Doug Phillips on Evolution and Feminism

I just read the following quote by Doug Phillips of Vision Forum: Evolution says the struggle of the survival of the fittest, there are no differences between men and women, there is no charity, there is no deference, and in an evolutionary world feminism reaches its height and we see no distinctions. The result is babies are killed en masse, women are treated like chattel and men no longer take on their masculine role as defenders. This quote is so out there that I have decided to dissect it. … [Read more...]

Worthwhile Reads: More on Vision Forum and Titanic

Julie Ingersoll is at it again, this time taking on Vision Forum's Titanic 100: International Centennial Event, taking place this weekend, with her article, Biblical Patriarchy Advocates Celebrate Titanic 100th with "Women and Children First" Theme.Take a minute to compare these two quotes, the first from Vision Forum's video on preparing what to wear to the Edwardian Tea that will be held at the event and the second from Ingersoll's article: Spend just over two days singing, remembering, r … [Read more...]

Worthwhile Reads: Monumental and Titanic

First, Julie Ingersoll examines What Kirk Cameron's Monumental Reveals about the Subtle Influence of Reconstructionism. This is a must read.Second, with the anniversary of the Titanic's sinking coming up, Doug Phillips is planning a centennial celebration - and arguing that the movie "Titanic" Dishonors the Sacrifice of Brave Men. This is an example of Vision Forum's Titanic Worship. … [Read more...]

Emotional Incest, Part 2: The Botkins

In Part 1 I discussed the definition of emotional incest. Today I will look at teachings of leading Christian Patriarchy organization Vision Forum and its close affiliates, the Botkins, which for all intents and purposes mandate emotional incest.Vision Forum teaches that adult daughters are to stay at home until they marry. More than that, it teaches that they are under their father's authority just as they will after marriage be under their husband's authority, and that while they remain at … [Read more...]

Christian Reconstructionism, Gays, and Stoning

I recently read a New York Times piece about the vigilante killing of gays in Iraq. For at least six years, gays have been bullied and harassed by security forces and beaten and killed by reactionary Islamist militias in Shiite areas of Baghdad.Ali Hili, a gay Iraqi activist who lives in London, said as many as 750 gay Iraqis have been killed in the past six years, and thousands have emigrated or are living deep in the closet.“It’s a clear war on sexual minorities on Iraq,” he said. “The … [Read more...]

Vision Forum, the Titanic, and “Honor and Protection”

Doug Phillips of Vision Forum has just announced details for a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to be held this coming April in Branson, Missouri. He's calling it an "International Centennial Event," and if you click the link you'll see the huge poster he's using to advertise the event.Now you may be wondering, what is there to celebrate about the Titanic? The ship sunk and over a thousand lives were lost, after all! Never fear, Phillips has an answer: Next … [Read more...]

“Teach Them Diligently”

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This weekend is the "Teach Them Diligently Convention" in Spartansburg, South Carolina. According to the website, The Teach Them Diligently Convention was born out of a recognized need for more events celebrating the focus of Christian Homeschool Families—which is to disciple their children to glorify God. It's not surprising that the "about" section on the website would begin with the following Bible verse: And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shal … [Read more...]