Man Up!

First of all, let me say that, although this is primarily addressed to men, it isn’t “just for men”. I only used that picture because I liked the image and couldn’t find one that didn’t have the “prayer meeting” line. That said, I’m not a big fan of the phrase “Man up” because it implies that the […]

On the “Other”

Other _ view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself. The action of othering is not unknown to progressive Christians. We see it every day in the way minorities are treated, the way LGBT people are routinely dehumanized and the poor are blamed for being poor. What’s harder to […]

The Art of Manliness

Yesterday, I wrote about Mark Driscoll’s “Act Like a Man” conference. Now, whenever I write something,  I always include a picture related to the subject of the article and yesterday was no exception. In looking for that perfect picture, I came across a few that showed me just how skewed our ideas of manliness and […]