CTBHHM: The Butter Churn, the Carrot and the Stick

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy Feminism Created To Be His Help Meet, pp. 94-98 Debi starts off this section by discussing the 1989 movie Dad. I haven’t seen it so I have only the wikipedia summary to go off of. Basically, a busy young executive is called home to help [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Wimps Allowed?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies – Do You Have Sons? How old was Solomon when he became king? Some commentaries say 12 years old. Josephus says he was 14 years old. And other commentaries say 20 years old. Whatever is correct, he was a very young man, and yet expected to be strong and [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Giving Our Daughters to the Imperfect?

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by Vaughn Ohlman of True Love Doesn’t Wait – Giving our daughters to imperfect young men As harsh and unfeeling as it sounds to our ears, a daughter is not seen in Scripture as a rose to be hidden under glass, but a gift to be given. Her fruitfulness is frequently mentioned, her delicate sensibilities [Read More...]

Religion Makes Abuse Easy

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by AJ cross posted from her blog I Am Phoenix (Editor’s Note – Let’s all welcome AJ as she is the newest member of NLQ’s Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network! Welcome AJ!) Religion makes abuse easy. There it is, pure and simple. A truth I’ve born witness to. Walk with me down this road. Travel [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: No Money For Public Schools?

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by Kelly Crawford of Generation Cedar – Hypocrites and the Food Stamp Comment I recently posted on Facebook, about an interaction I had: “He says to me, ‘Well, if you can feed them without my tax $$ I guess it’s great if you want to have lots of kids.’ Me, thinking: ‘I appreciate your permission [Read More...]