Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 5 Mr. Command (Surprising Introspection From Michael – Sort Of)

by Aletha cross posted from  her blog Yllom Mormonp 116-117Today we are talking about the Command Man's greatest weakness. And I have to say, I'm surprised at what Michael thinks it is. Does he handle the subject well? Does he offer feasible techniques for overcoming said weakness? Hahaha. I'll let you guess.Text is in purple. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Less is Blessed by God?

by Colin Campbell from Above Rubies - The Devil Scoffs at the Ceremonial SwordEditor's note: Nancy oh so kindly allowed her husband Colin to cross post his Meat For Men on her ladies encouragement blog. It sounds almost like some sort of sour grapes jealousy going on here. Why would he care if other churches have fancy buildings and programs enough to publicly gripe about it? His manger-worship seems like it's awful close to what they accuse the Catholics of. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Suffering is Totally Okay Because Glory?

by John Piper from Desiring God - Your Suffering is Working For YouEditor's note: Some subtle martyrbating going on here, claiming that God is using your suffering on earth for your eternal good. This is one of the more poisonous teachings in evangelical Christianity and it really minimizes whatever it is that the suffering person is going through by reducing it to part of some formula. Not much empathy there, is it? … [Read more...]

Part 6 RU: Labor Exploitation For Jesus

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids Collide This next section of the handbook covers what people need to bring with them for their 6 month stay at the RU School of Discipleship. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Older Ladies Advising Teenagers to Prepare for Marriage?

by Val Stares from Above Rubies - Daughters in Waiting: A Glory Box PartyEditor's note: If you're wondering like I was exactly what a 'Glory Box' is it seems to be a name Nancy Campbell uses that originated in Australia for that old-fashioned thing most teenage girls had - a Hope Chest. For those of you too young to remember Hope Chests that is where you would store all the special items you were saving for the day you got married, specially embroidered linens, perhaps a quilt you made, a small family heirloom passed down to you or more practical smaller things that causes households to run smoother. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Non-Christians Must Abide By Biblical Morals?

by Daniel Darling and Andrew Walker from Christianity Today - We Should Expect Non-Christians to Share Our MoralsEditor's note: One of the most word salad pieces I've seen in a long time. The writers labor under the delusion that everyone has to think and act like them. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Younger Sister Marrying First?

Another installment of giving better answers to the questions asked at Debi Pearl’s site message board for the book ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’. Many young ladies ask questions on all sorts of different subjects brought up by the book. There was just one big problem, many of the answers stray into either the outright bad and emotionally unhealthy to dangerous. Yes, typical Debi Pearl borderline abusive. Here’s what we’re going to be doing here at NLQ. Every week, once or twice a week, I’ll be posting up one of the questions from the message board and ask you, our readers, to answer that poor soul’s question in a way that is logical, rational and the best possible solution, in other words 18 … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Focus On The Family Advocating Abortion?

by Jeremy Lundmark of Theology Mix - How to Murder Your Child SafelyEditor's note: Apparently FotF has put out a pamphlet outlining the best way to take the 'Morning After' pill and many in the evangelical world are reacting poorly. They are calling for a boycott of FotF and any Christian retailers that carry this booklet for sale. It's been on Christian bookstore shelves for over 4 years now. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Welfare Creates Easy Divorce?

by Biblical Gender Roles from Biblical Gender Roles.c0m - How the Social Safety  Net Encourages DivorceEditor's note: So he's upset that there are now social programs that keep women and children fed and clothed without having to put up with the emotionally abusive bullshit of the patriarch? … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 4 Mr. Command Man (What Other Purpose Would A Wife Have – Except To Serve)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 114-116Now that we have finished talking about how Command Men are servants, we'll talk about the REAL servants in the Command's life. Namely, the wife of a Command Man. Here goes. Text is in purple. … [Read more...]