Seeing Monsters in the Dark

by Becoming Worldly I read this, this, and this recently, so figured today I’d tell a ghost story, one with a bit of fire and brimstone thrown in, and a surprise ending. One night a little girl goes to bed. She falls asleep in a dress she’s worn for three days, sharing a bed with four other people, all sleeping on it sideways. She’s glad they’re there because she needs the protection of good people, pure people who are not at risk. … [Read more...]

Elvis Came to Church

by Bruce GerencserWhat follows is a humorous and tragic story of a man I met in church.In 2003, my family and I moved to Clare, Michigan so that I could assume the pastorate of Victory Baptist Church. (a Southern Baptist church) This was the last church … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: God’s Army

by Nancy Campbell from the book "I Fired God" by Jocelyn R. Zichterman and the Above Rubies website. God is looking for an Army. The greatest threat to Satan in this world is godly parents that understand God's intentions and will bring forth and train a Godly … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Bible?

By Jerry Falwell of Liberty University and Thomas Road Baptist Church "The Bible is the inerrant ... word of the living God. It is absolutely infallible, without error in all matters pertaining to faith and practice, as well as in areas such as geography, science, history, etc." … [Read more...]

What About “Women Be Silent in the Church”?

by Kristen RosserSo far on this blog I have addressed nearly every Bible verse used to restrict women or keep them under male authority-- except 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 The passage states:The women should keep silent in the churches. … [Read more...]

Now What?

by MariI voted for the first time in the year 2000.Three months later, I got a jury summons.Uck.The cool thing about it was that it paid $25 per day, … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Easier By the Dozen?

by Mary Pride in Homeschool World "Easier by the Dozen" When you only have one or two very young children, it may be hard to imagine... but children really are easier by the dozen. Comments open below … [Read more...]

Help For Those With Doubts

by Bruce GerencserYou are a Christian.You put your faith and trust in Jesus Christ.You have been baptized and you are a member in good standing of … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Calling in the Media on Social Service?

by Rebekah Pearl Anast from Homeschooling Pioneers Actually, the media wasn’t negative. It was a strategic move by my Dad to take the heat off of us. Social Services had gotten wind of our home education, and we were given a court summons. The judge and a few power-hungry and small-minded … [Read more...]

20 Ways Not to Respond to Homeschool Horror Stories

by Becoming WorldlyThe following are a list of things that range from impolite to incredibly disrespectful that I have heard since I started speaking out about this issue. I’m (unfortunately) not making any of these up and I’ve actually had every single one of them either said to me or seen them said to others. If you don’t want to be a jerk, please don’t say any of the following: … [Read more...]