Quoting Quiverfull: All Worldly Entertainment Seeks to Seduce You Away From God?

by Kristen Clark from Girl Defined - Resisting the Seduction of Beautifully Packaged LiesEditor's note: Interesting that she only mentions music coming out of Nashville. But this idea that culture is corrupt is an old one, and applies even if you are not religious at all. There are always going to be songs, movies, styles of dress that you don't agree with. The difference is that most of us who aren't stuck in fundytown just skip over and do not indulge in things that offend us. Evangelicals turn it into a witchhunt/crusade. Mature people do not do that. … [Read more...]

Open Thread Election Day

The place to discuss this election and what you think on this historic day of voting.Voted earlier today and saw a large turnout of Hispanic and African Americans for a change. No violence. Everything orderly and nice. No nasty threats, even the Trump supporters were behaving nicely. How about you? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Donald Trump – From Demonic to Angelic?

by Dutch Sheets as quoted by Colin Campbell at Meat For Men - Another Good Article by Dutch Sheets on the ElectionEditor's note: This is almost pure comedy considering less than a year ago, during the primary season both of these guys, Dutch Sheets and Colin Campbell, had taken to their bully pulpits to call Trump all sorts of nasty names and to promote Ted Cruz as the only 'Godly' choice. I wish they would just admit their real objection to Hillary Clinton, or even Jill Stein, is the fact that they are women. The misogyny runs deep. You get the feeling that Satan himself could run on the Republican ticket and these guys would rush to support him. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Change the Political World by Having More Babies?

by Wesley Strackbein from Unbroken Faith Ministries and Ladies Against Feminism - Possessing the Enemies' GatesEditor's note: This is the bedrock theology behind the entire Quiverfull movement and the Dominionists, out breed the raging sinful heathens so they can take over the world and force everyone else to live the same way. … [Read more...]

The GOP is Imploding as Evangelicals Support Donald Trump

I suppose we should really discuss what's been going down in the last 24 hours in the 2016 race for President of the United States. I don't want to, but things are moving at such a speed and with topics that are so cringe-worthy that it bears discussion. … [Read more...]

Justin Bieber Sings a Worship Song the Crowd Thinks is a Love Song

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's note: Shhh, no one tell Faithful Word's Steven Anderson that France is only 2% Evangelical or he'll be there soon on a 'Soul Winning' mission. I thought this piece bears some discussion because it's a perfect example of when Quiverfull, Fundamentalist or Evangelical culture bleeds down into pop culture and those in the religious world take it as proof of some sort of Godly influence in culture. Not going to detail all the various flub ups, ups and downs of Justin Bieber and the many times that Hillsong United has exploited the poor kid for publicity. I hope Biebs saves some of his wages for the … [Read more...]

Why I Stand With Colin Kaepernick

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's note: While this posting is not directly related to the Quiverfull world I believe it does illustrate something all of us deal with after leaving toxic faith environments - realizing that the political and social views we'd been spoon fed at our old churches are harmful to others and this world. No matter if you think what Kaepernick did was right or wrong I think most everyone will agree we are on the edge of destruction in a way that has been egged on by the extreme Christian Right. … [Read more...]

The Johnson Amendment: I Agree With Donald Trump

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of BruceEditor's note: While the Johnson Amendment does not directly affect the entire Quiverfull movement it is something that many Quiverfull churches routinely violate. In our old church the pastor preached politics directly from the pulpit and any time a vote came up you could count on there being Intercessors for America voting guides sitting on every chair in the sanctuary in direct violation of the Johnson Amendment and the US tax code. Many so-called Christian ministries like IfA and the Family Research Counsel are nothing more than political action groups disguised as ministries who routinely break tax law without … [Read more...]

Bonus Quoting Quiverfull: Is This Appropriate – Republican National Convention Edition?

Uttered by Pastor Mark Burns last night at the Republican National Convention:Editor's note: We've watched the Evangelicals and others on the extreme right of Christianity go from candidate to candidate and proclaim them as 'God's Choice' It seems now that most are supporting the candidacy of Donald Trump, a man that couldn't even pick out a real Bible verse as his favorite, claiming that God picked Trump. Last night this is the prayer that opened the convention and it stands out as one of the most bizarre ever spoken at a political convention. Your thoughts? … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Why Are Some Sins Unforgivable – Duggar Family Edition?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.This question comes directly out of the various tabloid reports of Josh Duggar returning home from Reformers Unanimous. Why is the sin of molesting little girls ruled to be forgivable yet infidelity and pornography aren't? To me this seems backwards, it seems like molesting children would be the bigger sin. … [Read more...]