CTBHHM: Michael Pearl’s Stamp of Approval

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by Libby Anne Created to Be His Help Meet, pp. 13 Created to Be His Help Meet, a popular evangelical/fundamentalist marriage manual, begins with a one page introduction by author Debi Pearl’s … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marriage Crisis Part 1?

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By Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters article "Why Am I Not Married?" - July 1, 2010 Is There a Problem? If there is a problem, we believe it’s not that so many young people are not married – it’s that so many young people are … [Read more...]

Christian Advice For Brides in Training?

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by Calulu Lately I've been running into a number of Funda-Gelical blogs dedicated to either training brides what to do once they marry or advising them on what a proper Christian lady does to prepare for her future marriage. Some of the advice is … [Read more...]

Happy is the Man That Has His Quiver Full of Them

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by Bruce Gerencser When Polly and I married in 1978, we planned to have three children.  We wanted to wait a year or so before we started having children, but six-weeks into marriage Polly became pregnant. Our son Jason was seven weeks before our first wedding anniversary. In 1981, Nathan … [Read more...]

Should Christians Use Birth Control? A Guest Post

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by Ian - Guest writer from Bruce Gerencser's blog  The Way Forward I am writing this in response to thoughts put out by Pastor Steven Anderson. Guys like this are sick in the head and very dangerous. Given the right opportunity, he would call his followers to take up … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Emotions Fickle?

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by Johnathan Lindvall at Bold Christian Living - The Dangers of Dating Today we believe young people should marry the one they love. Does the scripture ever support such a notion? The Bible teaches us to love the one you marry. Aren't these … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Happy Valentines Day?

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by Anna Sophia & Elizabeth Botkin from Visionary Daughters -February 13, 2013 Valentine’s Day may be a happy time for couples, but it’s often a painful reminder for single Christian women of what they’re still praying for, hoping for, and – sigh – waiting for. Many of us don’t have a valentine … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Polygamy & Christianity?

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RedLegBen on his wife's blog Sarah's Daughter - January 17, 2013 Men value loyalty. If a wife is loyal, a man will put up with a lot of crap. I have seen men put up with women putting on weight that equals the newer economy cars but remain with their wife because they are loyal.  If feminism were reversed, women would be demanded to provide sex to their ex … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Role of a Help Meet?

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Michael Pearl in "In Search of a Help Meet" Be warned, there is a general misunderstanding, among both men and women, as to the nature of a help meet. Eve was not created to just carry extra weight on the trail, or to speed up the process … [Read more...]

My Wish-I-Hadn’ts

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by Kristen Rosser I have, over the course of years that I've been a Christian, changed the way I think about a large number of things.  Some of the beliefs I used to hold caused me to treat people (or even myself) in ways that I'm sure now were not what Jesus wanted.  Though I'm sure I have His grace … [Read more...]


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