Tony Soprano Would Make a Good Independent Baptist Preacher

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser (The terms preacher and pastor are used interchangeably in this article) Several years ago, I binge watched all 86 episodes of  the HBO show The Soprano’s. Once I started watching The Soprano’s, I was hooked. I quickly found out that the HBO version was quite a bit more racy than the sanitized version currently found on various cable TV channels. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Christian Grey Isn’t a ‘Real Man’?

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by Tamara Rajakariar from Mercantor Net and as quoted and reposted by Ladies Against Feminism - A real man vs Mr GreyEditor's note: The ladies at LAF are still rattling on about the evils of the film 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and ignoring the Christian film response to the movie 'Old Fashioned' This isn't the only new link they've posted against 'Fifty Shades' since a few days ago. Why is this film so threatening to them beside the fact that there is absolutely no mentions of faith in it? It has a merciless dominating male in it, just like in the Christian Patriarchy Movement they all follow, who forces a woman to submit in every way to him. You'd think they might find the … [Read more...]

Buckling That Swash – Please?

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by SJ Reidhead cross posted from her blog The Pink Flamingo Last week, the operatic world was in something of a flutter, at least many female opera fans were.  It was quite simple.  You take 1 incredibly good looking man with the best baritone voice of our generation, and put him in that shirt, and we lose our minds. Trust me, part of it is THE SHIRT.  There should be a law requiring men wear shirts like this. They are romantic, in every sense of the word: romance. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Indoctrinating Your Children Jack Hyles Style?

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by Jack Hyles of Hyles-Anderson College and First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana from his book "How To Rear Infants"Editor's note: This was posted on Bruce Gerencser's blog and it reveals the way that children (and everyone else) are pressured to worship the preacher in Independent Fundamentalist Baptist churches. That theology has not worked out well, has it, if you go by the examples of Hyles, Jack Schaap and countless other IFB preachers who've ended their careers in scandals born from their absolute control over others. … [Read more...]

Spanking Made Me Into A Mean Mommy

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live “What’s this?” asked Ms. Action. I turned away from the pot I was stirring on the stove and answered “That’s a potato masher, to mush up the potato’s“, “Ooohhhh” she replied looking at it, then placing it aside she continued her rummaging in the utensil drawer. “What’s this Mama?” holding up the rolling pin, after I explained its function she returned to her drawer. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Being Faithful For Your Future Husband?

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by Bethany Baird from Girl Defined - Being Faithful to a Man You've Never MetEditor's note: One of the big things impressed upon girls in Quiverfull and the Christian Patriarch Movement is staying 'pure' in every way for some future husband supposedly out there waiting for you. I have noticed that similar pressure to conform is almost never placed upon the young males in this movement. Why is that? … [Read more...]

How Do We Tell Who The Real Victim Is?

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by Living Liminal cross posted from her blog Living Liminal In recent times, I've been following developments in the story of Julie McMahon vs Tony Jones, which first surfaced last year in the comments section of this blog post.Since that time, emotions have run high. People have taken sides and tried to shut down opposing voices. Names have been called and accusations thrown around. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Avoiding ‘The World’ While You Wait For Mr. Godly Right?

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by Lisa from Young Keepers Of The Home - When You Become Jealous Of The WorldEditor's note: This young woman seems to be throwing some very serious shade at those not in the CPM world. Did she learn this at the knee of Debi Pearl because it sounds very much like what Debi teaches in her book on waiting to be married 'Preparing To Be A Help Meet' … [Read more...]

Humor: If Churches Paid Taxes

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From Cracked.com - 23 Shocking Comparisons That Change How You Think of MoneyIf this is your first time visiting NLQ please read our Welcome page and our Comment Policy! Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading … Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement by Kathryn Joyce 13:24 - A Story of Faith and Obsession by M Dolon Hickmon<A HREF="http://ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_cw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Ffamiliesthatflou%2F8010%2Fd1d36158-acbb-41c4-88f5-9993508379fe&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A> … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Abominations Dooming America?

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by Colin Campbell of Meat For Men - The Holy Institution of Marriage Under AttackEditor's note: Nancy Campbell's other half sounds off on the situation in Alabama where although homosexual citizens are legally allowed to marry many jurisdictions in that state are refusing to comply with the law allowing their marriage. He proclaims at the end that his words are 'not hate speech' … [Read more...]


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