Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Part 2 – Pie in the Sky

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids Collide(Trigger Warning for abusive church behaviors.)Ever wonder if Debi would pull her punches on friends?She doesn't. When a "friend" has the audacity to get a divorce from an abusive husband AND marry a different man, Debi spews out the massive misinformation created by a conspiracy to destroy the woman's magazine.I know it sounds crazy...but the information is a matter of public record since the woman and her second husband were brave enough to sue. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why Guys Like Steven Anderson Are Dangerous?

This is from a recent Huffington Post article about the various doings and sayings of Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona that is pastored by Steven L. Anderson. The same guy that said last week that AIDS could be wiped out in America by Christmas if all the gays in this country were put to death between now and Christmas.Meet the Pastor Who Told Me He Hoped I Got Brain Cancer and Died by Michelangelo Signorile  … [Read more...]

The Smoke and Ash of Melting Memories

by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much Grace What are your earliest memories like?I remember some events as what seem like still photographs from when I was very young – like the yellow diaper service pail on the front porch with an embossed stork on it, though the pigment in the pattern had faded. I remember my mother sitting beside my white crib, reading different books to me. Though I could not have had a visit with him after I was three years old, I remember my orthopedist. He had jet black hair and wore a smock like doctors wore in black and white movies. I remember really liking him, but I don't remember talking to him or why I saw him. I remember my grand geek fas … [Read more...]

The Bates Score Another Reality Show

In the middle of the controversy over the many homophobic actions/statements by TLC's Duggar Family it was announced that Duggar family friends, the Bates family, is getting another reality show. They were last seen on TLC show, "The United Bates of America" and are now moving to UP network 'Br1n9ing Up Bates' according to E! Online - Move Over, Duggars! Meet the Super-Conservative Bates Family! - Including Their 19 Kids. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Feminism Lies?

by Matt Walsh posted at both The Matt Walsh Blog and The Blaze - Feminism is PoisonNot linking to Matt's blog because I do not want to give him the hit traffic on his ads. He wrote this piece in reaction to the FkcH8 video of the little girls using the word 'Fuck' to make a point. Love it or hate it, the video  does tend to make you think. Unfortunately it's making Matt lie and purposely impugn the honest, hard working men and women of the Bureau of Labor Statistics over their carefully collected data that shows an income gap based upon gender. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: So Being Punished By Having No Dishwasher Is Biblical?

by Lori Alexander of Always Learning - Should Husbands Ever Discipline Their Wives?Lori Alexander felt the need to chime in on the same blog posting about Sunshine Mary was being punished by her husband with no dishwasher because she kept putting the knifes in the dishwasher against her wishes. Alexander, who is quoted at Ladies Against Feminism thinks being punished like this is perfectly fine. She also manages to sing the praises of Debi Pearl. Discuss. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Make Sure You Are Not Worshipping Trees or Pumpkins?

by Michael Pearl taken from a transcript of his video 'Bible Questions with Michael Pearl' - Episode 077: What does the Bible say about celebrating Christmas or other Holidays?Saw the first Christmas commercial on television last night and figured we should examine what Michael Pearl thinks of Christmas. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Knowledge – Part 1

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideA new chapter brings a new topic: Knowledge according to Debi Pearl.  "Moral to the Story: Knowledge can save your life." "A Caution: Shrugging off learning can be devastating." Are we talking "don't eat wild mushrooms"?  Yet another cryptic beginning to a chapter by Debi. "Married life is not all romance and passion - maybe 5 percent. The rest of your time is devoted to the routine of living.  There will be unexpected trials and burdens that will catch you and your sweetie totally by surprise.  Whether your family, not to mention your passion, survives life's curveballs depend on knowledge....yours." Marriage isn't alway … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Burden of Sin For the Molested?

by Anna Sophia and Elizabeth Botkin from their cousin Katie Botkin's blog - Navigating history: Dominion Worldview and Christian jihadFound this via a link Homeschoolers Anonymous R.L. Stollar posted on Facebook. Good catch! Be sure and read the entire page as it's pretty horrifying what the offspring of Geoffrey Botkin believe. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Jerks For Jesus?

by Matt Walsh from The Matt Walsh Blog - Jesus didn't care about being nice or tolerant and neither should youI found this old Matt Walsh piece on the Facebook page of a former member of my old church that was using it to justify his hateful behavior towards ex members of that church.This all makes Jesus sound like the abusive jerkish boyfriend that eventually goes psycho on you.. … [Read more...]


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