Quoting Quiverfull: Spank Children in School?

by Zsuzsanna Anderson from Are They All Yours? - Just Take Away Their Electronic Gadgets!Editor's Note: Zsu has proclaimed her love of spanking a number of times now. This time she claims it's much more effective than seizing electronic gadgets as discipline. I don't know. It's been my experience that it's much more brutal and effective to confiscate all the cell phone chargers or power cords to the video game than any spanking. … [Read more...]

Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – I Am Stuck

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 1 … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Evangelism is Like Baseball?

by Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church - Soul Winning is Like BaseballEditor's note: Apparently the government of Guyana is a lot less picky about who they allow in than South Africa. Anderson has been on his 'soul winning' trips to Guyana and the eastern U.S. recently. Very very quietly without any announced fanfare. Here's a question, what would you do if Anderson showed up on your doorstep preaching the gospel? … [Read more...]

Pull Your Head Out to Avoid Variations on Attribution Errors

by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much GraceAll images by Cindy Kunsman and Under Much Grace and used with permission. Just a reminder that the purpose of this discussion aims at stimulating thought and self awareness as tools to help those in recovery from trauma learn how to make safer choices. To make the discussion more jocular, we've defined Cognitive Biases as “CranioRectal Inversions” (CRI). … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Eyes Reveal Heart?

by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men - Revealed Through Your Eyes Continued: Signs of a Turned HeartEditor's note: While much of this series of Colin's is better than the usual pap he churns out. The series is about fathers and how they should behave. This bit about being able to judge others by their eyes is dangerous. No, you cannot always read the emotions of others in their eyes, winking is not trickery or flirting and you cannot see lust in eyes! … [Read more...]

Law Enforcement and Cold Cases: Is Justice Delayed Justice At All For Carol Ann Cole

by Suzanne TitkemeyerLast week we looked at the photo that law enforcement found at New Bethany and shared with a former resident. The photo is believed by an imaging expert to likely show murder victim Carol Ann Cole at New Bethany.But this week I want to examine something else, law enforcement efforts into this case and how cold cases work in some law enforcement situations. Granted, may different departments and states may do things in a wide variety of ways. One thing is for certain, since the discovery of Carol Ann Cole's lifeless body in rural north Louisiana investigation techniques and forensic sciences have changed greatly. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Kitchen Tested Temper?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Kitchen Tested?Editor's note: Nancy's version of the kitchen sounds sort of hellish, doesn't it? Chained into a hot room with everyone making whiny demands of you. I guess that's what happens when you're the only one with any real responsibilities in the kitchen. … [Read more...]

How Would Evangelicals Respond if Atheists Acted Like David Grisham?

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserRecently, David Grisham, an Evangelical preacher affiliated with Repent Amarillo and Last Frontier Evangelism, went to the Westgate Mall in Amarillo so he could let children standing in line to see Santa Claus know that Santa is a myth and Jesus is not. Here’s a video of Grisham’s verbal assault: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Home is the Only Place You Should Be?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Why Do Women Love Home?Editor's note: Many women do love their homes. But is it really true that it's our only place, our best place to be? What's so threatening about the idea that we belong many different places, based upon needs, stages of life, family and life? … [Read more...]

There is No Santa Claus by David Grisham

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's note: Who died and make this jerk into the Grinch? Being that this took place in Texas I'm sort of astounded that the push back was so mild.This is the one hundred and fortieth installment in The Sounds of Fundamentalism series. This is a series that I would like readers to help me with. If you know of a video clip that shows the crazy, cantankerous, or contradictory side of Evangelical Christianity, please send me an email with the name or link to the video. Please do not leave suggestions in the comment section.  Let’s have some fun! … [Read more...]