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The Who’s Who and What’s What of Poisonous Patriarchy in Contemporary Christianity: Introducing Brian Sauvé

This power-over structure is harmful, demeaning, and depersonalizes women who were made in the Image of God.

Biblical Counseling, Book Review Series, Christian Marriage, Doctrine as Idol, Heath Lambert, Marriage, Martha Peace, Spiritual Abuse

Book Review Series – “The Excellent Wife” by Martha Peace – Chapter Eighteen – Only Gentle Responses Allowed

Anger, an emotion which on its own is not bad, is viewed as sinful and should not be a part of a Christian marriage.

Bill Hybels, Book Review Series, Christian Marriage, Clergy Misconduct, Clergy Sex Abuse, Marriage, Narcissistic Pastors, Willow Creek Church/Willow Creek Association

Book Review – “Christians in A Sex-Crazed Culture” by Bill Hybels – Part 1 – Identifying the One Who is Sex Crazed

During a later anniversary celebration Bill and Lynne [Hybels] stayed in a hotel room described as: "Socially, it was positively scandalous; morally, it was absolutely decadent; theologically, it was totally depraved."

Christian Marriage, Complementarianism, Doctrine as Idol, Domestic Violence, John Piper, Lori Alexander, Marriage, Marriages Damaged-Destroyed by Sp. Ab., Spiritual Abuse, The Transformed Wife, Uncategorized

God Loves Victims More Than Saving an Abusive Marriage

Lori Alexander, John Piper, Christian Marriage, Divorce -By Kathi It is no surprise that Lori Alexander at The Transformed Wife is pushing John Piper's words on marriage and divorce. Lori continues to show that there is no room for divorce when a woman is in an abusive marriage. Women in abusive marriages who go to Lori… Continue reading God Loves Victims More Than Saving an Abusive Marriage

Christian Marriage, Marriage

Pastors are Being Asked to Sign The Marriage Pledge – Is it a Good Thing?

*** Why are pastors being asked to sign The Marriage Pledge? *** Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.  The man said, "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called 'woman,… Continue reading Pastors are Being Asked to Sign The Marriage Pledge – Is it a Good Thing?

Christian Marriage, Council for Bibl. Manhood & Womanhood, Doug Phillips & Vision Forum, Doug Wilson, Marriage

What is a Husband’s Role in His Wife’s Spirituality?

** What is a husband's role in his wife's spirituality?  Is he responsible for sanctifying her? ** ** I need help with this one.  David Sons has an article that was posted at Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW), Pursuing Your Wife (Part 3): The Goal of Dating is Not Marriage.  I like a lot… Continue reading What is a Husband’s Role in His Wife’s Spirituality?

Christian Marriage, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Churches, Marriage, Marriages Damaged-Destroyed by Sp. Ab.

Christian Marriage: For Better or for Worse – No Recourse for Spouse’s Bad Behavior?

*     *     * What is a spouse to do in a Christian marriage when a spouse is behaving badly or even abusing?  "For better or for worse" can keep a spouse captive in a very unhealthy relationship. *     *     *   Two are better than one because… Continue reading Christian Marriage: For Better or for Worse – No Recourse for Spouse’s Bad Behavior?