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Duggar News: Jana Duggar Tebow?

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Several different news outlets are reporting that Jim Bob Duggar and Mrs Tebow, mother of NFL player Tim Tebow, are in talks about a possible courtship between their children. It's claimed that Jim Bob has Tim Tebow in mind as a potential husband for long suffering household servant/daughter Jana Duggar. How true this is remains to be seen since it's from a tabloid - Star Magazine. … [Read more...]

Home For the Holidays, All of the Holidays

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by Suzanne TitkemeyerThat's one thing that was emphasized again and again in the Quiverfull movement, a woman's home was the most important place for her in this entire world. Mary Pride pointed out that way home from a life spent on careers and working outside of the home, pointing the way to homemaking and homeschooling as our life's highest purpose. Nancy Campbell has dedicated her entire ministry career to telling all of us to stay home, have a good attitude about, make your home the most comfortable peaceful place on earth, so comfortable that even God would linger there. Debi Pearl promised blessings and fulfillment if you honored God's laws for being a proper help meet and mother … [Read more...]

Ferguson – Michael Brown Shooting: Open Thread – Helpful & Unhelpful Christian Responses

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If you're like many Americans you've spent the past few days watching the ongoing riots in Ferguson, Missouri in response to the Grand Jury clearing police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. In this day and age it looks like racism against blacks is alive and well in many places, this is just a symptom of that sad reality.While this has been ongoing I've been curious to see how the world Evangelical Christianity responds. No word from the usual people that say hateful things in the wake of national tragedies, e.i Pat Robertson and the Kevin Swanson archetypes. The ones that are responding fall into two categoriesJust pray -Prayer Guides Racism … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Never Miss an Opportunity to Muslim-Bash While Being Anti-Birth Control?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from True Love Doesn't Wait - Eight Leaps of IllogicRemember a few days ago when we posted a bit from Conservative Christians debunking the Quiverfull movement? Vaughn Ohlman has taken it upon himself to dispute every single point of that list, one by one.But while he's doing that his racism is clearly on display. In the wake of Ferguson and other tragedies born out of racism can we afford to be racist in a country built by many different races, including Arabs and African Americans? This seems particularly cruel, evil and ignorant on the eve of a holiday celebrating giving thanks for the blessings of our nation, a nation founded on immigration and the idea of a … [Read more...]

“Real Marriage” Review: 123 – 138, “Disgrace and Grace”

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons [content note: sexual violence and victim blaming] This chapter was a … struggle. I’ve known it was coming for a while, but I wasn’t certain how bad it would be. It deeply concerns me because if this is how Mark and Grace Driscoll and the pastoral staff of Mars Hill has been counseling sexual abuse survivors I’m horrified, and I’m grieving for all the men and women who have been harmed by their teachings. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Goal of Gay Activists is Sex With Anything?

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by Doug Wilson of Blog and Mablog - The Old Gray MareSo it turns out that Generations With Vision's Kevin Swanson is not the only adult male in Evangelical Fundamentalist Christianity that is obsessional about sex with animals. Turns out that Doug Wilson has bestiality on the brain too. What's up with that? Whatever it is it's wrong and very creepy! … [Read more...]

Day 6 of 21 Days of Healing: The Truth and Nothing But the Truth

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by Ellen cross posted from her blog When Church Hurts“Lo, I am with you always.” (Keep reminding yourself the truth of what God says. It is so critical to change your thinking about who you are in Christ.)You know how jigsaw puzzles have a beautiful picture on the top of the box and the pieces inside are supposed to all fit together to recreate that picture? That’s what I expected church to be like. I expected that the things that I read in my bible, heard from the pulpit and in classes and seminars at my church would be played out in the way that we all lived life together. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Never Miss a Chance to Mention the Fires of Hell to Children?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Which Worldview?I guess hatred of homosexuals is now a big, big thing in Evangelical Quiverfull and no longer much hidden. Plus this parenting advice! Is Nancy now competing with Debi Pearl and Michelle Duggar for worst mother in Quiverfull? … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Ellie’s Love Story Part Three

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideWe get to hear from Anthony today. I feel some compassion for him - he's as confused as Ellie..... … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Duggars Doubling Down on Gay Hatred?

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by Josh Duggar in the Inquisitr - Josh Duggar Leads Anti-Gay Rally in Arkansas Following Gay Kiss Facebook BanIn the wake of accusations of homophobia the Duggar family is still engaging in openly attempting to shut down the rights of gay Americans. Josh Duggar lead an anti-gay rally in Arkansas this weekend. You'd think someone living in a glass house that starting to show cracks and pits in the glass would be more careful not to worsen the situation. Oh, that's right, the Duggars believe theirs is the only correct view. Everyone elses view is sin. … [Read more...]


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