Domestic Violence in the IFB Church Movement

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by Bruce Gerencser First, let me give readers the definition for domestic violence. The National Domestic Violence Hotline defines domestic violence as: Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Babies “Strangers”?

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From Ladies Against Feminism’s Tanya Duarte – Mothers and Matthew 25:34-37 “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. ‘For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Disappointed Old Failures

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by Libby Anne Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 58-59 The title of this section is “Disappointed Old Failures,” and it follows last week’s section in threatening women with disaster and shipwreck if they fail to follow Debi’s advice. Or, God’s advice. Debi clearly thinks they’re they same thing. [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Hindering the Creator?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies Because God is a Creator, He loves to create. He delights in creating each new baby that is born. And every human being God creates is unique, different, and special–a new divine creation that has never been created before. [Read more...]

But Bruce, Don’t Women CHOOSE to Stay in Fundamentalism?

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by Bruce Gerencser It’s not that simple. We all tend to think it is just a matter of choice or an act of the will when we see people enmeshed in Fundamentalist religions or bizarre ideologies that we have no personal experience with. [Read more...]