The Purity Conversation – My Two Cents

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by Kristen RosserIt appears to have started with a blog post called I am Damaged Goods by Sarah Bessey, in which she says:In the face of our sexually-dysfunctional culture, the Church longs to stand as an outpost of God’s ways of love … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Manipulate or Instruct?

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by Jay Younts at Shepherds Press - February 28, 2013 All’s well that ends well is one of those proverbial threads that form the tapestry of conventional wisdom.  In this case the tapestry is threadbare in spots. This thought leads to the idea … [Read more...]

Ken Ham Warns Atheists Out to Steal Children and Eat Them Too

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by Bruce GerencserEat them, metaphorically speaking.In a recent blog post,  young earth creationist, and snake oil salesman, Ken Ham wrote: … Christians today are hungry to be equipped with the resources to fight the battle before us in this increasingly secular culture, where God’s … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Weaker Sex?

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by Wesley Strackbein of Vision Forum "Dead Women in Combat: Does Anyone Care? A Call For Americans to Cherish the Weaker Sex" - February 18, 2013 Our nation’s abandonment of biblical principles has led women to be devalued rather than cherished. As opposed to reacting with shame and outrage at the prospect of women facing the horrors … [Read more...]

CTBHHM: Debi Knows “God’s Plan”

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by Libby AnneCreated to Be His Help Meet, pp. 15-16In this section, Debi explains what she’s going to do in this book and she doesn’t mince words. This book reveals God’s plan for obtaining a heavenly marriage. Debi believes … [Read more...]

Bible Spice & Blame Shifting – Adventures in Recovery

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by Calulu“Tell me what you want, what you really, really want..” - The Spice Girls from their song “Wannabe”One of those many things I've come to view differently after leaving Patriarchal Fundamentalism is the tendency of those I was around to blame … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Sleeping?

by Nancy Campbell at Above Rubies - February 28, 2013 Tonight I was visiting with my daughter Evangeline. I read some Facebook posts she answered to mothers complaining that they don't get enough sleep. Isn't that a constant complaint … [Read more...]

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by SamanthaBetty, Joan and Peggy from the AMC show "Mad Men"(Editors note: Betty Draper Francis is one of the clearest representations of what the old fashioned complimentarism that patriarchal religions push as the only answer.}The first time I ever heard … [Read more...]

Shedding the Burqa Part 2

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by Cindy FosterWhile I waited in the car with the kids, my husband stayed behind and told The Preacher that we would be leaving.This was actually the second time he told him.  The first was the day The Preacher administered ‘The Shunning’ … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Why God Doesn’t Heal?

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by Colin Campbell in Meat For Men - February 12, 2013 Wouldn't it be great if our church services were full of testimonies of God's healing. Don't you think that more people would want to know about our great God? Our hospitals that are full of the … [Read more...]


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