News: Mars Hill Churches Splitting From Mars Hill Organization

The Great Pumpkin came early today. Mark Driscoll's church head organization, Mars Hill Church Organization, one of the largest Evangelical churches in the country, is shutting their doors as of January 1, 2015. All the Mars Hill churches will be spun off into their own independent churches not under any other oversight.What's up with that? Dave Bruskas of Mars Hill leadership is saying this is for the good of those local individual churches in his letter to the members posted on the Mars Hill Church websiteVery curious considering the last time we saw a major ministry and popular pastor completely abandon ship like this was Doug Phillips and Vision Forum just before the woman he is … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Who is the Monster Here?

by Suzanne TitkemeyerSlate magazine has a columnist named Prudence who gives advice on the things plaguing our modern world. A few weeks ago she had a doozy of a column from a member of the 1%. The lady was complaining about the less affluent children coming into her neighborhood to trick or treat.You might have already seen the letter about today's holiday, Halloween. Here's the original letter. … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Birth Control & Pregnancy – Part 2

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideDebi marches out some new oddities today. … [Read more...]

Jessa Duggar’s Wedding & Assorted Duggar News

It's an All-Duggars week leading into the November sweeps television ratings race. Rather than having a do a separate posting for each bit of Duggar-doings we're listing them in one place.Last night's episode featured Jill and Derick Dillard's wedding and currently filming is ongoing for next season featuring plans for a home birth of the Dillard's baby boy - … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet – Knowledge – Pregnancy and Birth Control Part 1

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideThe next two posts show what kind of train wrecks occur when science and health education are neglected. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – That Magic Brain Machine and Addictions

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - Freedom From AddictionsGee, someone seems like they know a little too much about porn. … [Read more...]

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...]