Tag Archives: Ephesians 5

Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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Men Need Love And Women Need Respect

Some say that the Bible teaches that men need respect while women need love. I heard it again just a few weeks ago, with the speaker relying on this verse. However, each one of you also must love his wife as … Continue reading

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Male Headship: heading in the wrong direction

The sermon topic was marriage, with the text being Ephesians 5:21-33. The sermon notes inserted in the bulletin showed where the sermon was headed and I toyed with the idea of suggesting we leave before the sermon started. I’m glad we … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Christian Actor

[Today I am blessed to host a guest post from my friend Rachel Stephan-Simko, a wonderful writer who blogs at  even one sparrow. If you haven’t been to Rachel’s place yet, go on over and read around a bit. I … Continue reading

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I’m No Superhero

My Wife Likes Superhero Movies We saw The Avengers last Memorial Day. It was all we could hope for: lots of action, great lines, special effects like you wouldn’t believe, and more. I kind of feared that an ensemble cast … Continue reading

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Advice for Those Married to Pregnant People

  Ever been married to a pregnant person? I have. Still am, as a matter of fact. Married to her, that is, not that she’s still pregnant. I remember some of the pregnant life vividly, and one moment always stands out … Continue reading

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