Are Stay-at-Home Dads Violating God's Design for Men and Women?
Air Date September 15, 2012
Stay-at-home dads: they're becoming more common, but does this model violate God's design for men and women? This Saturday on Up For Debate
, host Julie Roys discusses the issue with "The Real Matt Daddy"—a Christian stay-at-home dad who argues fathers can serve just as well as mothers as primary caretakers. Also joining Julie will be Owen Strachan, a theology professor at Boyce College, who says the "Dad Mom" is a "man fail." Don't miss this challenging and lively discussion this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate
Dr. Owen Strachan
Owen Strachan is the Assistant Professor of Christian Theology and Church History at Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a contributing writer for the Gospel Coalition, a blog columnist for Credo magazine, a contributor to Project TGM, and a fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Ecclesial Theology. He has a wife and two children.
Matt Peregoy was the former manager for a national retailer
before he gave up his career to be a stay-at-home dad. He is now
the primary caretaker for his daughter, as his wife maintains a
career to financially provide for the family. He is an avid writer,
and blogs about his life as a father online.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.