Tag Archives: James McDonald

A Patriarch Takes a Fall: Doug Phillips Resigns

Douglas Phillips resigned as director of Vision Forum Ministries a few days ago, citing a “lengthy, inappropriate relationship with a woman” other than his wife, Beall.  You can read his statement here. If you know who Douglas Phillips is at … Continue reading


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Bachmann raises the question: can a submissive wife be a commanding president?

I left my Google Reader unattended for several days and discovered something interesting when I came back to it:  item after item on “wifely submission”.  What drew all of the attention to this subject?  Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign.  As someone … Continue reading

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