Marriage is the norm that God established for men and women from the beginning, so to normalize singleness is to normalize the abnormal. There is no “gift” of singleness; there is only the gift of celibacy or the curse of singleness. The counsel in 1 Corinthians 7 is given explicitly as special advice to suspend the normal way of life because of persecution—not as general instructions for the entire church age.
Our mission is to call Christians back to father-rule. That starts by submitting ourselves to the rule of our Father—not chafing against it.
Comedy is a powerful tool of acculturation—and it is effective even if you know what it is doing. If you are conditioned to treat our culture’s wrecking of good things as amusing, how will you take it seriously, or remain sober-minded about the work of repair?
What you wear, the mannerisms you employ, the way you hold yourself—these are a form of expression. What does your bearing say about you?
The concept of “on earth, as in heaven” applies to worship just as much as to doing God’s will day by day. When we attend church, we are entering spiritually into a heavenly reality—which has serious ramifications for our worship.
To restore men’s confidence in what it means to be men, we need to work beyond individual performance and judgment. We must re-establish the kind of tacit cues that other cultures have taken for granted as shaping masculine (and feminine) expression.
While contraceptives are not intrinsically wrong, the ordering of a marriage toward fruitlessness is—and contraceptives often end up being used to establish such a pattern.
From the beginning, God established children as the natural fruit of marriage. Barrenness is a curse—so why would believers voluntarily bring it upon themselves?
Red pill gives us “how things are” without factoring in the fall or the power of redemption. That is its danger. Its benefit is found in a willingness to state things that feminized evangelicals refuse to admit are true.