Betrothed: A Love Story

Looks like the Christian Culture War is currently alive and well in the Indie film world. There's a fund raiser going on right now on the website to fund a film about courtship named "Betrothed: A Love Story".It's being billed as a documentary film and a romantic comedy. Here's a short synopsis of the film. "Finding the person you’re going … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Protective Culture?

by Geoffrey Botkin "The Reasons of Optimism, Part 5" of the Western Conservatory of the Arts & Sciences and Vision Forum - December 22, 2012 What this man understood was that women are impressed by real men who are going about doing what men were created … [Read more...]

A Clever Boy

by Jeffrey Witthauer An atheist page asked those of us who were formerly religious to share our stories. This is what I wrote up. I was raised in a cult. I do not use that word lightly. The sign outside the church said "Baptist", but we were not part of any Baptist convocation. We were a fanatically fundamentalist sect, and I could count on one hand the number … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Every Sperm is Sacred

With so many Quiverfull leaders, conservative law makers, Evangelicals and others wanting to redefine rape, conception parameters, tiny babies in the uterus from birth control and controlling every single aspect of reproductive … [Read more...]

Defining Atheism?

From An atheist page on Facebook by Jeffrey Witthauer in response to a critic. Tony - So, let me get this straight. You come to my post where I talk about my past and my childhood, and you become unnecessarily combative over something as ridiculous as a semantic discussion.If you define atheism as "not believing in god", NGT is an atheist. If you define agnosticism … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Birth Contol & Hitler (Again!)

Kevin Swanson of Generations With Vision interviewing Christian filmmaker Kevin Peeples about his new movie "Birth Control: How Did We Get Here?" Peeples: It starts with men and women fighting and not being happy with the role that God put them in that he laid out in … [Read more...]

Gender Roles and Responsibility – Part 2

by Kristen RosserIn Part 1 I said, “Ultimately, we are all responsible for ourselves and our own actions.”  This means we cannot be ultimately responsible for anyone but ourselves.  Even with our children, our goal is to teach them self-responsibility so that they can become full adults.  Responsibility for ourselves is foundational to … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Little Tiny Fetuses?

Kevin Swanson from Generations With Vision on his recent radio show. He was interviewing Kevin Peeples about his anti-contraception documentary "Birth Control: How Did We Get Here?" "I’m beginning to get some evidence from certain doctors … [Read more...]

The Burqa Experience: Collinsville, Alabama – Purposely Veiling For the First Time

by CaluluToday is World Hijab Day. This is how the BBC describes the purpose of Non-Muslim ladies veiling for today. World Hijab Day is designed to counteract these controversies. It encourages non-Muslim women (or even Muslim women who do not ordinarily wear one) to don the hijab and experience what it’s like to do so, as part of a bid to foster better understanding. … [Read more...]

The Gender Issue

by Wendy Leifeld(Editor's note: The link for this article came into my email box (thanks Frank!)  and while it was written & originally published back in 1992 it illustrates the same struggles over gender roles occurring in churches and in … [Read more...]