Archives for April 2013

What About “Women Be Silent in the Church”?

by Kristen RosserSo far on this blog I have addressed nearly every Bible verse used to restrict women or keep them under male authority-- except 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 The passage states:The women should keep silent in the churches. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Death of the Family?

posted by Jennie Chancey at Ladies Against Feminism "The Family Economy in Crisis". Originally written by Kevin Swanson for Vision Forum Ministries The family is dying a slow and miserable death in the West. Ultimately, it is a failure of the Christian faith and life that brought about our present … [Read more...]

Now What?

by MariI voted for the first time in the year 2000.Three months later, I got a jury summons.Uck.The cool thing about it was that it paid $25 per day, … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Unequally Yoked in Marriage?

by Mark Cowperthwaite of Biblical Families "So You're Looking For a Wife?"When considering 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, even the tenor of Paul’s letters to the church at Corinth in general, there is no hint that it would be anything short of folly … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Easier By the Dozen?

by Mary Pride in Homeschool World "Easier by the Dozen" When you only have one or two very young children, it may be hard to imagine... but children really are easier by the dozen. Comments open below … [Read more...]

NLQ Support Group Reminder!

Just in case you've missed our other postings on the Support Group.....~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~NLQ Support is a “closed” and “private” group associated with No Longer Quivering – a gathering place for those escaping and healing from spiritual abuse.We offer personal, non-judgmental support along the journey of recovery. The group is a safe place to discuss and process our experiences with high-control, high-demand religious groups.As former Quiverfull believers, we understand your struggles and we will provide support and encouragement as you transition to a healthier spirituality and lifestyle.To join the NLQ Support Group, send a friend request to Vyckie: h … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Speaking Up or Using Children to Defend Violence?

From The Rebelution by Brett Harris in "Defending the Second Amendment" "Purging our society of violence and murder cannot be done by gun control legislation." She continues, saying that in passing legislation,"You are not eliminating guns from society … [Read more...]

Help For Those With Doubts

by Bruce GerencserYou are a Christian.You put your faith and trust in Jesus Christ.You have been baptized and you are a member in good standing of … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Calling in the Media on Social Service?

by Rebekah Pearl Anast from Homeschooling Pioneers Actually, the media wasn’t negative. It was a strategic move by my Dad to take the heat off of us. Social Services had gotten wind of our home education, and we were given a court summons. The judge and a few power-hungry and small-minded … [Read more...]

20 Ways Not to Respond to Homeschool Horror Stories

by Becoming WorldlyThe following are a list of things that range from impolite to incredibly disrespectful that I have heard since I started speaking out about this issue. I’m (unfortunately) not making any of these up and I’ve actually had every single one of them either said to me or seen them said to others. If you don’t want to be a jerk, please don’t say any of the following: … [Read more...]