50 Shades of Grey or Contemporary Christian Music Lyrics? A Quiz

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by R.L. Stollar Community Coordinator of Homeschoolers Anonymous. Cross posted from Homeschoolers Anonymous Editor's note: We haven't had any good levity at NLQ in quite a while. Enjoy. Growing up evangelical, I listened to a lot of Contemporary Christian Music (CCM). I never understood the whole “rock music causes demons to eat your brain” mentality. But I did understand — to some extent — their point that Christian rock music was just normal rock music with “Jesus” pasted on top. To my friends and I, that wasn’t actually an intelligent critique. It was more a joke, something we all laughed about. … [Read more...]

Duggar Kama Sutra

Paul Rudnick over at the New Yorker wrote a very funny piece about if the Duggar's wrote a sex manual what it would look like. Especially in light of the fact that no hand holding is allowed in courtship, and side hugs only.One of the funnier bits? … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Preacher Bingo?

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One of my friends in Australia sent me this funny bingo picture. Sadly enough I've sat through too many sermons where I could have ticked most of those boxes. How about you? See many of these happen from the pulpit? … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: How Playing Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me Debunked!

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They used to say in music that when Weird Al parodied your song you'd officially 'made' it. I guess the same might be true in Christianity when Landover Baptist (a parody site) turns their gaze to you. This week Landover pubished two very humorous takes on Vyckie's speech "The Good Patriarch" Posting both below. The first was on the front page of Landover earlier in the week before going to the archives in the forums. … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: ‘Religious Enthusiasm’ Was Once Considered Mental Illness?

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Someone sent this to me on Facebook. It's a purported list of things that would be considered mental illness and land you in a British mental asylum during the late 1800s. 'Over Study of Religion' and 'Religious Enthusiasm' are listed as reasons to be committed along with some pretty surprising things such as being abused by your husband or novel reading.When did religious enthusiasm because normalized, or even glorified?For your amusement..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 HR … [Read more...]

5 Degrees of Separation Game: Kevin Swanson Edition

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Can you link Drag Queens to Kevin Swanson in five easy steps?Drag Queens like to wear a ton of makeup....      Just like clowns do...            Clowns act silly, just like some recreational pot smokers...          Who like to buy their pot legally in the state of Colorado...             Which … [Read more...]

Separated At Birth?

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So maybe not separated at birth, but maybe related. These two look like they're brothers or cousins or very close relations. I've always thought Kevin Swanson reminded me of someone I'd seen but couldn't figure out who.Didn't notice till tonight. Lifetime Movie Network showed their new film about Warren Jeffs this evening and some of us have been discussing it on Facebook. The guy playing Jeffs in the movie was way better looking but managed to pull of the creep level just right.You tell me. Do they look alike to you? Or is it just the horrible looking glasses? Or the smug self-righteous holier than thou looks on their faces? Different chins but not much … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Too Many Prayers on the Field

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The rise of the Tebows... … [Read more...]

Satan’s Balls and Easter

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Happy Easter everyone!From Westover Baptist SiteComments open belowNLQ Recommended Reading ...'Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment' by Janet Heimlich‘Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland‘Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce <A HREF="http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Ffamiliesthatflou%2F8010%2F3a66ffe9-ddd0-4d6b-8d9b-5eebb6c82db3&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A> … [Read more...]

Five Degrees of Separation: Westboro Baptist Edition

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Can you link the Westboro Baptist Church to RuPaul's Drag Race in five steps? … [Read more...]


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