Metaxas and male heroes only please

Eric Metaxas has written a new book, Seven Men and the Secret of Their Greatness. I can't talk about the book since I haven't read it. But he has been interviewed about it by Kathryn Jean Lopez of the National Review in her article, "Raising Good Men". I love her opening question: "Why a book about men? Does this prove that there is a Christian disdain for women?" She also asked why he wanted to return to "Father Knows Best". I think it betrays her suspicion of Metaxas' theory. I'm suspicious … [Read more...]

Jesus really wanted to be a girl

Women, the abused, people of the LGBTQ community, questioners and doubters... these marginalized people are my people. This is who I draw and write about and for. I've been doing it for years. However, I'm still amazed at how quickly some people will rush in to try to provide balance to what I say but actually expose themselves as defenders of the perpetrators and perhaps even as perpetrators themselves.You speak up for women and someone will quickly add, "There are women who oppress men … [Read more...]

we not only like women we need them too

Men can be misogynist without even knowing it. I claim to be a feminist and yet presume I possess traces of misogyny simply because I am a male, raised as a male, educated as a male, ordained as a male, and served as a part of a male-dominated leadership of an institution historically dominated by male power, mindset and ideology.The first step for any man, if he wants to end this, is simply to admit it. The rest is easy in comparison. It's still hard work, but easy. … [Read more...]