Archives for February 2013

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Crisis Part 2?

by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters article "Why Am I Not Married?" - July 1, 2010Who is to Blame?The easiest and most common response is to point our fingers – at the young men, … [Read more...]

Quivers Filled With Abuse & Who Would Jesus Sue?

When it comes to the “pro birth” attitudes of fundamentalist Christianity, Vyckie Garrison is one of the leading experts.  She’s going to be speaking at the upcoming Women in Secularism Conference scheduled for May 17-19, 2013, in Washington DC.We’ll explore how  “biblical” reproductive health dogmas can be harmful to women and their families.  Part of what prompted this show is the fact that Judy Jones, the “spiritual midwife” who attended Vyckie during a difficult and life-threatening pregnancy, was arrested for practicing medicine without a license and for manslaughter of an infant.Vyckie is the founder of No Longer Quivering, which not only offers support for women but tells the s … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Crisis Part 1?

By Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters article "Why Am I Not Married?" - July 1, 2010 Is There a Problem?If there is a problem, we believe it’s not that so many young people are not married – it’s that so many young people are … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Do Parents Destroy Children Without Trying?

by Michael Pearl of 'No Greater Joy' Six Ways Parents Destroy Their Children Without Trying - December 14, 2012 God promises, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6).Parents, … [Read more...]

Standing Up to Spiritual Abusers via Social Media Today #WhoWouldJesusSue

by Vyckie Garrison Survivors of spiritual abuse are making a push today to call attention to the outrageous tactics employed by pastors and other religious leaders to silence their victims - specifically, we're calling attention to Calvary Chapel pastor Bob Grenier’s lawsuit against his adult stepson, Alex Grenier who came forward to report that he was physically abused by Bob Grenier after Bob … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Chastening Children

Quiverfull leader, Jonathan Lindvall's "consistent chastening sequence" ... guaranteed to make every instance of "biblical discipline" last an hour or more. ٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ Step #1: Immediately Send Them to Privacy Step #2: Require a Confession … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: A New Pope?

by Michael Farris, Chancellor of Patrick Henry College & President of HSLDA  - February 17, 2013 E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post says that the best choice for the new Pope would be a nun. That shows as much … [Read more...]

Corporal Punishment and The End of The Red Stick

by Becoming WorldlyThis picture could be anybody’s little sister blindfolded and hitting a piñata at her Dad’s house for another sibling’s birthday. But it isn’t. It’s my little sister. She lives in a different world than I did. One with her own bedroom and court-ordered visitation and Christmas presents from a kind stepmother. She has never been … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What is Quiverfull?

by Jimbob and Michelle Duggar pages 92 to 93 in their book "A Love That Multiples" We find it amusing how many reporters copy and paste information they find about us that someone else has copied and pasted without checking the facts. For instance, even though Wikipedia … [Read more...]

Christian Advice For Brides in Training?

by CaluluLately I've been running into a number of Funda-Gelical blogs dedicated to either training brides what to do once they marry or advising them on what a proper Christian lady does to prepare for her future marriage.Some of the advice is … [Read more...]