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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: If Medical Care Is Too Cheap People Will Go For Ridiculous Things?

by Biblical Gender Roles at Biblical Gender Roles.com - How the Social Safety Net Encourages DivorceEditor's note: There's just so much bad here that it is going to take days to unpack. But this little bit about people frivolously going to the doctor is so ridiculous! Most people cannot just take off work to go to the doctor for every sniffle or cut. He's actually advocating making health care harder to get and more expensive. … [Read more...]

Part 5 RU:Labor Exploitation For Jesus

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows & Kids CollideWe're working our way through the Handbook for RU ministries.Page Four outlines the weekly schedule for inmates disciples.  Since these are people who are dealing with legitimate mental illnesses like alcohol and drug addiction or anorexia, medical treatment programs would include group therapy, individual therapy, classes to learn about coping mechanisms and plenty of time for rest.  The rest time is as important as the other parts because when someone's brain is injured, the brain's way of recovering is through sleep. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why No Children Alone In Bedrooms?

by Zsuzsanna Anderson of Are They All Yours? - Answering Large Family ObjectionsEditor's note : What is the problem in Quiverfull with allowing children to play alone in their bedrooms? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: You Can Either Have A Big House Or A Big Family But Not Both

by Zsuzsanna Anderson of Are They All Yours? - Answering Large Family Objections: My, How Small Your House Is!Editor's note: Holy cow! I always thought her house looked teensy from the photos she's posted but not that tiny. My house is bigger than that and we always felt cramped with two kids. I cannot imagine having to put 4 children, much less 8 in such a small space. Plus you cannot just say that everyone with a bigger house has decided that they wanted the house more than children. … [Read more...]