Jack Schaap Gets 12 Years in Federal Prison

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Guessing that all those identical letters from IFB Schaap followers didn't help him much after the FBI called them  “ Sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” in the sentencing memorandum. Apparently the federal sentencing guidelines … [Read more...]

Personal Values and Quiverfull Social Guilt

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by Becoming Worldly So I’ve been thinking a lot about guilt and shame lately. I think they are important components used to control people’s actions, particularly in the kind of movement I grew up in. I’m sure lots of people have more … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Abounding Attitude?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies "The Abounding Life" Abound in the work of the Lord (1 Corinthians 15:58). The Greek word in this Scripture is the verb, perisseuo and means … [Read more...]

Homeschoolers Anonymous

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We're excited to take part in a new community, Homeschoolers Anonymous, a venture put together by some of our bloggers joining together with others who've experienced abuse during their homeschooled years. Here is more information from Homeschoolers Anonymous! Former homeschoolers rally against abuse March 16, 2013 A group of former homeschoolers … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Raising Kids the World Will Hate?

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by Adam Griffin of  The Village Church Flower Mound "Raising Kids the World Will Hate" Trigger warning - This is one with the type of abusive views that might trigger some. I have a strong, and certainly not uncommon, desire for my child to be validated by the love … [Read more...]

SASBN: Putting an End to the Survivor Wars

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by Vyckie Garrison Breaking free from the absolute control of a cultic group is incredibly hard - it's a soul-wrenching experience and in all honesty, none of us walk away unscathed and completely healthy. Spiritual abuse survivors are hurt, traumatized, damaged and often broken. I wish I … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminization

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by R. J. Rushdoony from Chalcedon Teacher Training Institute founder Andrea Schwartz's blog Words From Andrea - "Putting Women in their Place" - January 10, 2013 The tragedy of the women’s rights … [Read more...]

As Innocent As Babes

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by Calulu One of the big stumbling blocks for me during my time in the Fundamental/Evangelical church was the belief in original sin in babies. Sure, it's possible to be conceived of sin and born of that same sin, but I could never believe that a newborn … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverful: Mental Health?

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by John Piper in "10 Resolutions for Mental Health" at desiringGOD That night Dr. Kilby had a pastoral heart and a poet’s eye. He pled with us to stop seeking mental health in the mirror of self-analysis, but instead to drink in the remedies of God in nature. He was not … [Read more...]

The Burqa Experience: International Wear A Hijab Day: February 2, 2013

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by Calulu For years I’ve sworn that going to my local Wal-Mart was sort of like visiting a circus freak show, a pageant of the trans-mundane. While I hate shopping at Wal Mart because I feel like I’m approving of and funding the general … [Read more...]


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