal and other sources … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 10, 2017, 6:15 p.m.

Doom and gloom and the amount of attractive Christian virgins Part 3

Based on the discussion in Donal’s thread Market Analysis and deti’s points, I went back over the statistics from the previous post. I found a few errors that I made, so I’m correcting them in this updated post. Let’s get … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 6, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

Imbalanced market forces

Donal’s post starts to explore this and this is a follow up to my previous post on revisiting the Christian marriage market. To distill the issues down, it usually always comes down to two different things, which are typically categorized … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 5, 2017, 9:15 p.m.

Revisiting the Christian marriage market

There’s been some additional good material over at Scott’s post still aside from my post on Make it happen. Elspeth comments: 4) Out in the *real world*, there are very few men who are overly impressed by virginity. I can … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
April 4, 2017, 7:57 p.m.

Make it happen

Scott has a post named June Cleaver might be unmarriagable right now. It’s likely the largest discussion in the past few years about the factors that go into finding a spouse that is suitable for marriage from the perspective of … Continue reading
Christianity and masculinity
March 28, 2017, 2:39 a.m.