Quoting Quiverfull: That Magic Brain Machine & Addictions Part 1

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy magazine - Freedom From Addictions … [Read more...]

Free Jana Duggar?

Radar Online had an interview with a man who was raised in an enormous Quiverfull family, Paul Lamar Hunter, 19th of a total of 21 children. He had a few succinct things to say about Jana Duggar raising her own siblings during an interview to publicize his new book, 'No Love No Charity: The Success of the 19th Child.' … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Leave Ma Duggar Alone!

by Suzanne TitkemeyerFound this on NLQ founder Vyckie Garrison's Facebook feed this morning. Chicago Now blogger Sue Fitzpatrick has just published one of the most head-in-the-sand defending TLC's show "19 Kids & Counting" and the Duggar family articles ever published outside of the world of Quiverfull Christianity. For some reason this article is published under the "Unemployment Stories" section of Chicago Now, which is a little odd. I think we can all guess what the author is doing while unemployed, watching those all day all night marathons of "19 Kids & Counting". … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Jerks For Jesus Part 2?

by Steven L. Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church - Pastor Anderson Rebukes Sodomites on Local NewsContinuing on in the same vein as Matt Walsh earlier today Zsuzsanna Anderson's husband believes in being a jerk for Jesus too. … [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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 8 – Dancing With the Devil?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensA reader brought up an excellent point yesterday. What does Michael advocate doing if your child is the aggressor or sexual offender. So I'm posting a few more parts of this long article to answer that question, or attempt to answer it. … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll’s Resignation Letter

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons You might have heard the news that broke just a little while ago– Mark Driscoll has officially resigned from being a pastor and elder of Mars Hill. This is exceedingly good news, and while I was not exactly joyful to hear it, I am hopeful that those who have been abused by Mark and the Mars Hill leadership can gain some hope and comfort from this. Mark Driscoll wasn’t the only problem at Mars Hill– no one becomes a spiritual abuser of thousands all by themselves– but he was the most visible example of misogynistic, abusive Christianity and I’m glad he’s gone. … [Read more...]

If You Are a Survivor You Might Need This Some Day; The List

by Nora Woodhouse cross posted from her blog A Heart Like MineThere comes a day when all the careful considerations you have made as to why you know that you were really and truly sexually abused get assaulted. … [Read more...]

News: ‘Penis Homes’ Mark Driscoll Steps Down

Remember all that message board drama with Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll posting about women being nothing more than 'Penis Homes' and his online moniker of William Wallace II? Turns out it was enough to torpedo his position as senior pastor at Mars Hill Church. He stepped down this week. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Not Being a Stay-At-Home Momma is Rejecting God’s Land of Milk and Honey?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Enjoy The Good Land … [Read more...]