Jessa Duggar Seewald: Preaching Hellfire and Brimstone

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's note: I know we've discussed Jessa's awkward internet salvation call earlier in the month but Bruce brings up a point that seems to be common in Evangelical Christianity yet commonly ignored. It really is all about S-E-X!A few more recent Duggar stories to keep you amused, both serious and silly:Jezebel - A Friendly Reminder: The Duggars Are Assholes OK! - Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Have Date Night Amid Animal Cruelty Scandal, Animal Rights Organizations and 19 Kids Fans Outraged E! - Duggar Family Cheers as Dad To Be Derick Dillard Tries To Run Over A Cat With His Sled Mother Jo … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism Declares Marriage A Crime?

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by Jennifer Adams of Boundless as quoted by Ladies Against Feminism - The Difficulty of Admitting We Want to be MarriedEditor's note: At no point in Jennifer Adams piece on Boundless does she blame feminism for women dismissing marriage. That is strictly the spin out of nothing that Ladies Against Feminism does. They read things, like the Bible, like other blogs, come to a completely different conclusion than the meaning inferred and run with that false idea. They seem feminism under every idea. There's nothing wrong with wanting to be married, but not wanting to be married is not some evil feminist plot. Always astounded by the reading comprehension fail in many of LAF's pieces. Guess … [Read more...]

News: Arkansas Christian Politician Rehomes Adopted Daughter With Sexual Predator

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by David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement - Lawmaker and Christian School Owner 'Rehomes' Adopted 6 Year Old To Man Who Then Rapes Her In light of all the discussion here on Quiverfull Rescue Adopters we need to ask ourselves: what should people do when an adoption does not work out like it was planned? Do the adoptive parents have a responsibility to 'keep' the child and seek help from the mental health professional community or should they discard the child like a broken toy? … [Read more...]

Final Installment of My Story: A Heart Like Mine

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by Nora Woodhouse cross posted from her blog A Heart Like MineClosing the gate behind; leaving the suds in the bucket and the clothes hanging on the line. I thought that I would be writing the final installment of My Story; A Heart Like Mine from the singular perspective of leaving home many years ago. But I realized that in many ways I am only now finally leaving home and closing the gate behind me. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Cuts Crime Rates?

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From Ladies Against Feminism - The Effects of Marriage Versus Co-Habitation on CrimeEditor's note: Believe this piece originated from Mercator.net but the editor at LAF screwed up the links while posting. So I'm unable to determine exactly what surveys or representative sampling the original author used to justify the statement that marriage means reduced crime rates. This talks about how Florida is about to decriminalize cohabitation and doesn't do anything to support the idea that marriage cuts crime rates. … [Read more...]

The Perfection Lie

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live Hello. My name is Young Mom, and I am a recovering Perfectionist. I used to be in denial that I am a perfectionist. Perfectionist’s were the type of people that annoyed me, they were the ones with the immaculate houses, well behaved children and clean nice-smelling cars. My house was never clean enough, my children still disobeyed despite my best efforts, my car was a disaster. Nope, I couldn’t be a perfectionist, otherwise I would have everything under control. But being a perfectionist doesn’t mean that you have an immaculate house, it means that you feel that you are supposed to have an immaculate house, so you freak out whenever … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Quiverfull Making Martyrs Out Of Mothers?

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by Steven Ertelt from Life News - No  Greater Love: Putting the life of her unborn baby first; mother dies after giving birthEditor's note: Life News uses the death of a woman who from all accounts wasn't Quiverfull to make a point about how good Christian mothers are supposed to carry pregnancies that will end their lives to the end, no matter what the doctors advise. They are canonizing the dead women Suzanne Mazzola as an example to be looked up to instead of a woman who took a risk and paid the price. It was her decision and her's alone to make, but typically Life News ignores that. If they had their way that decision would be made in advance for all women. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’

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First day of a new feature here at NLQ. After last week's posting of a series of Debi Pearl's thoughts on men and obsessions I was led to the official site for her book 'Preparing To Be A Help Meet' with it's message board with young ladies 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. 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 … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Blog – Touching Before Marriage

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDue to a crazy-busy schedule, I've fallen off my pace of blogging Preparing to be a Help Meet because typing in the quotes from the book is surprisingly time-consuming. In lieu, I offer my most choice selections from the blog with the same name.What levels of hell have Mike and Debi wrought? Apparently they've moved beyond beating the shit out of children and started messing with an entire generation's sexual life.... … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Sexiest Thing You Can Say To Your Man?

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by Doug Johnson from Life Site - The sexiest thing my wife ever said to me...definitely isn't what you think it isEditor's note: This guy has a warped sense of what sexy is. I don't know too many people that would define it the same way and definitely not many men outside of Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull. Jaw drop. He thinks the sexiest thing his wife said to him was that she'd changed her mind about birth control and wanted her IUD out immediately so they could have more children. There is much in the article that is cringe-inducing, but this might just bet the worst part.... … [Read more...]


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