“Real Marriage” Review: 86 – 106: ‘Taking out the Trash’

by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating the Dragons I wish you all could read the entirely of this chapter because it is ironic. One of these days I’ll have to create a whole series of posts dedicated to page 89, where Mark defines repentance, comparing that to his actual real-life behavior, because it is hysterical. Not only does he fail his own list of “pastoral requirements,” he also bombs at his own definition of repentance– and you can read the whole thing here. … [Read more...]

Facebook Users Respond to Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar’s ‘Kiss Challenge’

by Suzanne TitkemeyerDo you remember last week when Jim Bob and Michelle did an almost exact copy photo of the Instagrammed photo their newly wed daughter Jessa and their new son in law Ben Seewald posted of their kissing? Ma and Pa Duggar upstaging their child yet again? … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Where Are Those Frozen Embryos Souls While They Are Frozen?

by Adeye from No Greater Joy Mom - A New Date and QuestionsAdeye has shopped around until she found an in vitro clinic that will do the implantation of all four of the frozen embryos at the same time. She's answering questions on her blog, which led me to the question in the title. Are a few frozen cells the same thing as a full formed baby? … [Read more...]

The Duggar and Bates Boys Mime in Homemade Music Video

Your stupid Duggar-related news of the week: more than just a faux sex scandal, Michelle & Jim Bob aping their newly wed daughters kiss or scripture parrotting in response to rumors - it's the largely left as loose ends boys from the Duggar and Bates clan lip synching/air accordioning to the Lawson Bates song "Happiness is the Lord" and it's every bit as 'good' as you might imagine it to be. Sort of a fundamentalist version of a teenaged girl singing into a hair brush microphone along with the radio, except they aren't actually singing or playing any instruments. … [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: Internet/Phone Accountability To Keep Hearts ‘Pure’?

by Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger Duggar from their book "Growing Up Duggar" - page 152Doesn't say if this is only for the kids or also for the young adults in the household. … [Read more...]

News: Colorado Elects Demon Hunter?

Alright, so Colorado allows people to legally smoke marijuana in their state, which is the only explanation to how this man was elected. Everyone voting for him must have been high.One of Kevin Swanson's pals was elected this week in Colorado as a state representative. Gordon Klingenschmitt is well know for trying to exorcise the President's supposed 'demons' long distance along with a long list of even more bizarre. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Death With Dignity & Ebola Word Salad?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - It's The Same RhetoricNancy continues on her rant about end of life choices by linking it once again to abortion. Linked to the Facebook page where yes, there are people telling her she is wrong in the first piece of this series.Nancy believes that Brittany Maynard took her life because 'she could not cope', not even willing to admit it wasn't a lack of 'coping' but a decision to end her physical suffering. … [Read more...]

Was The Media Trolled About Duggar-Seewald Wedding?

by Suzanne TitkemeyerYesterday afternoon I posted a story with links to Radar Online about allegations made by a supposed guest at the Jessa Duggar/Ben Seewald nuptials. Radar Online is a gossip site, but usually they are pretty trustworthy and not given to posting out and out lies. But there were a couple of inconsistencies that stood out in the articles, so I did post a disclaimer. Because of family commitments I was unable to take the time to research why there were some red flags, such as the difference in the names of the guests quoted from the same blogger. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Death With Dignity & Ebola Word Salad?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - Do You Let Your Children Do Whatever They Want?Here's Nancy's answers to the critics that told her she was wrong to want Brittany Maynard to live and suffer till the bitter end. There may be a part three depending if Nancy posts again on this topic. … [Read more...]


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