“But That’s What The Bible Says”

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by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's WordsI have written extensively on this blog about why "But the Bible clearly says" isn't necessarily a very good defense for certain traditionalist positions.  I've written a lot of posts that analyze certain texts which are supposedly "clear," but which maybe weren't intended by the original writers (or understood by the original audiences) to mean what seems so "clear" to us today. … [Read more...]

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Hana Grace Williams Trial

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Updated 8-23-13Hana Grace Williams adoptive parents Carri and Larry William's trial for her murder started  on Monday July 22nd.Currently the case is ongoing, with troubling testimony and expert witnesses likening the methods of punishment used to torture. The trial is still in the prosecution stage after a month but they are coming to the end of their witnesses. The defense will be next up. Curious as to what the Williams will claim in regards to why they withheld basic care from their adoptive child. It's really quite indefensible. … [Read more...]

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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...]

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Fascinating Womanhood Review: Putting Him First

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons I’m just going to leap head-first into this chapter, “Make him Number One”:A man wants a woman who will place him at the top of his priority list, not second but first. He wants to be the kingpin around which all other activities of her life revolve. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: The Blessing and Privilege of Being a Wife and Mother?

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Zsuzsanna Anderson, wife of Steve L. Anderson at Are They All Yours - Q&A Answers Part 1Would you let any of your children (daughters included) go to college?  … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Reasons For Young Marriage?

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by Von Ohlman at True Love Doesn't Wait  - Marriage for reasons other than purity So let me be very, very clear: there are dozens of reasons for marriage. And all of these are better when the spouses involved are young. Let’s examine some reasons: … [Read more...]

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Fascinating Womanhood Review: Appreciating and Admiring Men

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons Covering two chapters today (good thing, too. There’s like thirty chapters or something). Both are dedicated to women fawning over their men, essentially. I actually almost used a picture of Bella and Edward because of the feelings I have toward these chapters. … [Read more...]

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CTBHHM: The Butter Churn, the Carrot and the Stick

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love Joy FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 94-98Debi starts off this section by discussing the 1989 movie Dad. I haven’t seen it so I have only the wikipedia summary to go off of. Basically, a busy young executive is called home to help his ailing parents, and he ends up helping his dad, who had been growing senile, live more fully and learns to live more fully himself in the process. Upon waking up from a coma, the father suffers delusions that he spent his life on a dairy farm, rather than as an aerospace industry worker, and keeps speaking of people who never existed. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: No Money For Public Schools?

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by Kelly Crawford of Generation Cedar - Hypocrites and the Food Stamp Comment I recently posted on Facebook, about an interaction I had:“He says to me, ‘Well, if you can feed them without my tax $$ I guess it’s great if you want to have lots of kids.’ Me, thinking: ‘I appreciate your permission to reproduce on God’s timetable. We have never stolen your tax $ to feed our children. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Swords Dripping With Blood?

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by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men God is calling for all Christian couples to raise up children as arrows and swords that are dripping with the blood of God's spiritual enemies. … [Read more...]

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