My Mid-Faith Crisis: Why I Don’t Believe in Christianity Anymore

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by Mari The title of this post is very provocative and I hope people take the time to read what I have to say rather than simply rejecting me because they believe I’ve turned heathen. Because I haven’t turned heathen. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Struggling Adult Daughters?

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by Anna Sofia and Elizabeth Botkin of Visionary Daughters - Authoritative Parents, Adult Daughters & Power Struggles - May 14, 2007 Many stay-at-home girls believe that, as they become adults, their fathers’ jurisdiction … [Read more...]

On Being Your Husband’s “Playmate”

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by Libby Anne Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 42-44 This section follows Debi’s story about the time Mike tried to show off, ended up spilling a sack of garbage, and then marched off in embarrassment leaving her to clean it up. The moral of Debi’s story was the last part, … [Read more...]

Orphan Fever

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by Calulu Mother Jones magazine has finally published Kathryn Joyce's account of the Evangelical Movement's obsession with adoption and the inevitable not so great outcomes when you don't take practicalities of foreign adoption under consideration. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Smiting Over Fatherhood & Divorce?

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Colin Campbell of Meet For Men He Has a Fathers Heart  April 16, 2013 All this divorce by Christians is having a debilitating affect upon our nation, as well as future generations. We certainly need this Elijah anointing to turn our hearts back to the value of children. The "one to two children"  … [Read more...]

Preying on Those Most Vulnerable

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by Calulu Last week someone sent a link for a sect that calls itself "Biblical Families". At first glance they seem like the usual patriarchal fundamentalist flavor of Christianity, like a thousand other versions of Christianity. In fact, this is how they describe themselves - … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Self Pity & Sexual Immorality?

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by Jay Younts at Shepherd Press - April 12, 2013 A toddler sulks because she can’t play when it is time for a nap. A nine-year-old feels deprived because he has to share the video game console with his little brother.  A young teenager thinks he is an outcast because no one who is “cool” ever talks to him. … [Read more...]

Choosing my Future

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by Vyckie Garrison - Originally posted at secularwoman.org Fifth article in Secular Woman's Women's History Month Series. by Vyckie Garrison, No Longer Quivering Life without choices is simple. As a young woman, when faced with … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Only Concept of God?

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by Honour of Kings Homeschool Curriculum We are pleased to announce Matt's long awaited parenting book -- "Your Kids Were Born That Way" -- is now in the final stages of editing. It should be ready for purchase within the next few weeks. Here's an excerpt to … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: In Which Mike Spills the Garbage

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  Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 40-42 Debi’s goal in this passage is to show how thanksgiving produces joy. She starts with a story called “My Jolly Playmate.” This story is sort of divided into three parts: the first part continues Debi’s pattern of urging women to just be happy rather than actually dealing … [Read more...]


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