“Real Marriage” Review: 177-206 “Can We___?”

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons I knew before I sat down to read today’s chapter that it had been the one that people found controversial, but I wasn’t familiar with why it had upset some—and I have to admit that even after reading it I still wasn’t sure why it had apparently caused a hubbub. To me, it seemed as though Mark was toeing the conservative evangelical line pretty well. I mean, he was clearly “being Mark,” but he didn’t say anything that I wouldn’t have expected from a lot of other evangelical leaders. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 1 – Adapt To Your Man Or Else?

When you force dye roses to make them certain colors it shortens the life span of the rose considerably. I would think doing the same with humans might have the same effect, or at the very least lead to a life filled with frustration.

by Debi Pearl in No Greater Joy Magazine - Multi-Colored GirlIt's all about those fake stereotypes Debi promotes in her books, Visionary, Priestly, etc, etc, etc,.... you get the point. She attaches 'colors' to each role and stereotype too. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Putting Gays To Death?

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by pastor Donnie Romero of Stedfast Baptist Church - Pastor Steven Anderson's Disciple Says Gays Should Be Killed Because They Are 'Filthy Faggots' Who Snatch And Rape ChildrenIRomero was recently commissioned and sent out from Anderson's Faithful Word Baptist Church to plant a church in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and he's surpassed Anderson in hate speech from the pulpit already. … [Read more...]

Bob Jones University: Hope Before GRACE Storm

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by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much GraceMy life has become tremendously busy, I've not done a tenth of that which I planned over the past two months, but I am grateful that a friend sent word to me about the status of the Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment's report concerning Bob Jones University.  Its release is planned for the morrow and concerns whether the school appropriately fulfilled their legal obligations to report felonies of physical and sexual abuse that were reported to them by their students.  It also addressed the manner in which the staff, the administration, the school's system of managing student behavior, and the counselors addr … [Read more...]

Equality House’s Answer to Steven Anderson’s Homophobia

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Turns out that our NLQ 'Love Bomb' is not the only creative protest against the call for the death of gays Faithful Word Baptist Church pastor Steven Anderson uttered. Equality House, the organization behind the rainbow painted house across the street from Westboro Baptist Church is raising funds for the care of AIDS patients and for each donation given will add a lump of coal to a box that will be delivered to Pastor Anderson on Christmas Eve. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part Three – Antsy Babies

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThis next made-up story case is a hoot. Debi bites off more than she can chew when she tries to mix "online matchmaking" with a morality tale. Case #2: An Old Antsy Babe A mature, older woman had been single for a number of years. She decided to try an online matchmaking site to find a match. I went online in my late twenties to get more experience dating and eventually find a partner. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Cell Phones Are Portals To Sodom?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy Magazine - The Sodom GenerationDo you think old Michael is talking about children/grandchildren here or did he spy something from his bully pulpit in the congregation that makes him think this? Perverts! Perverts everywhere! Doesn't 'Den of Perverts' sound like a great name for a rock band? … [Read more...]

Michelle Duggar and the Duggar Family: Hatemongers Hiding Behind Religion

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Remember those robo calls that Michelle Duggar made in order to try and get the voters of Fayetteville, Arkansas to overturn the civil rights laws recently passed in the town protecting people from being discriminated against for race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, family status, marital status, socioeconomic background, religion, disability or veteran status? She succeeded.Way to go, way to hate on everyone in a way Jesus would approve of. /sarcasm … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 2 Antsy Babies

On "Game of Thrones" Sansa Stark knelt before King Joffrey and humbly begged him to spare her father. Joffery still beheaded Ned.

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideToday, we learn how a girl can ask a guy to marry her without being 'antsy'. If a girl were wise she would know that to demand is to take the lead. If you lead your husband into the relationship you will lead him thereafter. Proverbs 8:11 "For wisdom is better than rubies: and all the things that may be desired are not compared to it." Remember, women leading men bring on the end of the world (/sarcasm). … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Michael Pearl’s Word Salad About Neglected Children

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy Magazine - Family FountainDo you remember that game on the PBS show "Sesame Street" named "One of These Things Is Not Like The Other"? Four things pictured, three with some unifying theme and one with no connection. This is sort of like that in that this piece has not much to do with the first part published last night at NLQ. … [Read more...]


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