NLQ Question of the Week: Why Ask God Only For Little Things?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be a Healer But Don’t Use Modern Medicine?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - You Are a HealerEditor's note: So it's not enough in Nancy's world to homeschool your children, grow a large garden, cook from scratch, keep an immaculate home, and have no negative thoughts and words, now you must also try to heal everyone around you and without much reliance on modern medicine? Nope, Nancy, there are things that are best left to doctors, like antibiotics when you have a serious infection, or insulin injections and monitoring your blood sugar. Nancy might want to note that giving others medical advice is illegal in some areas. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Are You Praying Enough?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Is Your Home a House of Prayer?Editor's note: This is typical Nancy female cultural enforcer with her constant refrain that you're not doing it right to make mothers feel horribly guilty and like failures. This is what it is meant to be if your home is dedicated to God. How many times a day do you pray in your home? How many times a day do you pray together as a family? We can’t really confess that our home belongs to God unless we are a praying family (Jeremiah 10:25).May each one of us be encouraged to fill our homes with prayer. Whenever your children nave a need, pray for them. If someone calls on the phone with a need, pray for them right t … [Read more...]

I Lost My God Innocence

by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground“You HAVE changed!” a friend from my old Christian circles said to me three years ago, when I first came back from South East Asia, alone and frightened.We were outside a popular late-night burger joint in my home state. When pressed, I had spoken my opinion about evangelical hot button. Apparently my friend had heard that I had changed from somebody who read my blog, but when I said the wrong words, she now believed it for herself- I had turned into a liberal. Horrid. … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Too Many Prayers on the Field

The rise of the Tebows... … [Read more...]

Prayer & Dark Dungeons

by Mari Prayer Shortly after my youngest brother was born, I was observing my mom who was listening to another mom talk about her kids’ desires for siblings when suddenly, the other mom turned to me and said, “You should pray for a baby sister.”It had never occurred to me that … [Read more...]