“The Husband Has the Final Say” and Other Sexist Myths [Lori Alexander, The Transformed Wife]

I was browsing Facebook today, and I came across the following post by Lori Alexander: Just Who is Lori Alexander? Lori Alexander is a blogger, author, and mentor of women. She has an older blog called “Always Learning” and a more recent blog called “The Transformed Wife.” Lori also has a Facebook page where critical comments often disappear down…

When I Was Single, Jesus Wasn’t My Husband

The other day, a girlfriend and I were hanging out and conversing about life, and the subject of relationships came up. We spoke about some of the challenges that women face in singleness and marriage and how the cliche "Jesus is my husband" romanticizes the Lord and can be an unhealthy coping mechanism and a form of…

“My Girlfriend Won’t Submit To Me!” [Set Free Femininity]

Guy: "My girlfriend won't submit to me!" Me: "Good for her." Ephesians 5:24 says, "As the church submits to Christ, so you WIVES ((not "girlfriends")) should submit to your HUSBANDS ((not "boyfriends")) in everything." In a general sense, all born-again Christians should mutually submit to one another (Ephesians 5:21). But marital submission is reserved for HUSBANDS ONLY. Not for…