Corporal Punishment and The End of The Red Stick

sister

by Becoming Worldly This picture could be anybody’s little sister blindfolded and hitting a piñata at her Dad’s house for another sibling’s birthday. But it isn’t. It’s my little sister. She lives in a different world than I did. One with her own bedroom and court-ordered visitation and Christmas presents from a kind stepmother. She has never been … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What is Quiverfull?

Quoting

by Jimbob and Michelle Duggar pages 92 to 93 in their book "A Love That Multiples" We find it amusing how many reporters copy and paste information they find about us that someone else has copied and pasted without checking the facts. For instance, even though Wikipedia … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Emotions Fickle?

Quoting

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: Better Preperation For The ‘Real World’?

Quoting

Mary Pride in Homeschooling World "Getting Started in Homeschooling" -undated Better Preparation for the Real World. Modern schools only seem normal to us because we have been brought up from birth to accept them. Actually, they are highly unnatural environments. Where else … [Read more...]

12 Reasons Why My Homeschooling Story Doesn’t Matter

homeschooling

by Becoming Worldly Homeschooling parents sometimes react badly to stories like mine. It’s generally the ones who see themselves as fighting an uphill battle with society, surrounded by enemies, feeling personally threatened when any problem … [Read more...]

A Look At Westboro Baptist From A Native Topekan

noh8

Jezebel.com posted an article about former Westboro Baptist member Lauren Drain posing for a NoH8 photography taken by Adam Houska. What was more interesting than Drain's story of life in a cult was one of the comments listed below the article, telling of what living in Topeka, … [Read more...]

Large Family Christian Homeschooling and Child Evangelism Fellowship

NRT Child Evangelism Fellowship3

by Vyckie Garrison Child Evangelism Fellowship's Christian Youth In Action (CYIA) is a favorite venue for socialization and mission work for many large-family Christian homeschoolers. Quiverfull teens often attend … [Read more...]

Two Simple Statements

love

by Samantha By the time I was a sophomore at an extremely conservative Christian college, I had gone through twelve years at an IFB church and been manipulated and bullied by quiverful and patriarchal teachings. My family had been excommunicated from the church, and friends I had … [Read more...]

Discovering Sex and Confronting “What Do Women Want?”

bathingsuit

 by Becoming Worldly I have heard the question of “what do women want?” posed as a philosophical consideration, as more of an existential crisis or emergency question, and as just a plain old whiny complaint. For years I was confused by it but today I have an answer, a real answer for anyone who is still asking, who still doesn’t know. First I want to tell you how … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Doing Hard Things?

Quoting

From The Rebelution by Alex & Brett Harris "Why Do Hard Things?" - January 30, 2013 In James 1:2, we’re told to consider it “pure joy” when we’re faced with challenges, trials, and obstacles, because they test our … [Read more...]