Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Don’t Bore Your Teenagers?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - What Are We Going to Do?Editor's note: This sounds much like the keep too busy to think style of parenting. But does this work? I don't know, this also sounds like those over-involved helicopter parents that thrive in the wealthier suburbs of the city. Who's to say there aren't sexual predators or bad influences in those classes too? Michael is fighting a losing battle trying to protect his progeny from all negative influences. Would it not be better to teach those children how to deal with predators and others rather than wrap them in emotional cotton wool and keep them isolated? … [Read more...]

How Piety and Perfectionism Prime a Child for Explotation and Victimization

by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much More GraceOriginally published January 2012. This is part of a series on Understanding How Emotional Development in Childhood Affects Adults: Fostering Spiritual Abuse via the “Roots of Victimization” All images originals from Under Much More Grace. Human beings make mistakes, and it is unreasonable and unhealthy for people to believe that they are perfect. By embracing and anticipating the needs of children related to their characteristic of imperfection, parents can raise children who become adults who not only feel comfortable with themselves, but they learn to become accountable for the impact that their actions have on other peo … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Why is Popular Culture Always Deemed ‘Demonic’?

This is a new series we have started running on Thursdays. Examining some of the questions involving long held Quiverfull theology and life.In my online readings this week I ran across an article in the Christian Post where a parent is asking for advice concerning their teenager's reading choices. The child came home with the first book in the immensely popular "Game of Thrones" series. The parents were unhappy he was being exposed to 'inappropriate' content.Here's what the writers at the Christian Post had to say about allowing anyone, much less teenagers, to read the GoT series: … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Sodom & Gomorrah Are In Your Family?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - This Is The Last Righteous GenerationEditor's note: Another phony letter and internet blaming. The same internet that Michael Pearl uses to spread his poisonous message. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Part 6 – Kids Saying ‘F*ck’ and Explaining Bestiality in the Church?

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - SanctuaryEditor's note: Whew, finally the end and it's all Michael doubling down on his message of control everything you expose your children to and homeschool them.  Don't forget to put on the full armor of God too! The question all of this brings up to my mind is has the church really changed that much in the last thirty years beyond the rock and roll worship music, fancy lights and technology? I'm not sure it has. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Protecting Your Kids From The Devil

by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Avoiding VacuumsEditor's note: Warnings about keeping your children from being tempted into sexual sins by keeping them too busy and too protected to stray. Yeah, that's really going to work. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Protecting Children From Sexual Predators is Like Protecting Chickens From Foxes?

by Debi Pearl from her blog - Sara Sue Learns to Yell and Tell Predators are a fact of life in today’s society.My chickens are a good example of this. I wanted to raise free-ranging hens, but where I live, that can be a problem. There are lots of wild critters that would love to have a free-ranging chicken dinner. I wanted live chickens, not a crime scene littered with feathers! To have success raising chickens, I had to understand the predators that would snatch them. … [Read more...]

Virginia’s Proposed House Joint Resolution 92

by Vyckie GarrisonI just signed the petition to pass Virginia's proposed House Joint Resolution 92, which would request the Virginia Department of Education to conduct a study of Virginia's religious exemption from compulsory education, with the following comment: … [Read more...]


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