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When Would I Not Submit to My Husband?

  This is such a serious issue. How I pray that God’s Spirit will be very much involved to help me write and to help each of us understand things clearly. I have had many women read a bit about biblical submission and conclude that submitting to our husbands means things like: My husband is […]

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When "Submit" Feels Like a Dirty Word – by Shannon Popkin

Bio Shannon Popkin is a speaker and writer from Grand Rapids, MI. Shannon enjoys blending her love for humor and storytelling with her passion for God’s Word. Shannon’s first book, Control Girl: Lessons on Surrendering Your Burden of Control From 7 Women in The Bible will be published by Kregel Publications in 2016/2017. Check out Shannon’s […]

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"My Husband Can't Make Me Submit to Him or Respect Him!"

Oh how the picture above makes me cringe and breaks my heart! Sadly, this was me for the first 14+ years of our marriage. 🙁 Note: This post is not for wives whose husbands are violent, or who threaten violence, who are actively addicted to drugs/alcohol, who are living in major unrepentant sin, or who […]

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Submitting to Our Husbands in the “Small” Things

FROM A HUSBAND (his response to a question for husbands earlier last week): As to respecting me in “small things”, I have to assume you mean things that aren’t all that important. My first thought is, that if it isn’t all that important, why not? I don’t always know why I prefer one thing, over another. […]

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Submitting Under Protest

Whether you believe your husband is watching “too much TV,”  shouldn’t look at certain things, is working more than you think he should, is not “involved enough” with the children,  is not “making you a priority” the way you want him to, or whatever the issue is – if you respond to him by yelling at […]

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