How Fundamentalist Christianity Affected My View of Money and Material Things

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserEditor's  note: Be sure to look at the accompanying photos at Bruce's site. Eye opening.These and other verses were the guiding principles of my life for many years: Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Matthew 16:24Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Never Worry About Providing For Your Kids?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies Magazine – Is God Able to Provide For Another Baby?Editor's note: And I suppose Nancy would claim that ravens came down to feed her if she was stranded on an island. For most people they do have to find food and clothing. Plus things like heating to keep a houseful of children warm instead of dressing them in their warmest clothes and force marching them around the condemned house till they were warm, like Nancy's own daughter had to do. Following Nancy's rules for Quiverfull leads to poverty and doing without, not God miraculously providing every need. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Worry About If There’s Enough?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Can God  Provide For Another Baby? Many husbands feel the weight of providing for another mouth to feed and therefore don't want to have any more children. And many mothers feel like this, too.But, dear mother, God has promised that He will never fail us. David confessed, "I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children begging for bread" (Psalm 37:25). … [Read more...]


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