Not Quoting Quiverfull: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt

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NLQ SASBN member Boze Herrington has written a review of the new Netflix show "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt" for The Guardian newspaper. If you've not seen this new television show you might want to watch a few episodes. It's a comedy and yes, it is somewhat silly at times, but the draw for anyone in the former Quiverfull movement is that the show tackles the difficult issue of what it is like when you leave a cult and your entire frame of reference on life is what you learned within the cult. It manages to capture that perfect awkwardness in readjusting or adjusting for the first time to the outside world. … [Read more...]

Jessa Duggar Seewald: Preaching Hellfire and Brimstone

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's note: I know we've discussed Jessa's awkward internet salvation call earlier in the month but Bruce brings up a point that seems to be common in Evangelical Christianity yet commonly ignored. It really is all about S-E-X!A few more recent Duggar stories to keep you amused, both serious and silly:Jezebel - A Friendly Reminder: The Duggars Are Assholes OK! - Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard Have Date Night Amid Animal Cruelty Scandal, Animal Rights Organizations and 19 Kids Fans Outraged E! - Duggar Family Cheers as Dad To Be Derick Dillard Tries To Run Over A Cat With His Sled Mother Jo … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Labeling Women As ‘Pushy Broads’?

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by Doug Wilson of Blog and MaBlog quoted by Tim Fall in response to an article by Jen Wilkins at The Gospel Coalition titled How Men Pastors Can Better Relate To WomenEditor's note: Say what??? Reminds me of that scripture that says out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. He really must hate women if this is what he calls many of them! This is unacceptable language for someone who is supposed to a pastor. It proves that Wilson's brand of Christianity is a very unsafe place for women where they'll eventually be spiritually abused. … [Read more...]

News: CPAC and the Enforcement of Traditional Roles Only for Women

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Not sure if everyone here has been following the last few days in the news and the coverage of the conservative Christian organization CPAC currently holding meetings in the Washington, DC area. Most of what's been reported in the media is a blender of Evangelical crazy, completely devoid of any common sense or reality. Example: "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson gave a paranoid rambling speech that claimed 'STDs are the revenge of the hippies' and that 'you should only have sex for 30 seconds or less'. Seriously, I'm not making this up - Talking Points Memo - Duck Dynasty Star Rambles About STDs and Nazis in CPAC Speech … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: What Does That Love Look Like Exactly?

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by John Piper of Desiring God and The Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood as quoted at Ladies Against Feminism - Christian Love and Putting on ChristEditor's note: For a people that constantly brag about love I'm not seeing it at all. We do get to witness hate, discrimination, racism, pressure to conform, and a great many other things that don't exactly ooze love. I see a lot of hypocrisy in this statement. What do you think dear readers? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Emotions and Thoughts Are Sin Too?

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by John Piper from Desiring God and Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood tweeted and then deleted. From Spiritual Sounding Board's Facebook page.Editor's note: One of the most poisonous teachings in the world of both Quiverfull and Evangelical Christianity is that your own feelings and emotions are a sin. They take the notion that anything you think or feel is sinful when if you take an objective look at the Ten Commandments all of the rules stem from actions, not thoughts or emotions. Demonizing emotion is a good way to ensure your flock stays feeling guilty at all times and firmly under the control of the cult leader. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be Careful What You Read?

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by  Mrs. W. A. Carbone as posted by the Botkin Sisters at Visionary Daughters - Christian Romance NovelsEditor's note: This was originally published back in 2006 at Visionary Daughters. While I know Christian romance novels must exist somewhere are they a common thing? This sounds like it's harmless escapist fantasy literature. Is escapism literature really a sin or a much needed break occasionally from endless laundry and child rearing?  Thoughts? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Babies Want to Kill?

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by Voddie Baucham as transcribed by R.L. Stollar and posted at Homeschoolers Anonymous from his sermon 'Doctrine of Total Depravity'Editor's note: This entire sermon is disturbing and the main point seems to be that people living without any fear of God are almost demonic. In Voddie's thinking that includes children and new born babies. Voddie's words about babies and children seem to be counter to the words of Jesus about little ones. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Watching Israel Thrills Debi?

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by Debi Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine - The Crown of Loving His AppearingEditor's note: We're skipping over Debi Pearl's mentions of Hitler but if you must see her words on Hitler and the Jews it is up at the above link. This reads like vicarious martyrbating for End Times along with her usual put-downs on the secular world. One thing about Debi, she sure knows how to throw shade at people who aren't her version of saved.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Celebrating New Years ‘Biblical’?

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from Kirk Cameron's blog by Shari Abbott - Is a New Year's Eve Party Biblical?Editor's note: Interesting that the part quoted by Cameron of Abbott's post only mentions New Years Day being Biblical.  … [Read more...]


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