Marriage has been deemed compulsory.

Now for some advice, of the salty kind. Young man, marry well and within the church. For life. Do not get divorce. Was talking about gray divorce with my Mum yesterday and she reminded me of the financial cost of mine: I could have bought an investment property for what I paid the lawyers. But … Continue reading Marriage has been deemed compulsory.

Two cheers for the sex negative. [Matt 14, Rev 14]

I have a few speculations relating to these passages, and there are few sacred cows that need to meet the shotgun of the word. Let's start with the first; Women are not saints.I asked myself this when attempting a short break from sex in order to prepare for my recent summer tour, where I decided … Continue reading Two cheers for the sex negative. [Matt 14, Rev 14]

Marriage as consipicous consumption.

In both the Christian and secular world the cost of weddings has gone up, as marriage has become more risky. New Zealanders are trailing behind Australians in how much they splash out on weddings, spending about half as much on their nuptials. A survey from Australia's Bride To Be magazine shows the average wedding in … Continue reading Marriage as consipicous consumption.

Faithfulness and cost.

We interrupt the usual lectionary with some joyous news: Alla & NSR are now married. The post up is around Biblical marriage and it is worth reading. Over the last few days I have been looking at where the church is going and the Bible: it is in part driven by some personal challenges, and … Continue reading Faithfulness and cost.

Single or selfish?

There is a meme -- it is too disorganized to call a movement -- among contemporary men. It's called going your own way. (MGTOW). Instead of getting involved in the dating scene, the marital stakes and the family court, one builds one's life without relationships, and concentrates on what interests you. Most men who can … Continue reading Single or selfish?

Linkage… (avoid folly, folks)

Vanessa argues that school hours should be short. She's right. We always have had an aristocracy, and they always get away with crimes that others are convicted for. Anonymous is annoyed by this, and is going to take down the US prosecution services if they don't stop being unjust. In the meantime, the democrat fascist … Continue reading Linkage… (avoid folly, folks)

Modesty, Marriage and Resurrection.

In our society we are obsessed about relationships. Of any sort. This has led to a coarsening of nature, because sex is seen as a way to entrap men by women... as Alte comments. I was at my daughter’s ballet recital last winter, and I was waiting in the lobby surrounded by the teenage friends … Continue reading Modesty, Marriage and Resurrection.

Feminism and Christian Man…

Over the last few days there have been a few bunfights going on. Mainly @ Dalrock, but elsewhere. The topic is best summed up thusly Let me distill DG’s statement down just a bit. 1. There are women who make solemn, serious promises before witnesses. 2. Later on, sometimes a few years later, some women … Continue reading Feminism and Christian Man…