Category Archives: Discipline

The practice of training ones self or others to conform to a desired code of behavior, often in spite of any moods, attitudes or emotions that may lead to the contrary.

Rethinking Rites of Passage From a Biblical Perspective

Jesus’ temptation seen as a Rite of Passage Continue reading

Posted in Child Development, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Fasting, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Rites of Passage, Self-Concept, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 57 Comments

Why challenge the character of your wife?

Kindness and Grace are not what we are led to believe. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Confidence, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 76 Comments

Answers to the Exit Questions for the Series on Masculinity

Explicit answers to the questions that were brought up earlier posts. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 116 Comments

Women Rely on a Man’s Frame for Redemptive Introspection

A woman needs a man like the church needs Christ. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Confidence, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 47 Comments

Men’s Fantasy of Emotional Intimacy

Is it just a solipsistic fantasy, or is this how God intends for men to “love their wives”? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Female Power, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Introspection, Joy, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Self-Concept, Solipsism, The Power of God | 272 Comments

Entering Manhood (Rite of Passage)

Revisiting the Ancient Rite of Passage. Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Determination, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Rites of Passage, Self-Concept, The Power of God | 69 Comments

Do men need talk therapy?

Women always say men should talk about their feelings. Really? Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Communications, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Health, Holding Frame, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Personal Presentation, Relationships, Solipsism, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 78 Comments

Prime Directive Vision

Having a “prime directive” vision combined with a little bit of Patriarchy, a little bit of Proverbs 31, and a lot of Money is what keeps the ship afloat. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Divorce, Elite Cultural Influences, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Generational Curses, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Male Power, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, SEC Studies, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Vetting Women | 36 Comments

How to Change a Hostile Culture

The elite hold power, any way you look at it. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Elite Cultural Influences, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Power, Protestantism, SEC Studies, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy | 54 Comments

The Roman Life Script

Life, love, slavery, and crucifixion in antiquity. Continue reading

Posted in Collective Strength, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Discipline, Generational Curses, Homosexuality, Influence, Male Power, Military, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Politics, Power, Sexual Authority, Society | 65 Comments