The Child as Viper: How Voddie Baucham’s Theology of Children Promotes Abuse

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by R.L. Stollar - Community Coordinator for Homeschoolers Anonymous. Cross posted from Homeschoolers AnonymousEditor's note: A very long read but worthwhile. The more this type of harmful theology is exposed to the general public it creates a much smaller chance that someone else will be taken in by it. Note: the following piece is a long-form article. If you prefer to download and print the article for more convenient reading, you can view and download the article as a PDF here. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Voddie Baucham Believes in Militant Fecundity?

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by Voddie Baucham from his 'Child Training' sermon at Hardin Baptist Church bravely transcribed by R.L. Stollar from Homeschoolers AnonymousEditor's note: Notice that while Mr. Baucham doesn't call this mindset 'Quiverfull' he does use the same scriptures and ideas to promote having as many children as possible without any regard for ability to support the children or exemptions for physical problems that would make childbirth life threatening for the mother. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Going To A Quiverfull Church While Infertile Why?

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by Jennifer from her blog A Home With A Purpose - When Being At Church Hurts: InfertilityEditor's note: This is truly heartbreaking, being a member of a church that embraces Quiverfull yet unable to have any babies. Being tortured with frustration at the easy fecundity of others in your church isn't being 'sanctified', it is cruel, it would be cruel of any deity to demand you be constantly in the presence of your deepest desires with no way to obtain them. That's not a loving God. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Change Your Attitude About Babies?

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by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - In Our Heart of HeartsHaving mined everything worth reading from Michael and Debi Pearl's No Greater Joy magazine (with the exception of Debi worshiping Israel and invoking Hitler and snooze-worthy sections of Michael's two new books) we've returned to the constant stream of Nancy Campbell's 'Love all babies, welcome all babies, love your home, submit, submit, submit' … [Read more...]

Raised by Strangers

VNM: Dealing With The Leagcy Of Agent Orange In Vietnam

by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer's WordsIt's a mantra that I've heard repeated many times, especially in Christian circles.  "A good mother stays home full-time.  Don't let your children be raised by strangers!" "Raised by strangers."  What mom would want that for her kids?  So I believed, as a young Christian married woman, that of course God would provide a way for me to not work outside the home.  After all, staying home with my kids full-time was what I wanted as a young mother, right?  I mean, if I were really following God's will for my life, this was what I should want.  And this was obviously what was best both for me and for my children, right?  I mean, if … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Lifted From The Ash Heap?

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - God Loves MothersOkay, so how did we get from esteeming our wombs and being joyous all the time to feeling like we're tossed on the ash heap? Clearly there's some serious cognitive dissonance going on in Nancy Campbell-Land. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Pill Was a Conspiracy Against the Poor by the Rich?

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Found on Ladies Against Feminism by Jennifer Roback Morse at Mercator.Net - The Ambiguous Legacy of the PillStrangest theory on why the birth control pill was invented. More of the devil is under every bush theory. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Your God-Ordained Destiny

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by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - God-OrdainedSo not having children is defying God and gumming up His plans? Another Nancy Campbell guilt-fear cocktail for mothers. … [Read more...]

Duggar News: Jana Duggar Tebow?

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Several different news outlets are reporting that Jim Bob Duggar and Mrs Tebow, mother of NFL player Tim Tebow, are in talks about a possible courtship between their children. It's claimed that Jim Bob has Tim Tebow in mind as a potential husband for long suffering household servant/daughter Jana Duggar. How true this is remains to be seen since it's from a tabloid - Star Magazine. … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: When Even Conservative Christians Think Quiverfull is Wrong

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by Wade Burleson from Ethics Daily - Missing The Mark: Eight Flaws in Quiverfull TheologyFound this gem through Von Ohlman's True Love Doesn't Wait - Eight Leaps of Illogic where he attempts to take down this piece by Burleson. Obviously this is written from a conservative Christian point of view, but it looks like even the more conservative branches of religion are starting to realize what a dangerous theological bend Quiverfull is. … [Read more...]


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