Complementarianism and the Gospel

An unpopular subject these days is the role of the two genders, not only in society at large but especially within the confines of marriage. It gets especially difficult because you often have two extremes in the discussion: those of an egalitarian, feminist stream, and those of the "gimme a beer" woman stream. Some in... Continue Reading →

Where are the husbands?

Christian husbands, let me present a parable for you: if your wife one day told you, "Honey, I'm about to take a casual stroll through that dangerous part of town that even the cops don't go to," would you let them? If they told you, "Honey, I'm about to go have a nice private chat... Continue Reading →

The Sham of Love Equality

When the Supreme Court met a while ago to begin deliberation on the issue of DOMA and Prop-8, and then released their recent decisions on both, I saw some of the usual repeated mantras over social media. "Hooray for love equality!" some said. Others put up the equal-sign for their profile pic, saying to their... Continue Reading →

Husbands: It’s NOT OK to Look

One thing that has been on my mind the past few months has been the number of times I've encountered men either married or just attached to women in a relationship who held the idea that it was all right to look and lust after other women, even in the midst of their attachment. The... Continue Reading →

The Blessing of a Blessed Wife

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. [Proverbs 18:22]My church has been going through the book of Proverbs, and last Sunday touched on many of the verses dealing with marriage and finding the "perfect" spouse. This verse was cited, and while the sermon was, for the most... Continue Reading →

A Woman Who Fears the Lord

Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. [Proverbs 31:30]I pray to the Lord with many thanks, because He has blessed me with a woman who has all three traits. And today, she has become my wife.Bless you, my darling, and I love you.

Squabbles and Defense of Family

A few words from Martin Luther related to family and marriage life, taken from his Table Talk. It is no wonder that Satan is an enemy to Christ, his people and kingdom, and sets himself against him and his word, with all his power and cunning. T'is an old hate and grudge between them, which... Continue Reading →

Modern Marriage and Modern Theology

Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands. Husbands, love your... Continue Reading →

What a man wants

As this post suggested, I recently became engaged to a wonderful daughter of God. I had spent the months leading up to the proposal questioning whether or not she was the perfect woman for me, and if I would truly be happy spending the rest of my life with her. Were we a good match?... Continue Reading →

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