Quoting Quiverfull: Gays are Narcissictic Child Molesters?

by Tim Bayly from Bayly Blog - Gospel Coalition Joins the Gay Celibate MovementEditor's note: This time Tim is having a tantrum over homosexual Christians that are celibate. You'd think he'd be thrilled that they are attempting to not commit (in his eyes) sin by being celibate. Oh no, he's busy equating homosexuality with child molesters and claiming both are narcissists. Another day, another disgusting ranting of a Christian homophobe. Hey, here's an idea, don't worry about the sexuality of other people and just love them like Jesus would have. His words are extra ridiculous because homosexuality has nothing to do with child molestation and these are people committed to living a … [Read more...]

How Fundamentalist Christians Ruin Christmas

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserNow that I am no longer a Christian, I really enjoy Christmas. I know this might be hard for fundamentalist Christians to believe, but I enjoy Christmas now more than I ever did when I was a card-carrying member of Club Christian®. The reason is simple. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, there were services to prepare, food drives to coördinate, and season-themed sermons to preach. Like the Easter season, Christmas was a high-stress, lots-of-work time for me. Quite frankly, I found it exhausting. Rarely did I have the time to just relax and enjoy Christmas. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 5 – Selfish Momma Dooms Children?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Broken CirclesEditor's note: Whew, this is the last piece in this 'let's blame everyone and the kitchen sink' for divorce before doubling down on the whole 'honor your husband even if he's a cheating drunken asshole' place Michael always goes. No matter the circumstances you can always count on the Pearls to blame and shame the mother before moving on to do the same to the children. Tell me again Mr. Pearl about the love of Jesus? … [Read more...]

Ten Things Reality Television and Christian Patriarchs Have in Common – Duggar Edition

by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog Every Breaking WaveEditor's note: I know many here have recently emailed me and I have not replied. I still cannot bend my thumb or several fingers or parts of my right hand and am having to get others to type as I dictate or update NLQ. I will attempt to answer all emails this week. Thanks for your understanding!For over two weeks now I've been mostly in the bed due to a systemic infection that nearly caused me to lose my thumb and part of my hand. I haven't been able to do much, except watch television between my bouts in the hospital. While I was horizontal and unable to use my right hand I started thinking about reality television, … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Parenting Command Man Toddlers?

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: Part 4 – Selfish Momma Dooms Children?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Broken CirclesEditor's note: Finally Michael goes on to blame men too, but only one short bit calling them 'sissies'. He is also claiming that women that do not toe his theological stay in a bad marriage or else line are depressed and angry. That might be, but staying in a bad situation is way more likely to make you depressed or angry. … [Read more...]

Open Thread – Reclaiming Life Post Quiverfull?

Are there things you used to do before you joined the Quiverfull or Evangelical Movement that you've reclaimed after leaving? Or perhaps something you loved to do while you were a Fundamentalist that after leaving the very idea of makes you gag until you heal enough to realize you're still going to do that thing you love? … [Read more...]

The Duggar’s ‘Counting On’ Television Show Premieres Tomorrow

As you can tell I've been putting off posting about the Duggars some weeks now. There's been a lot about them in the news lately but most of it is either speculation or idle manufactured gossip to promote the new series of Duggar family specials on TLC. Yes, TLC is going ahead with 'Counting On' and they've released an entire series of sneak peek videos promoting the show. … [Read more...]

Part 13 RU: Labor Exploitation For Jesus

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideNow that RU: Schools of Discipleship has collected enough personal and legal information to steal your identity or mess with your life, they move on to collecting health information.If RU was an employer, they would be allowed to ask if you can perform the job you are applying for.If RU was a medical facility, they would ask detailed questions about your health after accepting you as a patient. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Selfish Momma Dooms Children?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Broken CirclesEditor's note: Now Michael shifts the blame again, not just on the children but to first momma and then daddy,  claiming that they can also strip protection and that divine covering away from their little girls even if they stay married and there's no drinking or yelling by allowing the kids freedom. He just keeps moving that goalpost so that you cannot do anything right. … [Read more...]


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