Seven Signs of Spiritual Abuse

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by Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog The Talking Llama (Please welcome Boze to NLQ and the Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network! He’s an awesome addition!) For about five years during and after college I was trapped in a dangerous Charismatic religious community. Living in a spiritually abusive environment is like a nightmare that [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Unevenly Yoked Kills ‘The Blessing’?

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by Colin Campbell in Meat For Men – Biblical Fatherhood: Role Modeling Love The phrase “all things ” is incredible and could include vast multitudes of personal desires, as well as impersonal. However, we cannot expect God to answer any prayer that is outside of His character and will for our lives. We are only [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: “To Train Up A Child” Harmful?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Love “The alleged presence of the book makes it no more responsible for Hanna’s death than the presence of a weight loss book in the home of an overweight person is responsible for their obesity.” Posted by CNN on their front page yesterday. “To Train Up a Child” linked [Read More...]

Happy Thanksgiving: Duties, Rights and Privileges

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by Calulu cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn’t Rape The quotes and theology I stumble across as part of my posting and moderator duties at No Longer Quivering sometimes make me laugh, but many times I’m more likely to drop my full coffee cup in shock or dismay, just like the graphic of [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Always a Battle?

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by Rachel D Ramer of CRI – Christian Families on the Edge Author Reb Bradley, however, echoes the Pearls: “Keep your objective in mind — subjection of their will.…Teach your children to obey without being told ‘why.’”11 Authors William and Colleen Dedrick also concur: “When your child disregards or disobeys your command, he breaks fellowship [Read More...]