The Beginning: Is Justice Delayed Justice At All For Carol Ann Cole?

by Suzanne TitkemeyerBefore we look at what happened to land Carol Ann Cole grievously murdered on a logging road in Bossier Parish Louisiana we need to start at the beginning and look at who Carol Ann was and the time and society in the late 1970s/early 1980s factored into her life. … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Parenting Them To a ‘Blessing’?

by Tim Fall from Tim's Blog - Mark Driscoll Gives Almost Good Parenting Advice - a lesson in sloppy tweeting … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Protecting Your Kids From The Devil

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Avoiding VacuumsEditor's note: Warnings about keeping your children from being tempted into sexual sins by keeping them too busy and too protected to stray. Yeah, that's really going to work. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – We Were Created to Judge Others?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Bible In The Home | Do We Have Permission to Judge?Editor's note: Is this really judging or just good parenting with some wisdom of the dangers lurking about? There is a lot in the original article that seems to confuse using wisdom or common sense with judging or judgmentalism right along side judging others for a long laundry list of vague stuff. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Demons and Children?

by Johnathan Parnell from John Piper's Desiring God blog - Parenting Means Wrestling DemonsEditor's note: There's just so much to dislike in Mr. Parnell's article on parenting and the demonic that it's hard to pick only one awful quote. The main message running through the piece seems to be that the devil is there to trip you up in parenting your children no matter what parenting style you pick and that demons hate children. Love your children, but don't love them too much seems to be the core message. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Treating Children Like Burdens?

by Carrie Anne Hudson from Rescued Remnant - Raising or Resenting Our ChildrenEditor's note: Found this particular blog through one of the crowd funded adoption blogs. This woman is a missionary in China along with her family and likes to post things poking at things in American culture she doesn't like disguised as Christian thought. Here she's claiming that there are large numbers of parents that treat their children as if they are burdens instead of valuable members of the family. While I'm sure there are some out in the world that do treat their children like burdens and are resentful it doesn't seem to be huge numbers of folks acting like this out in public, no matter what belief … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Colin Campbell Has to Spell it Out For Clueless Selfish Fathers

by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men - Passing on the Baton - A Godly EducationCompanion piece for this morning's Nancy Campbell piece - Daylight Robbery … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Marry Your Rapist Unless Your Father Says No?

by Vaughn Ohlman from his blog True Love Doesn't Wait - Deal BreakersThis posting involves the reasons that fathers really shouldn't be refusing various courtship/betrothal suitors. The bit we're quoting below I've heard various pastors describe mostly as a rape situation (like in Deuteronomy 22:28-29), though a few has said it speaks of a man seducing a young woman. Like everything in the Old Testament it seems to be open to interpretation.  … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sacrificing Everything For Your Family?

by Jennifer M. McBride from her book 'Queen of the Home' as posted on her blog Noble Womanhood … [Read more...]

Review: Parenting Without God

by M. Dolon Hickmon, author of '13:24- A Story of Faith and Obsession' cross posted from The Freethinker Parenting Without God by Dan Arel preaches to the choir of atheist parents Parenting Without God (2014, Dangerous Little Books) is the highly anticipated first book by Dan Arel, a secular firebrand best known for his science reporting and op-ed pieces on secular parenting, humanist values, and church/state separation. In addition to writing freelance for Alternet and The Huffington Post, Arel pens a regular column in American Atheists Magazine. Given the author’s reputation as a debater, one might expect Parenting Without God to offer a pointed critique of the Christian approach to pare … [Read more...]