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Have We Created a “Yes Space” for Men in the Church?

When my eldest was thirteen months old, my parenting research brought me across the concept of a “yes space.” A “yes space” is an area of the house that you create to be completely and utterly child-friendly. Everything they shouldn’t reach is out of reach. Everything...

How Emerson Eggerichs Misuses Scripture in Love & Respect

Emerson Eggerichs does not handle Scripture appropriately in Love & Respect.  So many people defend the book Love & Respect, saying that it is biblical and rooted in Scripture. And, indeed, Emerson Eggerichs has 230 Scripture references in his book. This does...

PODCAST: How Emerson Eggerichs MIsuses Scripture, feat. Nijay Gupta

It is not just that the book Love & Respect contains toxic teachings. It is also that the book doesn't handle the Bible properly, twisting passages, prooftexting, and at times even deleting whole words and phrases so the verses appear to suit his thesis.  For the...

A Summary of the Issues with Love & Respect by Emerson Eggerichs (with Download)

Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs is a best-selling, but problematic, book. Love & Respect is the most-used marriage curriculum in North American churches. It came on our radar in 2019, and when we read it we saw some major problems.  After posting about those...
Have We Created a “Yes Space” for Men in the Church?

Have We Created a “Yes Space” for Men in the Church?

When my eldest was thirteen months old, my parenting research brought me across the concept of a “yes space.” A “yes space” is an area of the house that you create to be completely and utterly child-friendly. Everything they shouldn’t reach is out of reach. Everything...

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