Saturday News Links – August 24, 2013

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Christian family fed up with the immorality of the US gets a sailboat, inadequate supplies, packs up the children and tries to cross the Pacific Ocean to an island. It goes about like you think it would – http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/11/211072485/family-rescued-in-pacific-after-sailing-where-god-led-us [Read more...]

Iron Sharpeneth Iron: Part 2

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons Growing up, I received some very specific messages about relationships and friendships. For many Christians, evangelicals in particular, who you choose for your friends is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in life. Aside from the idea that men and women are not [Read More...]

Fascinating Womanhood Review: Always Obey

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons Helen closes out her chapter on “The Leader” by reiterating many of her earlier points in stronger language, but she also takes the opportunity to preemptively combat what she thinks may be some common objections, or situations readers could describe that would make her teachings [Read More...]

The Voices in My Head Are in My Bible Too

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons This picture appears sometimes during the slide shows of my pastor’s sermons, along with several others– they’re all of people reading their Bibles, and the scenes they picture are calm, tranquil. Sometimes they’re curled up on their couch with a cup of coffee, sometimes they’re [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Recipe For Misery?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubes – How to be Perfectly Miserable (Editor’s note: This is a continued theme from yesterday’s Quoting Quiverfull) Further thoughts on my post below: HOW TO BE PERFECTLY MISERABLE (This recipe is guaranteed infallible). Think about yourself, Talk about yourself, Use “I” as often as possible, Mirror yourself continually in [Read More...]