As Iron Sharpens Iron

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by Betty Crux Some individuals, it seems, have been granted a God-ordained license to criticize. When I moved after college, I began work for a certain restaurant known for its chicken appendages and orange shorts. Now before your start clutching your chest, I’m not here to debate the morality … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Love is a Choice?

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Voddie Baucham from his book "Family Driven Faith" Many of us have completely divorced the concept of love from the mind and will. We speak of the heart as though it were the opposite of the mind and the will when in fact the mind and will are precisely … [Read more...]

Why It Matters: Picking The Lock of Christian Patriarchy

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by Mattie Chapman Yesterday the Feminisms Fest was all about why we’re feminists. Today’s question is: why does it matter? I read Emily Joy Allison’s post this morning about how feminism matters to her because of her younger sisters, and chuckled, because she basically … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Older Single Women?

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Jonathan Lindvall of Bold Christian Living Still, Biblically, the parents' role (and particularly that of a woman's father) is very significant. I suppose it is theoretically conceivable the Lord would lead a woman to enter a betrothal covenant and marry without her father's … [Read more...]

The Purity Conversation – My Two Cents

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by Kristen Rosser It appears to have started with a blog post called I am Damaged Goods by Sarah Bessey, in which she says: In the face of our sexually-dysfunctional culture, the Church longs to stand as an outpost of God’s ways of love … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Debi Knows “God’s Plan”

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by Libby Anne Created to Be His Help Meet, pp. 15-16 In this section, Debi explains what she’s going to do in this book and she doesn’t mince words. This book reveals God’s plan for obtaining a heavenly marriage. Debi believes … [Read more...]

Bible Spice & Blame Shifting – Adventures in Recovery

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by Calulu “Tell me what you want, what you really, really want..” - The Spice Girls from their song “Wannabe” One of those many things I've come to view differently after leaving Patriarchal Fundamentalism is the tendency of those I was around to blame … [Read more...]

Yes

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by Samantha Betty, Joan and Peggy from the AMC show "Mad Men" (Editors note: Betty Draper Francis is one of the clearest representations of what the old fashioned complimentarism that patriarchal religions push as the only answer.} The first time I ever heard … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Helicopter Parenting?

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by Mary Pride in Homeschool World 2008 You might be thinking, "Who cares how a bunch of rich snobs raise their kids?" The reason I brought all this up is that today's middle-class homeschooling (and other) parents are in the same boat as yesterday's Harvard parents. They knew that the right … [Read more...]

CTBHHM Women’s Created Purpose

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by Libby Anne Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 21 God gave Adam the most precious gift a man will ever receive – a woman. … If you are a wife, you were created to fill a need, and in that capacity you are “a good thing,” a helper … [Read more...]


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