Quoting Quiverfull: Focus or You Are in Sin?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - How To FocusEditor's note: Here Nancy tries to make everyone feel guilty about having an interests outside of raising their children or serving their man in the guise of serving God. … [Read more...]

Rather Dead Than Queer

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To LiveI’m so cripplingly lonely. I have parents that think I shouldn’t be allowed to go out with friends more than once every couple months because they don’t want me to make friends that accept my gender. I never get any social interaction, I just sit in my room and listen to indie music and browse tumblr all day. My social anxiety is at an all time high and my stuttering is worse than it’s ever been. -Quote from Leelah’s TumblrI remember trying to figure out a way to explain. A way to describe how the rejection feels. Every statement about “god’s plan”, and “god’s design”, pounding it further and further into your head, that god does … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: “Let It Go” Promotes Rebellion?

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by Alli from her blog Awed Body - Why We Iced 'Frozen'Editor's note: We've looked at Disney's 'Frozen' before and heard all the reasons why many Christians think it's a bad movie for kids, but this is a different argument that the usual fundy 'Lesbianism promotion' screed. Perfect example of a peculiar type of fear thinking prevalent in the Quiverfull movement and in Evangelical Christianity - A demon under every bush, on every byway and in every freezer. Thinking this way creates enormous amounts of fear over things that have nothing to do with anything 'evil' or 'demonic', just another way to make believers controlled fearful weaklings. Another version of the same sort of thinking pe … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 5 – Cinderella

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, Leah lays out another example of how courtship creates angst, confusion and general insanity. David and I met at his work.  He was giving a presentation and I was sitting in the front row.  After the meeting, we talked briefly but we both thought the same thing, "What are the chances they know the Lord?"  I later called David with a work question and suddenly he was talking about God.  I remember hanging up the phone and thinking, "I totally misjudged this guy!" Interesting.  I would like to go on the record that I've NEVER thought "Hmmm.  Is that speaker a saved Christian?" before.  Likewise, if I call someone on busine … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Just Like That You Changed?

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by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield in Today's Christian Woman- From Lesbian Professor to Pastor's WifeEditor's note: This seems to be a common theme in Evangelical Christianity, this belief that you can just walk away from the type of sexuality you have lived in for years. Seems wrong to say it's a simple change of thoughts. What do you think dear reader? … [Read more...]

Christian Cliches: “Do Not Deny One Another”

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by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's Words "Do not deny one another" is a misquoted fragment of a passage in 1 Corinthians 7.  Here is the whole passage, from the New American Standard Version, with the words in question in italics: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Lustful Leggings?

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by Veronica Partridge from her blog - Why I Chose To No Longer Wear LeggingsEditor's note: She says she is not trying to tell anyone else what they can and cannot wear, that this is about her journey and decision. But she is in an indirect way. Really. More nonsense about men unable to control their eyes, brains and penises. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Voddie Baucham Believes in Militant Fecundity?

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by Voddie Baucham from his 'Child Training' sermon at Hardin Baptist Church bravely transcribed by R.L. Stollar from Homeschoolers AnonymousEditor's note: Notice that while Mr. Baucham doesn't call this mindset 'Quiverfull' he does use the same scriptures and ideas to promote having as many children as possible without any regard for ability to support the children or exemptions for physical problems that would make childbirth life threatening for the mother. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Marry A Woman Older Than Yourself?

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by pastor Stephen Kim from NYC Pastor blog - 10 Women Christian Men Should Not MarryEditor's note: The entire list is pretty bad, filled with pious scripture references and lots of poisonous assumptions like something straight out of Debi Pearl's awful tome 'Created To Be A Help Meet". It was hard to pick only one to focus on for our Quoting Quiverfull feature. Which do you think is the worst on the list? … [Read more...]

Can We Please Stop it With the ‘Feminist’ Videos Already?

Screen cap from the video "Slap Her" from Defeating The Dragons site.

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons You’ve probably seen the video that the above image is pulled from– the Facebook-viral “Slap Her.” If you haven’t seen it yet, you can watch it here. I don’t really want to take the time to dissect all the reasons why this video was actually kind of horrible, but if you’re interested, these two articles covered it rather well:Dr. Rebecca Hains’ ‘Slap Her': Fanpage.it video objectifies girls, exploits boys, and trivializes domestic violence R.L. Stollar’s ‘Slap Her': The So-Called Heartwarming Video that’s Actually Disturbing … [Read more...]


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