Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Losing Close Friend Due To Marriage

Our third installment of giving better answers to the questions asked at Debi Pearl’s site message board for the book ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’. Many young ladies ask questions on all sorts of different subjects brought up by the book. There was just one big problem, many of the answers stray into either the outright bad and emotionally unhealthy to dangerous. Yes, typical Debi Pearl borderline abusive. Here’s what we’re going to be doing here at NLQ. Every week, once or twice a week, I’ll be posting up one of the questions from the message board and ask you, our readers, to answer that poor soul’s question in a way that is logical, rational and the best possible solution, in other words … [Read more...]

News: Arkansas Christian Politician Rehomes Adopted Daughter With Sexual Predator

by David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement - Lawmaker and Christian School Owner 'Rehomes' Adopted 6 Year Old To Man Who Then Rapes Her In light of all the discussion here on Quiverfull Rescue Adopters we need to ask ourselves: what should people do when an adoption does not work out like it was planned? Do the adoptive parents have a responsibility to 'keep' the child and seek help from the mental health professional community or should they discard the child like a broken toy? … [Read more...]

Humor: If Churches Paid Taxes

From - 23 Shocking Comparisons That Change How You Think of MoneyIf this is your first time visiting NLQ please read our Welcome page and our Comment Policy! Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading … Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement by Kathryn Joyce 13:24 - A Story of Faith and Obsession by M Dolon Hickmon<A HREF=""> Widgets</A> … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 2 – Don’t Leave Abusive Husband Ever?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Abusive HusbandEditor's note: Today Michael adds his thoughts on abuse and leaving. Not any better than his wife's unfortunately. Trigger warning: This might make you sick to your stomach. Don't say I didn't warn you.  This type of advice is harmful to implement in an abusive marriage and is likely to encourage additional abuse. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Steven Anderson Thinks Gay People Are Out To Molest Everyone?

by Steven L. Anderson from his blog - Where Pastors Stand on the AIDS SermonHe tries to explain himself and back what he's saying with the names of similar thinking buddy pals. Makes as much sense as you think it might. Keep those Bibles coming!Doubling down on hate speech and ignorance is so unattractive and counter to anything that ever came out of the mouth of Jesus! He sounds like a member of the Taliban. … [Read more...]

NLQ Project ‘Love Bomb’ – Steven L. Anderson

by Suzanne TitkemeyerAs the coverage of the hate speech being babbled by pastor Steven L. Anderson comes gushing forth like so much sewage I have to ask myself : "What is the best way to respond to his hate? What form should a protest take?"There have already been boots on the ground protests in Tempe in front of the strip mall holding his church, Faithful Word Baptist Church by people from all walks of life and faiths. What was Anderson's response? He sat around watching them while he ate yogurt before he spoke to the crowd. … [Read more...]

My Dogmatic Crazy Glue

I don't know if anyone else at NLQ follows the comedic genius that is Matt Inman aka The Oatmeal, but if I could but afford it I would hire Inman to do a caricature of the Duggar family I would use in all Duggar postings instead of their photos because it would be so awesomely bad. Matt has an ability to make you laugh even at awful things. Some of his cartoons about religion have been right on the money.Recently he spoke at BAH Fest West and explained his thoughts on Faith (tm). Enjoy. Praise Jibbers!   … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Complain Ever Because God?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - You Are Destined For ThisIf you're even thinking about complaining about anything Nancy Campbell, Evangelical Cultural Enforcer, is poised above your head to hit you with a Biblical fly swatter and a reminder to shut up because it could be worse. Or maybe God had planned all this torment for you to 'refine' you or as a test. What type of all loving all knowing deity tortures people for no good reason? Because Bible! … [Read more...]

Ferguson – Michael Brown Shooting: Open Thread – Helpful & Unhelpful Christian Responses

If you're like many Americans you've spent the past few days watching the ongoing riots in Ferguson, Missouri in response to the Grand Jury clearing police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. In this day and age it looks like racism against blacks is alive and well in many places, this is just a symptom of that sad reality.While this has been ongoing I've been curious to see how the world Evangelical Christianity responds. No word from the usual people that say hateful things in the wake of national tragedies, e.i Pat Robertson and the Kevin Swanson archetypes. The ones that are responding fall into two categoriesJust pray -Prayer Guides Racism … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: Knowledge – House, Gardens and Cheese Making

by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideIn between sections of terrifyingly inaccurate information on reproduction and general health, Debi start throwing in random cautionary tales and tips on house-keeping....kind of. … [Read more...]