Quivers Filled With Abuse & Who Would Jesus Sue?

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When it comes to the “pro birth” attitudes of fundamentalist Christianity, Vyckie Garrison is one of the leading experts.  She’s going to be speaking at the upcoming Women in Secularism Conference scheduled for May 17-19, 2013, in Washington DC.We’ll explore how  “biblical” reproductive health dogmas can be harmful to women and their families.  Part of what prompted this show is the fact that Judy Jones, the “spiritual midwife” who attended Vyckie during a difficult and life-threatening pregnancy, was arrested for practicing medicine without a license and for manslaughter of an infant.Vyckie is the founder of No Longer Quivering, which not only offers support for women but tells the s … [Read more...]

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Standing Up to Spiritual Abusers via Social Media Today #WhoWouldJesusSue

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by Vyckie Garrison Survivors of spiritual abuse are making a push today to call attention to the outrageous tactics employed by pastors and other religious leaders to silence their victims - specifically, we're calling attention to Calvary Chapel pastor Bob Grenier’s lawsuit against his adult stepson, Alex Grenier who came forward to report that he was physically abused by Bob Grenier after Bob … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Chastening Children

Quiverfull leader, Jonathan Lindvall's "consistent chastening sequence" ... guaranteed to make every instance of "biblical discipline" last an hour or more. ٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ Step #1: Immediately Send Them to Privacy Step #2: Require a Confession … [Read more...]

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Civility Pledge: Creating a Safe Environment for Constructive and Healing Conversation

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by Vyckie GarrisonWhen it comes to a discussion of the inherently pernicious elements of the Quiverfull ideal, such as patriarchy, fundamentalism, bible "literalism," Dominionism, etc., which result in the spiritual abuse of Christian women and their families, it is too easy to be sarcastic, condescending, harsh, … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Emotions Fickle?

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by Johnathan Lindvall at Bold Christian Living - The Dangers of DatingToday we believe young people should marry the one they love. Does the scripture ever support such a notion? The Bible teaches us to love the one you marry. Aren't these … [Read more...]

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Large Family Christian Homeschooling and Child Evangelism Fellowship

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by Vyckie GarrisonChild Evangelism Fellowship's Christian Youth In Action (CYIA) is a favorite venue for socialization and mission work for many large-family Christian homeschoolers. Quiverfull teens often attend … [Read more...]

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Two Simple Statements

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by SamanthaBy the time I was a sophomore at an extremely conservative Christian college, I had gone through twelve years at an IFB church and been manipulated and bullied by quiverful and patriarchal teachings. My family had been excommunicated from the church, and friends I had … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Protective Culture?

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by Geoffrey Botkin "The Reasons of Optimism, Part 5" of the Western Conservatory of the Arts & Sciences and Vision Forum - December 22, 2012 What this man understood was that women are impressed by real men who are going about doing what men were created … [Read more...]

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Christian Filmmaking Examined

The Wartburg Watch site monitors and examines trends in Christianity. Yesterday they looked at Christian Filmmaking and the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival. Worth a read! Christian Filmmaking - Is There a Hidden Agenda? Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading ...'Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment' by Janet Heimlich‘Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland‘Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce <A HREF="h … [Read more...]

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Spiritual Abuse: A Victim’s Guide to Recovery

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Review by Vyckie GarrisonLisa Kerr, who blogs at My Cult Life, has written a brief (60 pages), but jam-packed victim's guide to recovery from spiritual abuse which is currently available via Amazon digital services. While not specifically geared toward the Quiverfull worldview, Lisa's guide is an NLQ-recommended … [Read more...]

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