Quoting Quiverfull: Not “Properly” Homeschooling Your Children

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by Nathaniel Darnell crossposted at Persevero News Today many “homeschoolers” only teach their children academics at home. Many “homeschoolers” over-delegate the actual training time to other people. These families are failing to follow God’s design for family training, particularly if they are not personally directing biblical instruction … [Read more...]

Demanding an Answer from HSLDA

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by Heather Doney (formerly known at NLQ as Becoming Worldly) Something really interesting happened last night. The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) indirectly responded to the blogger Libby Anne’s series on how HSLDA has helped facilitate child abuse in homeschooling. First off, let me just say that I was surprised … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Full Quivers?

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by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men Nations and churches that willfully refuse to fill their quivers with young men and women, trained as sharp polished arrows, will stand ashamed before their enemies, whether they be physical or spiritual. The sad thing is that God is more than willing to provide us with arrows, but we are too deceived to receive them. … [Read more...]

Review: I Fired God: My Life Inside–and Escape from–the Secret World of the Independent Fundamental Baptist Cult by Jocelyn Zichterman

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by Calulu When I first received this book I chuckled over the title, “I Fired God” because it seemed both humorous and sacrilegious at the same time. Firing God? How is it even possible? I quickly found out that the author should have fired her IFB God much sooner. Before reading "I Fired God" my only knowledge of the IFB was last summer's sexual abuse incident involving IFB Pastor Jack Schaap , and the writings of former IFB Pastor Bruce Gerencser. Jocelyn … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Executing Wrath?

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Bart Janz, Independent Fundamentalist Baptist minister. From his sermon, “God and Government II,” Holly Ridge Baptist Church, 2006 "My job [as pastor] is to execute wrath upon … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: How To Be an Abused Woman

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by Libby Anne Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 54-55 ***trigger warning*** Debi starts this passage by laying out what she calls “God’s Blueprint for Marriage.” She first quotes several verses: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Peace?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies We talked yesterday about deception. Peace is another area where we can be deceived. People often say that have peace about something, but really it is just a RELIEF from their circumstances. … [Read more...]

Silencing Techniques

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by Kristen Rosser Have you ever had an entire conversation that was not about the thing you wanted to talk about, but about why you needed to stop talking about it? It's called silencing. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Pouring Into?

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by Voddie Baucham in film Return of the Daughters “I don’t know why we allow ourselves to be poured into the world’s mold that somehow says to go out and pour your life into a stranger … [Read more...]

The Sickness of “Faith Healing”

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by Becoming Worldly   First off, let me say I have no problem with prayers for sick or hurting people. You want to pray about an injury or illness? Go for it. Want to request prayers or offer to pray? Go ahead on that too. I’m cool with it. You can pray for me too if you’d like, anytime. … [Read more...]


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