Quoting Quiverfull: Women Aren’t Supposed to Vote?

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by Zsuzsanna Anderson from her blog Are They All Yours ?!?!?! - Why I Don't VoteBe sure to go to Zsuzsanna's site and read the entire thing. It is too long to post in its entirety but it is filled with out of context scriptures she's using to support the antiquated notion that women were never meant to vote. … [Read more...]

Your Weekly Dumb Duggar Stories & Josh’s Thanksgiving Message

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by Suzanne Titkemeyer  - Cat Wrangler & NLQ AdminEven though the Cancel '19 Kids & Counting' Petition controversy is still going strong with over 200,000 signatures you can count on one thing. The publicity happy Duggar family will try to pull out all stops to distract the American television viewing public from the fact that they not only hold homophobic views, they act upon them as well. This week's spin is a mixed lot. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: That Dreaded ‘P’ Word?

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by James McDonald from Your Sacred Calling - The "P" WordThis was written back in April 2014 when the Bill Gothard and Doug Phillips sexual scandals were fresh and on everyone's mind. Remember how many Evangelicals backpedaled furiously from the idea of the word "Patriarch"? … [Read more...]

Food and Religion – Its Ugly Shadow

On 'Mad Men' Betty Draper Francis was thin-heavy-thin and it had more to do with her emotions than anything else. Like it does for many of us.

by Stephanie - a guest post at Lana Hope's Wide Open Ground. Please be sure to visit Stephanie at her blog - Stephanie Hoffpauir(Editors Note: In the wake of Thanksgiving and the build up to Christmas I think it is important to think about how much stress and unhappiness play a role in keeping us bound to some not so healthy habits. No fat shaming here, lawdy I'm the last person to be throwing fat-rocks, but just have to point out the hypocrisy in the church over weight. Where I attended we were told that being overweight was a huge sin, the sin of gluttony, which only made everyone feel guilty and eat even more. It added to the stress and seemed cruel considering the high percentage of … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Grabbers, Hidden Flowers and Princesses Part 1

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by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideWell, we all survived the world's most boring courtship between Ellie and Anthony. Debi was really struggling; she couldn't insult anyone for an entire chapter.Don't worry; she makes up for lost time and insults in the next few chapters. Oh, and she gives the floor over to the Three Stooges - Unnamed Prophet Man, Priest Man and King Man - far too often. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Women Only Want to Control Men?

"Mad Men" Peggy Olson and the two guys she 'controls' in an 'un-Biblical' way - Stan Rizzo and Michael Ginsburg.

by Wendy Alsup at Visionary Womanhood and  Practical Theology for Women - The Voice of the HelperWendy is talking about the failures of theology of Mark Driscoll's church Mars Hill Church. Armchair quarterbacking after the fact. Charming. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Influencing a Nation?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - A Mother's CreedAnother screed by Nancy insisting you stay home and birth them babies or else. A little grandiose of an idea that raising your children is influencing a nation, isn't it? … [Read more...]

Duggar News: Jana Duggar Tebow?

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Several different news outlets are reporting that Jim Bob Duggar and Mrs Tebow, mother of NFL player Tim Tebow, are in talks about a possible courtship between their children. It's claimed that Jim Bob has Tim Tebow in mind as a potential husband for long suffering household servant/daughter Jana Duggar. How true this is remains to be seen since it's from a tabloid - Star Magazine. … [Read more...]

Home For the Holidays, All of the Holidays

Ah ,home, the place that makes you feel like this...

by Suzanne TitkemeyerThat's one thing that was emphasized again and again in the Quiverfull movement, a woman's home was the most important place for her in this entire world. Mary Pride pointed out that way home from a life spent on careers and working outside of the home, pointing the way to homemaking and homeschooling as our life's highest purpose. Nancy Campbell has dedicated her entire ministry career to telling all of us to stay home, have a good attitude about, make your home the most comfortable peaceful place on earth, so comfortable that even God would linger there. Debi Pearl promised blessings and fulfillment if you honored God's laws for being a proper help meet and mother … [Read more...]

Ferguson – Michael Brown Shooting: Open Thread – Helpful & Unhelpful Christian Responses

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If you're like many Americans you've spent the past few days watching the ongoing riots in Ferguson, Missouri in response to the Grand Jury clearing police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. In this day and age it looks like racism against blacks is alive and well in many places, this is just a symptom of that sad reality.While this has been ongoing I've been curious to see how the world Evangelical Christianity responds. No word from the usual people that say hateful things in the wake of national tragedies, e.i Pat Robertson and the Kevin Swanson archetypes. The ones that are responding fall into two categoriesJust pray -Prayer Guides Racism … [Read more...]


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