Another Duggar Baby On The Way

Turns out that Josh and Anna Duggar just announced they are pregnant with number three.  People magazine  ran this piece in their magazine and website: The pitter-patter of little feet may sound more like a stampede at a Duggar get-together – and this summer the volume … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Not a Coincidence?

by Michelle Duggar on The Today Show -August 3, 2010 “When we look at Josie — we were just talking about it this morning — and I thought, even knowing that we went through the challenge that we did, we would do it again,” the supermom told TODAY’s Meredith Vieira Tuesday … [Read more...]

Does Jack Schaap Deserve to Go to Jail?

by Bruce GerencserIf you are unfamiliar with the Jack Schaap story, please read these posts.In a few weeks, we will all learn exactly how long Jack Schaap, disgraced Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana, will be behind bars.  Some people think Schaap should be castrated and locked up for … [Read more...]

As Iron Sharpens Iron

by Betty CruxSome 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: Childish Homeschooler Syndrome Part 2

by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin at Visionary Daughters Is growing up in a Christian home an advantage to us, or a disadvantage?We pointed out in our last article that children from Christian homes are beneficiaries of many advantages. The danger is when we let … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Childish Homeschooler Syndrome Part 1

Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin at Visionary Daughters - "Childish Homeschooler Syndrome Part 1" It’s been exciting to watch the homeschool “movement” grow up. The firstfruits of this effort are adults now, and we have a sizable … [Read more...]

Homeschool or Public School – What’s Worse?

by Becoming WorldlyI was talking with a homeschooled friend the other day who was raised fairly similar to how I was, with a more structured and less impoverished environment, and we were sharing stories. This and a few other things got me thinking. We both went on to higher education, got our masters degrees. The conversation between us … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Older Single Women?

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Manipulate or Instruct?

by Jay Younts at Shepherds Press - February 28, 2013 All’s well that ends well is one of those proverbial threads that form the tapestry of conventional wisdom.  In this case the tapestry is threadbare in spots. This thought leads to the idea … [Read more...]

Ken Ham Warns Atheists Out to Steal Children and Eat Them Too

by Bruce GerencserEat them, metaphorically speaking.In a recent blog post,  young earth creationist, and snake oil salesman, Ken Ham wrote: … Christians today are hungry to be equipped with the resources to fight the battle before us in this increasingly secular culture, where God’s … [Read more...]