Quoting Quiverfull: Modern Men Weak, Wimpy and Irresponsible?

by R. J. Rushdooney of Chalcedon - The Failure of MenEditor's note: Responsibility-dodging and role-playing didn't start in 'modern times'. There have always been those in both sexes that did those things. It's not because of the women's liberation movement, or that they've abandoned church. The problems in our society are more complex than his simple assessments of modern times.  … [Read more...]

We Can’t Ignore Domestic Violence

by Virginia Knowles cross posted from her blog Watch The ShepherdOriginally posted in the Fall of 2012.It's happened again, another horrifying and tragic episode of domestic violence in our community, leaving several dead and one critically injured. In the Orlando area alone, eleven people in the past several weeks have been killed because of domestic violence. We read these so often in the news that it's easy to become numb and then turn the channel, turn the page, click the next link to think about something a little more cheerful. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Teach Daughters College is Not For Them?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - This Family Pursues Holy LivingEditor's note: One of Lori's readers sent her a gift box and a long letter that Lori immediately posted on her blog. In the letter her fan posted a pile of qualifiers to show she's not some nasty lazy modern woman working and wasting her time on social media. Then proceeds to tell Lori she's been reading her old blog for six months. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Risky Pregnancies Still No Reason For Birth Control?

by Zsuzanna Anderson from Are They All Yours?? - Q & A Answers Part OneEditor's note: So apparently even if your life is at risk by having another child it's still sinful to practice any form of birth control in the world of IFB gospel according to Zsuzsanna Anderson. Even just abstaining from sex is not done. Interesting that Zsu and Michelle Duggar have such different interpretations of 'Defrauding' … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Does This Sound Like a Proverbs 31 Woman?

by Lori Alexander of The Transformed Wife - She Does Him Good and Not Evil: 31:12Editor's note: Lori's extrapolating out her own thoughts again and trying to make them 'Biblical'. While some of these are what a good wife will do regardless of what religion, if any, they practice she's really stretching hard on many of them. Example: Lori claims you stay home and keep the house immaculate unlike the words in Proverbs 31 indicating that the lady of the house had servants to do those things while she was about her business. What do you think is the most toxic bit here? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Yoga Pants Are a Nihilistic Threat?

by Lori Alexander of The Transformed Wife - Yoga Pants - A New Kind of Modern VanityEditor's note: Lori's favorite hobby horse - Yoga pants. A couple of things, while the author of the original article makes a few good points that sometimes people do dress too informally Lori makes it a giant leap to the sin of vanity. The author is not even going near the idea of the pants being some how indecently revealing and defrauding. Secondly, is dressing for comfort really a bad thing? Read the original article in the Washington Post (not the Washington Times as Lori claims). Notice that Lori also says that one of the problems with yoga pants is that they are 'classless', not as in saying they … [Read more...]

If a Tree Falls in the Jungle

Guest post by Sherryn Anderson from Glorious PublicationEditor's note: This article was shared with us once the allegations of possible past sexual abuse of children on a mission trip by Vaughn Ohlman was exposed. This is, unfortunately, how these things happen all too commonly in religious organizations. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Home is the Only Place You Should Be?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Why Do Women Love Home?Editor's note: Many women do love their homes. But is it really true that it's our only place, our best place to be? What's so threatening about the idea that we belong many different places, based upon needs, stages of life, family and life? … [Read more...]

Chucking College: Achieving Success Without Corruption – Part 0

by Danielle WolfeEditor's note: New review series on Melanie Ellison's book Chucking College. The images are screen caps from the film 'Mean Girls'.Hello. I’ve been an avid reader of this blog for a long time and Suzanne has been kind enough to let me review this book for everyone. However after reading this she may owe me a bottle of wine!I wish I were joking… … [Read more...]

The Photograph – Is Justice Delayed Justice At All For Carol Ann Cole?

by Suzanne TitkemeyerVery short post today. This is part 13 in our series looking in the murder of Carol Ann Cole.So everything seems to beg the question: Was Carol Ann Cole ever a resident of New Bethany Home for Girls in Arcadia, Louisiana? Did she run across New Bethany pastor Mack Ford?Evidence that suggests it's entirely a possibility. Things to consider: … [Read more...]