Quoting Quiverfull: Stop Grumbling and Complaining, Just Wait?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Where's Our Longanimity?Editor's note: Shorter Nancy Campbell - shut up, don't complain and smile, smile, smile! Sort of the vein of her main message of 'The beatings will continue until morale improves.' … [Read more...]

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News: The Duggar Television Show Returns – Duggary For Dollars

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According to a report at Christian Post The Learning Channel is returning the Duggar family to television again and not as an occasional special focusing on Jessa Duggar Seewald and Jill Duggar Dillard. Looks likely it will be a similar format as the original '19 Kids and Counting' but will focus more on the eldest Duggar daughter, unmarried 'Cinderella' Jana Duggar. … [Read more...]

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NLQ Question of the Week: Why Do Evangelicals Insist Adoptees Immediately Become Exactly Like Them?

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This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.One of the things we've seen in Quiverfull child collection via adoption is the adopting parents expectations that the adopted child, no matter age, race or culture, immediately adapt to their culture and worldview. It doesn't matter if it's Susanna Musser and her group of internationally adopted special needs children, or Nancy Campbell's missing Liberian adopted children or the 'Duck Dynasty' spin off show involving the adoption of an African American child by white parents Jep and Jessica. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Women Cannot Resist Babies?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Who Can Resist A Baby?Editor's note: Who can resist a baby? Lots of folks. College students, senior citizens, high school students, men and women working towards a goal, single people, married people and hopefully those ladies in the path of the Zika virus. A baby is not a trophy or a prize collected at the end of the particular difficult game. They aren't a box to be checked off on a list. They are a serious commitment, a life time commitment and not everyone is prepared to make that commitment no matter how Nancy phrases it in bad poetry. … [Read more...]

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Laws and Walls Won’t Protect Your Children

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from  her blog Finding FundamentalI have a couple of predominant thoughts about the most recent revelation of Josh Duggar’s sexual deviancy.To all the fearful, loving Christian parents:There are no invisible walls-- no matter how well-intentioned, no matter how carefully and scripturally constructed, no matter how efficiently guarded-- thick enough to protect your young from their own humanity. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Women Have No Say in Parenting Styles or if Their Husband is an Addict?

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by Larry Solomon from Biblical Gender Roles – 10 Reasons Christian Couples Should NOT See Marriage Counselors as always linked through Do Not Link for your safety and the admin’s sanity.Editor's note: Again Larry leaves wives no 'outs' or options unless the behavior is illegal. Thankfully this is the final bit of his thoughts on controlling his slave, err, wife. … [Read more...]

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Update: Vyckie Garrison’s Appearance on Al Jazeera

Today Vyckie received a message from a producer of "America Tonight" to let her know that the show on Quiverfull will not be airing tonight. It's still listed on the website and television guides as airing tonight but it has been moved to Friday evening at 9:30 pm est due to winter storm Jonah. There have been some unavoidable delays in the editing team getting the program put together because of the weather. … [Read more...]

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Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ – Birth Control Decisions

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Another 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, OKrational and the best possible solution, in other words … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: No Outside Help Unless Husband is Breaking the Law?

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by Larry Solomon from Biblical Gender Roles – 10 Reasons Christian Couples Should NOT See Marriage Counselors as always linked through Do Not Link for your safety and the admin’s sanity.Editor's note: The many commenters who say that Larry doesn't want a wife or a life's partner, what he really wants is a slave, are clearly correct. Again, a woman cannot talk to a man about his porn or hiding things. Only if it's criminal behavior. So if your husband refuses to work and sits around wanking to internet porn all the live long day you cannot say anything to him about that? Everything he says creates an unsafe environment that leads to possible abuse. … [Read more...]

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Part 7: Finding a Healthy Locus of Control – Adventures in Ambiguity

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by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much GraceAll images by Cindy Kunsman from Under Much Grace used with permissionWe've already noted that a person's concept of self suffers while in a high demand group or family, since the member's sense of worth must be derived from the group. Though they may appear to have autonomy, their choices are bound and limited to that which is determined by the group. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Talk To Anyone But Your Husband And Be A Woman?

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by Larry Solomon from Biblical Gender Roles – 10 Reasons Christian Couples Should NOT See Marriage Counselors as always linked through Do Not Link for your safety and the admin’s sanity.Editor's note: While Larry claims that a husband not talking to a wife is wrong he doesn't put it on the same level of offense that he claims when the shoe is on the other foot. He claims that wives that give their husbands the silent treatment are in rebellion. And you know what these types think about rebellion, that it is the same as witchcraft. You just cannot win with this guy. … [Read more...]

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Religious Child Abuse: An Unending Source of Sadness

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by M. Dolon Hickmon author of the book '13:24 - A Story of Faith and Obsession'In addition to supernatural benefits, religions often promise what amounts to a program of self-improvement. Ingredients may include prayer, studying scripture and attending regular meetings. Such paths often also call for personal sacrifice, whether in the form of tithes and offerings or through performing unpaid labor such as proselytizing door-to-door. For their efforts, the faithful are promised an array of tangible and intangible remunerations: health and wealth, relief of depression or anxiety, eternal life and so forth. For many, one particularly alluring promise is that of a fool-proof formula for … [Read more...]

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