My Brave Sisters

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by AJ cross posted from her blog I am Phoenix The other day, I saw an ad for a TV show where a group of Amish young people were set loose in NYC. I laughed because I knew what they were going through. I’ve lived through a similar experience, except there weren’t cameras following my [Read More...]

“Defrauding” or How Men Can Keep Women From Stumbling!

by Hopewell – crossposted from her blog Hopewell Takes On LIFE!   source Thanks to TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” America has discovered Bill Gothard’s idea of  “defrauding” or making men “stumble.” How does this happen? If you watch the show you know it’s because someone forgot to call out the code word “Nike” to [Read More...]

News Links September 5, 2012

Sometimes churches need to be reminded that if they campaign for a certain party or candidate they put their tax exempt status at risk – ChicoER – Editorial: Church runs afoul of rules There’s an interesting article by Jenny Rae Armstrong over at Red Letter Christians about Patriarchy, Pop Culture, and Pornograpy Thoughts on handling [Read More...]

NLQ FAQ Revisited: Are Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar “Quiverfull”?

by Hopewell Q: Are the Duggars Quiverfull? By their own admission, Jim-Bob and Michelle were so “grieved” after reading the information pamphlet in a birth control pill package that they turned their fertility over to God. (“About Us” para.1 See also, Dallas News).  That decision has been the reason for their incredible family size of [Read More...]

To Stand Up and Speak: The Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blog Network

by Melissa Permission to Live My sister was the one who introduced me to No Longer Quivering. She didn’t actually mean to, she told me she was reading a website called Quivering Daughters, and when I googled it I found No Longer Quivering instead. I wanted to make sure that this was a good thing [Read More...]