Tag Archives: Biblical Manhood

The Burger Joint and Misbegotten Notions of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

[In today’s guest post, Tara Galles provides a brief memoir of a lifetime learning and unlearning gender roles both inside and outside the church.] Blonde Jokes at the Burger Joint It’s silly to play the dumb blonde when you’re not. … Continue reading

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The Top 9 Attributes Every Woman Needs to Become a Godly Man

Vince Miller, founder of Resolute (a men’s leadership and discipleship ministry), recently wrote an article for Desiring God entitled Nine Attributes of a Real Man. In reading the headline, I thought that unless he included the ability to impregnate a … Continue reading

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Manliness and Femininity: the lies of “Biblical Gender Roles”

They say there’s an exception to every rule, which makes me wonder: And what happens when there are so many exceptions they end up swallowing the rule altogether? Exceptional women? For those who teach that the Bible requires certain roles and functions … Continue reading

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If Dads Are Pastors Of Their Families, What Does That Make Moms?

Here’s an interesting (and by interesting I mean odd) meme on husbands: If the husband is the Pastor, what does that make the wife? Well, if they have kids maybe she can be the Children’s Ministry Director. (She can’t be … Continue reading

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Striving For “Manliness” Is A Fool’s Game

Leadership Journal’s humor newsletter gives weekly doses of funny cartoons and anecdotes. Most of the time. The cartoonist’s point, I think, is to poke a little fun at the speaker and how the men react to him. The point I … Continue reading

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Biblical Womanhood Is Nothing (And Neither Is Biblical Manhood)

Biblical Womanhood is a loaded phrase. Some people think it means a woman like this and others this woman. Biblical Manhood is like that too, causing some people to think of this guy and others to think of this one. … Continue reading

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