Homeschool or Public School – What’s Worse?

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by Becoming WorldlyI was talking with a homeschooled friend the other day who was raised fairly similar to how I was, with a more structured and less impoverished environment, and we were sharing stories. This and a few other things got me thinking. We both went on to higher education, got our masters degrees. The conversation between us … [Read more...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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Yes

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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...]

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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...]

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CTBHHM Women’s Created Purpose

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by Libby AnneCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 21 God gave Adam the most precious gift a man will ever receive – a woman. … If you are a wife, you were created to fill a need, and in that capacity you are “a good thing,” a helper … [Read more...]

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True Love Waits

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by Betty Crux If there is anything I have very, very vivid memories of, it’s youth group at either church we attended. I was a loser, no getting around it.  I wasn’t good looking, and my parents weren’t helping that fact.  I had … [Read more...]

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