Quoting Quiverfull: Getting Busier Cures Depression?

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From No Greater Joy -When You Need a Miracle by Erin Harrison During those black years I felt it would never end. Maybe you didn’t bring into your marriage the baggage I did, and maybe your husband is a mean, lazy jerk or even a pervert, but pity, despair and bitterness will not set you [Read More...]

Sometimes Church is the Problem

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by Boze Herrington cross posted from his blog The Talking Llama In May 2011 I requested a meeting with a church leader about the terrible time I had been having. I hadn’t eaten, really, in three weeks. I could barely sleep. Some nights I would just sit in my room and cry and cry as [Read More...]

Self Preservation and Mental Health

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by Sarah Henderson cross posted from her blog Feminist in Spite of Them In my last post, I made a brief mention of how living in a state of survival affected my mental health. I thought it would be a good idea to expand on this issue, because in my opinion it is the crux [Read More...]

Mark Driscoll Tweet on Thou Shalt Not Kill

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Yesterday, misogynist Fundamentalist Calvinist pastor of Mars Hill Church, Mark Driscoll tweeted: “Thou shall not murder” includes suicide, terrorism, euthanasia, abortion, but not necessarily capital punishment, just war, self defense. Currently, Driscoll is incoherently preaching through the Ten Commandments at Mars Hill. This past [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...]