Orphan Fever

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by CaluluMother Jones magazine has finally published Kathryn Joyce's account of the Evangelical Movement's obsession with adoption and the inevitable not so great outcomes when you don't take practicalities of foreign adoption under consideration. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Depression & Suicide

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Rick Warren from Saddleback Church It was a lifelong battle lost, despite consultation with top doctors, counseling, medication and floods of prayer. Despite all that, Warren wrote. "this was an illness that was never fully controlled and the emotional pain resulted in his decision to take his life." … [Read more...]

An Open Letter to Linda Hyles Murphrey

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by Jenny WeberA guest post cross posted from Jenny's blog I'm Having A Thought HereTRIGGER WARNING! This might trigger those of you struggling to recover from abuse heaped on by former church members and clergyDear Linda:You open your open letter to the dear past and present members of First Baptist Church, Hammond, Indiana, by stating simply: “You were my father’s first love.” … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Bad Attitude Causes Chronic Illness?

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by Pat Robertson on The 700 Club - April 2, 2013 “The first thing you’ve got to get straight is that what’s happening to you isn’t necessarily ‘God’s plan’ for you,” Robertson said in response, looking into the camera. “What is it Shakespeare said? ‘The fault, dear Brutus, … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Media?

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by Reverend Jimmy Swaggart of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries "The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that. Also, will they believe what the Media says, considering that its aim is to steal, kill, and destroy?" … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Control?

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by Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family at The American Taliban "Those who control the access to the minds of children will set the agenda for the future of the nation and the future of the western world." Comments open below … [Read more...]

Jack Schaap Gets 12 Years in Federal Prison

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Guessing that all those identical letters from IFB Schaap followers didn't help him much after the FBI called them  “ Sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity” in the sentencing memorandum.Apparently the federal sentencing guidelines … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverful: Mental Health?

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by John Piper in "10 Resolutions for Mental Health" at desiringGOD That night Dr. Kilby had a pastoral heart and a poet’s eye. He pled with us to stop seeking mental health in the mirror of self-analysis, but instead to drink in the remedies of God in nature. He was not … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Corrected

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by Pope Francis when he was still merely Cardinal Jorge Mario BergoglioThis quote below is an urban legend with nothing to back it up. Sorry about that!"Women are naturally unfit for political office. Both the natural order and facts show us that the political being par excellence is male; the Scripture showsus that women have always been the helper of man who thinks and does, but nothing more"Because of the false nature of the quote I went looking for questionable quotes by the new Pontiff and found nothing more than his views on gay marriage and gay adoption. I did find many good quotes, here are a few... On the role of the Church:“We need to avoid the spiritual sickness o … [Read more...]

Jack Schaap: Jesus Approves of Adultery?

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We're coming up on the sentencing of First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana's ex-head pastor Jack Schaap. I believe it's a week from tomorrow.This morning coming out of station RTV6 comes word that the Feds have released some new information on the … [Read more...]


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