Sexuality and Shame, Part 1: Sexpectations

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by Kaleesha Williams cross posted from her blog The Lost (and Found) Mind of Kaleesha Williams Please welcome our newest member of the SASBN Kaleesha Williams! She’s written a great series on sexuality we’ll be posting! Welcome aboard Kaleesh! “Shame, boatloads of shame Day after day, more of the same Blame, please lift it off [Read More...]

Duggars are Not Crazy

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by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground After I heard that Jessa Duggar is now courting, I’ve struggled to find words. In a way, I’m happy for her. In a way, I’m always sad to see my peers trapped in patriarchy. But in the midst of those emotions, I don’t have [Read More...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Mental Illness is Self Focus?

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by John Piper from desiring God – 10 Resolutions for Mental Health That night Dr. Kilby had a pastoral heart and a poet’s eye. He pled with us to stop seeking mental health in the mirror of self-analysis, but instead to drink in the remedies of God in nature. He was not naïve. He knew [Read More...]

Saturday News Links – August 24, 2013

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Christian family fed up with the immorality of the US gets a sailboat, inadequate supplies, packs up the children and tries to cross the Pacific Ocean to an island. It goes about like you think it would – http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/11/211072485/family-rescued-in-pacific-after-sailing-where-god-led-us [Read more...]

Fun is Not in the Bible, You Say?

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond I borrowed this from a facebook status today. It reminded me of a particular notion The Preacher was ‘inspired’ with and later emphasized in a sermon. [Read more...]