Quoting Quiverfull: Combatting STDs Creates More STDs?

by Zsuzsanna Anderson wife of Steven L. Anderson pastor of Faithful Word Baptist Church and blogger at Are They All Yours?Editor's note: This is from a posting Zsuzanna made where she ranted about the evils of women using the IVF method of having children.  There's a lot to unpack in the posting, but this particular bit of racist assumptions of hers jumped out quickly as awful and so incredibly judgmental. How can providing education about STDs and responsible tools to avoid STDs, like condoms, be wrong in a place where you stand an incredibly high risk of infection be wrong? … [Read more...]

Created To Need A Help Meet: Part 11 Mr. Command (What Command Wives Want)

by Aletha cross posted from her blog Yllom Mormonp 125Today we finish up the chapter on Command Men. Like the previous 2 chapters, Michael ends this chapter with a wish list from the wives of Mr. C's. It's a short little section, Text is in purple … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism Killing America?

by Larry Solomon from Biblical Gender Roles - Feminism Will Come To An End. as always linked through Do Not LinkEditor's note: Larry is blaming everything he does not like on the fact that women have the right to vote in our country and claiming dire future consequences if feminism is allowed to continue. Stay home, stay barefoot and pregnant, don't sass a man, don't divorce your man for any reason. Shut up and put out. … [Read more...]

Never Doubt Your Bible, No Matter How Far-Fetched it Seems

by Bruce Gerencser  cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserI received Michael and Debi Pearl’s No Greater Joy magazine in today’s mail. In an article titled, Watching Bible Prophecy Fulfilled, Michael Pearl details the so-called prophecies found in Ezekiel 38, 39. Evangelicals like the Pearls believe that this passage of Scripture predicts the establishment of the Jewish state and a war in the Middle East prior to the rapture of the church and the seven-year Tribulation.As Pearl was unpacking his theories about the future, he told the story of a Church of Christ preacher who had written a book in 1946 attacking the premillennial view of future events. The auth … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Men Are Logical, Women Are Emotional?

by Larry Solomon from Biblical Gender Roles - Feminism Will Come To An End. as always linked through Do Not LinkEditor's note: Larry is claiming that women are illogical and emotional and that's why they should always been ruled over by men. He's saying with with zero empirical evidence. There's no research to back up what he's saying and he doesn't bother to cite any studies or statistics. It's all pure Larry-assumptions. After hearing his 'logic' eviscerated by Alan Combs radio show it's pretty obvious he's more emotional than logical in his thinking.  … [Read more...]

Sarah Morehead Fundraiser

by No Longer Quivering founder Vyckie Garrison a plea to help out this holiday season.Sarah Morehead and her children need and deserve our support this Christmas! Sarah was one of the first ex-fundie moms to join the No Longer Quivering group way back when our spiritual abuse recovery support was just a tiny forum on Proboards.Over the years, I've been in awe of the incredible amount of dedicated work, work, work! which Sarah has devoted to the cause of exposing religious abuse and providing assistance to the community of folks who have the courage and integrity to walk away from toxic religion. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Surrogate, IVF or Which Way?

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: Keep Your Kids In The Light

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Open Up To The LightEditor's note: Nancy never misses an opportunity to either make mothers fearful that they'd not raising their children right, or they aren't embracing God's blessings fully. Here she segues into comparing no room at the inn with keeping your kids from sinning via who knows what fear-mongering modern culture diss. Nancy is consistent, very much consistently on message, I'll say that. … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Roots of Michael Pearl’s Child Training Ideas?

by Suzanne Titkemeyer - adminHope everyone is having a joyous holiday season with zero family drama. You might of noticed that the postings are still a little out of wack here at NLQ. The holidays and illness are making updating still a bit difficult. If I owe you an email it's coming. This is week four of my hand infection and I'm just now being able to use my right hand a little bit, almost normal function restored. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Good Enough For Jesus, Good Enough For You?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Unpopular WordsEditor's note: Now Nancy is using the birth story of Jesus to try and force others to be quiverfull. The point she misses is that Mary didn't get any sort of choice in what happened to her. … [Read more...]