Merry Christmas: Open Thread

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Until Thursday morn NLQ will be taking a breather to spend time with family and friends. In the meantime may we present a mega Quoting Quiverfull with links to all the ways our usual line up of pontificating fundamentalists think we should be celebrating the holiday.Plus a question to think about and post in the thread. How has the holiday season changed for you after leaving whatever former faith you were part of. Is is better? Worst? No difference? What holiday do you celebrate? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Have Yourself Some Merry Little Selfishness?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - Avoiding Disappoint Christmas morningNot getting the gift that is wanted can happen for several reasons. The budget dictates trips to Walmart instead of the mall. Usually this kind of disappointment can be addressed with a loving dose of reality given well in advance of Christmas Day. Sometimes, the giver is simply unaware of what is going on inside the person to whom he is giving the gift. A little more sensitivity  and careful listening would help here.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Grim Harvest of Safe Sex?

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Safe Sex, an urban legend … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: It Comes Down to “Cool” and “Uncool”?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - Answers to Your QuestionsHelp your teenagers see how it works out for the world.Teenagers raised in Christian homes in this culture face a difficult dilemma. Mom and Dad have one view of how to live; the world around them has another. It is vital that parents recognize the significance of this battle. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: So Easing Your Child’s Discomfort is Sin?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - The Tyranny of the Immediate If your children believe the lie that getting instant relief from their discomfort or discontent is ultimate, then they are bound by the power of sin. This pattern, if not stopped, will result in a life dominated by the desire for immediate gratification.Immediate gratification is the gateway to a life of slavery. Understanding this will help you teach your children to see how sin deceives them. Sin feeds on the desire for immediate results. That is why a child can go from seeming bliss to outrage in an eye blink. One moment everything is fine. Then he sees his brother with a toy that he wants and he immediately erupts with … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sport and Body Worship?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - Sport and Body Worship Matthew records that Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for being able to interpret the signs of changes in the weather but not being able to interpret the signs of the times. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Instruction Business?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press  - "Fathers are in the instruction business" Fathers are in the instruction business–the business of instructing their children to live obediently for the glory of God. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Saving Your Child’s Life?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press - Will your words save your child's life? If you speak the truth in love from your heart and the power of Scripture, … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Summer of 2013?

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by Jay Younts of Shepherd Press If you have taught your children to honor and obey God, be assured that your instruction will be assaulted by education, government, and the entertainment culture. … [Read more...]

Memorial Day

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Rather than repost an article or two about Memorial Day or the military here's a list of links to a number of great articles about the sacrifices made by those in our armed services.Huffington Post - Honoring Muslim American Veterans On Memorial DayHuffington Post - Giving Thanks For All Who Have Worn 'The Uniform' … [Read more...]


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