Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Control Your Children But Not Too Much?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Cloistered Homeschool SyndromeEditor's note: In which Michael claims they've been studying home to combat this "Cloistered Homeschool Syndrome and how it came about. Two mentions on the evils of television. … [Read more...]

What Micah Murray and I Want You (and the Duggars) to Know About JOY (Jesus, Others, You)

by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from Under Much GraceMy blog post today was birthed by a new article written by a thoughtful young man -- a Second Generation Adult (raised in high demand religion) -- who used to be the equivalent of a Duggar, but sans TV show.  Hopefully sans abject abuse, too.(As I finish this post, The Kelly File featuring the first interview with the Duggars following the tragic news of sexual abuse in their family just beings to air. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Control Your Children But Not Too Much?

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Cloistered Homeschool SyndromeEditor's note: In this article Michael criticizes homeschooling families that control everything the children do. Wait, I'm very confused, isn't this something that the Pearls themselves also did to their children? Is it opposites day or something? … [Read more...]

Timeline of Events Versus Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Interview

Click on the timeline photo to bring up a bigger picture of it. If you're going to use this on your page or website please give a link and credit to NLQ. … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Why do Fundamentalists Treat Pastors Like Rock Stars (Even When They Are Toxic)?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.Zsuzsanna Anderson, wife of Tempe pastor Steven L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church, linked to an article written in this month's Phoenix Magazine about her husband and his church. Just reading through the article, West of Westboro, with its portrait of a red-skinned demonic looking Anderson spewing fire out of his mouth and glowing testimonials by his congregants brings back memories of church goers treating their pastors like they were invincible heroes instead of regular men with clay feet. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Matriarchs Just Ruin Everything?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Patriarchal Dysfunctional FamiliesEditor's note: This passage is preceded on their site by a huge pile of letters to the Pearls. Some of these letters seem like they really were written by someone outside of the family for a change. Basically this is Michael telling everyone else that they are doing Patriarchy all wrong. His usual, a tiny bit of truth leavened with toxic things. Tomorrow we'll examine the piece that caused this multitude of people to reach out to the Pearls for advice. … [Read more...]

Updated: The Aftermath of the Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Fox News Interviews

I think we are on day 17 or 18 of the news coming out about Josh Duggar molesting young girls.One thing is very obvious if you do a ramble through the online world - last night's attempt to explain away the family's actions and appease the masses may have had just the opposite effect on anyone who isn't a hard core Duggar fan to began with. Their appearance seems to be considered by many to be a complete and utter disaster. Listing many of the different articles about their appearance. Some of the fans are blaming all of this on Bill Clinton (seriously?!?) and nefarious liberals in the press. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Game of Porn – “Game of Thrones” Is Mind-Rotting Pornography?

 by Matt Walsh from The Matt Walsh Blog (linked through Do No Link: No need to give him any clicks towards the overwhelming flood of advertising on his site - beware the zillion popups! ) - Christians, Now Is Probably A Good Time To Stop Watching "Game of Thrones"Editor's note: Matt tries to make the case that "Game of Thrones"  watching is the same as watching pornography, that is is pornography. Clearly he has the same problems keeping away from porn as Michael Pearl seems to have in this week's article by Bruce Gerencser "Are You A Porno Freak?" What gives Walsh or Pearl the authority to determine for anyone else what we should or should not do? Did anyone really think … [Read more...]

Thoughts on the Television Interview With Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar?

So who watched Megyn Kelly interview Jim Bob and Michelle and what did you think?Here's the thoughts I had immediately upon watching...So many lies. They flat out contradicted the police reports many times. So many times that I started to wonder if a divine lightening bolt was going to come down and strike the two of them. … [Read more...]

New Vyckie Garrison Interviews

Today two new interviews/articles came out about NLQ Founder Vyckie Garrison.Christian Today - 'Atheist of the year' tells of exit from Fundamentalist Quiverfull MovementA few interesting bits: … [Read more...]