Bill Gothard has negatively affected my life…Part 1

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by Shadow SpringI started this blog to have a space to write about how patriarchal fundamentalist thought had affected my marriage and resulted in disaster on many levels. The truth is that patriarchal fundamentalist thought had already wreaked havoc on my life before I even met my husband, … [Read more...]

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Domestic Violence in the IFB Church Movement

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by Bruce GerencserFirst, let me give readers the definition for domestic violence. The National Domestic Violence Hotline defines domestic violence as: Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Babies “Strangers”?

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From Ladies Against Feminism's Tanya Duarte - Mothers and Matthew 25:34-37 “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ‘For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Hindering the Creator?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies Because God is a Creator, He loves to create. He delights in creating each new baby that is born. And every human being God creates is unique, different, and special--a new divine creation that has never been created before. … [Read more...]

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But Bruce, Don’t Women CHOOSE to Stay in Fundamentalism?

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by Bruce GerencserIt’s not that simple.We all tend to think it is just a matter of choice or an act of the will when we see people enmeshed in Fundamentalist religions or bizarre ideologies that we have no personal experience with. … [Read more...]

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The Supposed Myth of Teenaged Adolescence

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by SamanthaI’ve talked a lot about the fundamentalist cult I was raised in, but something I don’t very frequently talk about here is my experience with the conservative religious homeschooling movement. For many people, the conservative religious homeschooling movement … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: True Love Waits is Satanic?

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by Vaughn Ohlman from Perservero News A friend passed me on a link to an incredibly popular post on marriage… knowing that I write on such things. And I read it, and wanted to cry (It’s Ok. I didn’t actually cry. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Homeschooling Videos?

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by Blimey Cow on YoutubeNot sure if these videos are supposed to be serious or comical but someone knows way too much about homeschooling. What do you think? … [Read more...]

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Adoptees: Human and Animal

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by CaluluA few weekends ago Vyckie forwarded to me a link from Mother Jones magazine involving a book written by Kathryn Joyce. Her new book is about the adopt craze among the evangelical churches and is titled "The Child Catchers: Rescue, Trafficking and the New Gospel of Adoption" … [Read more...]

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ROC Pastor Geronimo Aguilar Being Investigated For Sexual Misconduct

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Remember the Jack Schaap friend who is a pastor and supported Schaap even when Schaap admitted guilt in having a sexual relationship with a minor? Looks like the years of whispered rumors have reaped an investigation into the allegations that he grooms girls and young women … [Read more...]

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