Quoting Quiverfull: Duck Dynasty Show Sinful?

by Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church - Day 4 of the Red Hot Preaching ConferenceEditor's note: Does Anderson not realize that the Duck Dynasty guys preach a similar message of hatred for the LGBQT community as he does? What other shows do you think might have been on Jimenez's list beside the usual suspects like 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Walking Dead'? … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Quoting Quiverfull: How Godly Is Your Name?

From The Christian Post: Advice on Godly names from Jim Bob Duggar and Alan Robertson (Duck Dynasty) - How Godly Is Your Name "The Bible and God give a lot of significance to names, especially in the Old Testament days," Alan Robertson told The Christian Post in a statement on Friday. Robertson explained that "names could signify life change – like Jacob (Deceiver) to Israel (Struggles with God) and also described attitudes and character." … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Christians Should Fight ‘Religious Wars’?

Franklin Graham at Billy Graham Evangelical Association - Duck Dynasty and the Ducking Church I appreciate the Robertson family’s strong commitment to biblical principles and their refusal to back down under intense media pressure over Phil Robertson’s comments in a recent interview. As the Robertson controversy winds down—at least for now—I have been amazed at how many churches have apparently “ducked” out on the issue (sin). Some were even quick to condemn Phil Robertson. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Girls Should Marry at 15 Years Old?

by Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" at a Sportsmen Ministry event in 2009 But some Americans could also be shocked to find out that Robertson believes that the age of 15 is the perfect time for girls to get married — as long as they can cook and carry a Bible.At a Sportsmen’s Ministry talk in 2009, Robertson had some advice for a young man. … [Read more...]

The Week the Cracker Quacked: The Duck Dynasty Saga

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way ForwardMillions of Evangelical Christians are in an uproar over A&E suspending Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson over his homophobic, racist remarks made in a recent GQ magazine interview.  Facebook, Twitter, and the Sunday pulpit have been awash in defenses of Phil Robertson’s right to publicly state what he believes about homosexuality and the Jim Crow days of the South.  I thought I would use this post to summarize the various articles, news reports, and blog posts about Phil Robertson and Duck Dynasty: … [Read more...]