The Delusional Followers of Convicted Felon Jack Schaap

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by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way Forward Just when I think the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) church movement can go no lower into the muck they surprise me. Delaine Rae, a recent guest post writer, a former IFB preacher’s kid, sent me a link to a Jack Schaap FAN page. I [Read More...]

Why Do People “Drink The Koolaid”?

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by Kristen Rosser Over at No Longer Quivering they have been talking about why people– and particularly why women– get involved with repressive, spiritually abusive, authoritarian religion.  Why is it, for instance, that so many women are drawn into– and drag their sometimes reluctant husbands into– the [Read more...]

Raised Quiverfull: Living the Life Part 1

by Libby Anne Raised Quiverfull Introduction — Questioning Summary Please be sure to click the above links to see an introduction to and explanation of this project, which involves a panel of nine young adults who were raised in Quiverfull families and have since questioned and left that ideology answering questions about their experiences.     Question 1: [Read More...]

Hot Pink A & ‘Good’ Christian Disapproval – SASBN

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by Calulu I’ve been putting off doing my introductory piece for No Longer Quivering’s Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network because I was stuck in writers block land. That fun place were you can’t put a finger to the keyboard and come up with any that makes any sense at all on certain subjects.  Besides, my [Read More...]

Baptist Taliban: Part 3

by Cindy Foster THE CHURCH WE WERE The Preacher and his wife graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. At the time he attended there, the college was quite conservative. There were strict rules about dress, dating, curfews, entertainment, music and much more. The Preacher actually grew up in Springfield and was a member [Read More...]