Weirdest and Silliest Mother’s Day Promotions at Church?

by Suzanne TitkemeyerYesterday this crossed my Facebook feed from a mainstream church I used to attend post-Quiverfull. This is their idea of a good Mother's Day activity.This has the virtue of being something I would have never imagined as a Mother's Day thing in the sea of free-floating gagging it is so silly and sweet Mother's Day in church celebrations. Though I know the pastor that designated this activity is doing it because his wive is a female jock that loves to play sports. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Going to Bible Study Means You Are ‘Gadding About’?

by Lori Alexander from The Transformed Wife - Why Does Not Being a Keeper at Home Blaspheme God's Word?Editor's note: Wow, so now leaving your home for a Bible study or women's retreat can be seen as sinfully blaspheming 'God's Word' too? You just cannot ever do anything to satisfy this woman's ideas on a godly wife. Pretty hypocritical since she herself teaches women's groups, the occasional women's retreat and spends an enormous amount of time blogging. I guess the rules do not apply to everyone. Seems hypocritical from here. … [Read more...]

Questioning the Pearls: Seeking Humility?

For well over a year we’ve been running a second Answering ‘Preparing To Be A Help Meet’ on Sundays, filled with questions by young ladies trying to get ready for marriage. Since we’ve run through many of the questions on their site it’s time to shift Sundays to something else, like perhaps examining the cornucopia of probably fake emails and questions that Michael and Debi Pearl of No Greater Joy post on their website and the possibly poisonous answers they give. … [Read more...]

News: Duggars Think TLC Didn’t Do Enough

The Daily Mail, a British newspaper, also have information from someone claiming to be a Duggar insider. They are saying that the children are most upset that they will not be on television any longer, that they thought they'd be on television forever. Poor kids, likely the only real attention they received that wasn't from one of their older spouses. … [Read more...]

It’s Not the Affair That Irks Me, Mr. Phillips

 by Lana Hope cross posted from the blog Homeschoolers Anonymous and her blog Wide Open GroundDoug Philips, president of Vision Forum, and popular advocate of Christian Reconstructionism, Christian Patriarchy, and the Stay-at-Home-Daughter Movement, who has influenced 1000s of homeschool families to not use birth control or send their daughters to college and keep daughters at stay home until they marry, cites some kind of emotional affair as reason he is stepping down from Vision Forum. … [Read more...]

How to Raise a Hypocrite

by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and BeyondThe Strong’s definition for 'hypocrite' in the New Testament is: “An actor under an assumed character, a stage player.” Websters New Collegiate Dictionary defines it: “A person who pretends to be what he or she is not; one who pretends to be better than is really so, or to be pious, virtuous etc. without really being so.” … [Read more...]