Quoting Quiverfull: Disagreeing With Pastor – You Should Suck It Up and Shut Up?

At 9Marks - What should I do if I disagree with something my pastor said?There are other steps that seem much more rational that this one, number 5 on the list. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Rejection of God Causes Anxiety Disorders and Depression?

by Zach Dasher, Louisiana candidate for Congress and nephew of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson in Mother Jones - Duck Dynasty Congressional Candidate Says Godlessness Will Cause 'Mass Carnage and Mass Death' … [Read more...]

Revisiting Steadfast Daughters in a Quivering World: Part 1 – Sincerity

by Vyckie Garrison In light of recent revelations by Cynthia Jeub regarding her Quiverfull upbringing, I've been revisiting a series of articles in which the former-Quiverfull moms of No Longer Quivering collaborated to give a response to Christian fundamentalist parents who cannot believe or accept that their diligent and wholehearted implementation of the "biblical" family worldview and lifestyle could actually be abusive and harmful to their children. … [Read more...]

Bill Gothard – New ‘Ministry’ or Same Old Same Old?

Recently Bill Gothard announced his new project "Total Success Power Teams" Sounds like because he was forced to step down from ATI/IBLP over allegations of sexual harassment that Bill has tried to morph into another scheme/plan/ministry.Here's a little about it from Spiritual Sounding Board website. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Dancing With the Devil

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst Happens … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Dancing With the Devil – Part 2

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensThis is for seven to twelve year olds … [Read more...]

Socialization and Psychological Maltreatment: Isolating Children and Teenagers

by Sarah Henderson cross posted from her blog Feminist in Spite of Them This post deals with parents isolating and controlling their children’s social interactions; of course my parents and many other homeschooling parents have engaged in many other forms of control, but this is one that people don't seem to realize is a problem. Below, I give some examples of social isolation and control in my own life, and then reference work from Roberta Hibbard, Jane Barlow, and Harriet MacMillan to show how social isolation can be a serious problem for children who are subjected to it. … [Read more...]

Is Jana Duggar Unmarried Because She’s Running the Duggar Household?

From Radar Online - Cinderella Duggar? Jana Duggar Tired and Worn Out From Being a Parent to All Her SiblingsFrom an 'unnamed source': … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Get That Natural High?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Release The Endorphins! Typical Nancy Campbell - if she's not trying to make others fear that they aren't doing it right enough for God then she's coming up with all the most absurdist reasons why having babies left and right is good for you. Gloss over the hard realities and focus on something simple. Deny and smile, if you aren't rejoicing you are doing it wrong in Nancy's world. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Time to Overthrow Heathens?

by Colin Campbell from Above Rubies Meat For Men - Now Is The Time!Sounds like Colin is calling for armed revolt against the government and/or non-believers. Scary. I realize he's referring to prayer, but the language sounds almost like he's calling for more than prayer. … [Read more...]