The Charlotte Riots and Fatherlessness

Sometimes, serious problems can be so widespread we learn not to see them. Such is the case with fatherlessness. The National Center for Fatherlessness estimates about a third of American children live absent their biological father. The statistics are even worse for blacks. Estimates vary, but everyone agrees that somewhere between half and three quarters […]

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Life on the Beta Farm: Thoughts on Men and Religion

A lot of men hate church. To understand why, you have to understand one central point: the contemporary church, in most of her incarnations, telegraphs her hostility to traditional masculinity. I recently wrote that churches that reject tradition reject men. That earlier post was a response to this one by Rollo Tomassi. I want to […]

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Churches that Reject Tradition, Reject Men: A Response to Rollo Tomassi

It shouldn’t surprise you to hear that one of the dumbest things I ever saw was in a church. If you have any familiarity with contemporary Evangelicalism at all, you’ll probably just shrug your shoulders at such a statement and say, “Of course.” Years ago, my wife and I moved to a new area of […]

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This Culture Makes Family Almost Impossible

Over at Boundless, a web site for Christian 20-somethings, Wendy Alsup writes about the problem of singleness, specifically the problems of women who want to marry but can’t find a man. She begins by telling the story of how she fell into a deep depression after dumping her boyfriend when she was 25. I thought […]

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How to Talk to Boys: A Response to Danielle Campoamor

The attack on manhood begins early. Those who want to shame men and turn us into lumps of quivering goo know enough to start when we’re young. For evidence, see this romper.com article by Danielle Campoamor. The article captures the attempt to reprogram men’s nature into something that more easily fits within the progressive agenda. […]

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