NLQ Question of the Week: What Is Marriage?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.While I was putting together Quoting Quiverfull for this evening I was reading through the website of someone we occasionally quote for NLQ - Vaughn Ohlman - True Love Doesn't Wait.   And he had this to say about last week's historic ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States granting everyone the right to marry who they chose without the constraints of gender. … [Read more...]

When Christians Eat Their Own Wounded – Bill Gothard’s New Website

by Suzanne TitkemeyerSeveral different websites and organizations have gone after the very hypocritical IBLP founder Bill Gothard as soon as he emerged back in the public eye. Mr. Gothard is just doing what all the pastors caught with their hands and assorted body parts where they shouldn't be do after the scandal has died down. I think it is also safe to say we're going to also see Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar try to do exactly the same thing within six months, but only after they jettison Josh Duggar due to the pending lawsuit one of his victims filed. … [Read more...]

News: Josh Duggar Being Sued By Non-Family Member Victim

Again it is a Wednesday so you know that means if In Touch Weekly has scored a new legal document in the ongoing TLC's "19 Kids & Counting" Josh Duggar sexual predator scandal they'll be posting it. They did. Several new documents.Josh Duggar is being sued by his one victim that is not one of his own sisters. Not really a shocker considering how much money that the Duggars have purportedly made off their TLC show and books through the years. Plus Josh was likely pulling down a big old fat stack of cash during his Family Research Counsel gig. … [Read more...]

Anthony Wayne Escalera Follows Dorothy Over The Rainbow Over Gay Pride Flag

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserSnark, sarcasm ahead!Over at the fundamentalist Christian Defending Contending blog, Mark Anthony Escalera had this to say: …After the flood, God created a rainbow to be His seal in the heavens. It was a declaration to show the mercy and longsuffering of God. The rainbow was His picture to a depraved world that while He would never again destroy the world with a flood, He would be coming again. The next time He comes, there will be no rainbows. There will only be fire and total destruction of ALL that stand opposed to Him.The true rainbow is made up of 7 different primary colors of a spectrum. It i … [Read more...]

News: Does A Jill and Derick Dillard MInistry Mean The End Of “19 Kids & Counting?

Shortly after this morning's posting about Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard leaving the Duggar Compound to form a ministry and work in Nepal this interesting bit popped up on TMZ - Jill Dillard -- I'm On a Mission And Not For '19 Kids & Counting' It points out something obvious that no one has considered or at least commented on in public - that the Dillards mission in Nepal and new ministry registered in Little Rock, Arkansas means that TLC's purposed plans to retool the show around Jill and Jessa plus perspective spouses isn't going to happen. Reportedly "19 Kids & Counting" is moribund and has almost no chance of resurrection and reappearance on TLC's line up. … [Read more...]

Duggar News: Are Jill & Derick Moving Away From The Duggar Family?

The Duggars are also in trouble with the American public over a posting they made on Friday after the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality and there's more speculation over worries about a possible Josh Duggar suicide.First news of Jill and Derick Dillard starting a ministry away from the Duggar family and their television show "19 Kids & Counting" This article makes it sound like perhaps this is the first real break-aways from the Duggar family compound. Remember when Derick recently resigned his position as an accountant with Wal Mart? This is what he'll be doing now. … [Read more...]

Behind Compound Walls: Dueling Duggar Stories – Is Josh Duggar ‘Suicidal’?

Everything single morning I can count on a couple of things once I get out of bed. 1) The cats will demand food, 2) I will need copious amounts of coffee and 3) there will be a pile of articles involving the Duggar family landing in my email box. Personally I prefer the cats and coffee. One reason why is became many times the stories of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar stories are either generated by their PR firm or they all just contradict the hell out each other. … [Read more...]

News: Special “Hypocrite” Edition Featuring Bristol Palin and Geronimo Aguilar

According to CBS 6 out of Richmond, Virginia a Texas court has found former Richmond Outreach Center Church (ROC) pastor Geronimo Aguilar guilty of all counts of sexual abuse. He's going to be serving some jail time finally. It's been rumored for years that Pastor G. has preyed upon young teenaged girls for sex, starting at his first church in California before continuing on in his churches in Texas and Virginia.From WTVR Richmond - Geronimo Aguilar, former mega-church pastor, found guilty of all sex crimes … [Read more...]

“How To Win Over Depression” – review: 160 – 191

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsHonestly, this chapter, which Tim titled “Depression and Your Temperament,” was more than a little befuddling. He bases his entire argument on Hippocrates’ Humorism— and no, I’m not joking. This chapter is dedicated to a medical theory thousands of years old that was completely obliterated by the advent of modern medical knowledge. … [Read more...]

Why Michelle Duggar Is Wrong About Jim Bob Duggar’s Parenting Skills

by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn't RapeYesterday being Father's Day it wasn't too surprising to see that Michelle Duggar had written and posted something on the subject of fatherhood. She gave five reasons she thought Jim Bob was a virtuous paragon of fatherhood. What is surprising is how untrue many of these are. … [Read more...]