Quoting Quiverfull: It Comes Down to “Cool” and “Uncool”?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press – Answers to Your Questions Help your teenagers see how it works out for the world. Teenagers raised in Christian homes in this culture face a difficult dilemma. Mom and Dad have one view of how to live; the world around them has another. It is vital that parents recognize [Read More...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Skipping Church

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Have you ever missed church and the concern parade comes out, people all wanting to know how you could possibly skip church for any reason short of being in the hospital or in jail? The phone calls, the worried inquiries when you’re seen out and about later, the note cards, the potential for gossip disguised [Read More...]

“Be a Man” – Christianity and Gender Mystiques

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by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer’s Words A “mystique” is defined by TheFreeDictionary.com as “An aura of heightened value, interest, or meaning surrounding something, arising from attitudes and beliefs that impute special power or mystery to it.” A “gender mystique,” therefore, is an idealized concept of what it means to be a [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Problems Facing Homeschoolers?

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From Persevero News an interview with Michael Moody of Forge Ministries – Engage the Battle What is the greatest problem you see facing homeschoolers in particular? Thousands and thousands of families are homeschooling but many have no foundation. Parents are choosing to home educate for a number of reasons: they want their child to excel [Read More...]

Slutty Girls…(Fill in Blank)

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by Calulu cross posted from her blog Seeking The Light One of the big phrases I heard many times in my very Catholic family was “Slutty Girls….” with some description of whatever undesirable behavior that these imaginary threatening exemplar ladies were modeling. I heard that hoary old chestnut so many times that if I were [Read More...]