Quoting Quiverfull: Selfish Mothers Abandon Their Kids to Daycare?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - InseparableEditor's note: Nancy wants to throw shame at those mothers that do anything other than hold their new babies and breastfeed them. What is wrong with reading a book or listening to music while holding your newborn as they sleep? What's wrong with allowing others to care for your child as you need? … [Read more...]

NLQ Question on the Week: Why Do Women Willingly Join Quiverfull?

This is a series we run every Thursday. The questions are things that people who may not know much about the Quiverfull movement or even Fundamentalist or Evangelical Christianity ask about the lifestyle. Examining some of the questions involving Quiverfull theology and life can only shine a light on the toxic nature of this lifestyle choice. … [Read more...]

News: Toby Willis Arraigned Yesterday

Another TLC good patriarch in Quiverfull is having legal troubles. Toby Willis of "The Willis Family" was arraigned yesterday in a Tennessee court on four counts of child rape according to several news outlets. Toby goes to trial on July 18th, 2017. Willis plead not guilty. More as this story develops. … [Read more...]

NLQ Question of the Week: Are Men in QF Naturally Inclined Towards Abuse?

This is a series we run every Thursday. The questions are things that people who may not know much about the Quiverfull movement or even Fundamentalist or Evangelical Christianity ask about the lifestyle. Examining some of the questions involving Quiverfull theology and life can only shine a light on the toxic nature of this lifestyle choice. … [Read more...]

The Power of the Transformed Wife – No Birth Control Ever!!!!!

by Suzanne TitkemeyerA very short chapter today from Lori Alexander's book 'The Power of the Transformed Wife', but one that is truly horrifying, filled with half-truths and lots of bad advice. The title is 'Birth Control and Having Children'. It should be called 'Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire' instead.We start with Lori claiming that since men are always ready for sex and women crave sex the most when they are ovulating that this means God wants us all to have as many children as possible as soon as possible. … [Read more...]

The Superbowl, Wooden Dildos and Peaceful Resistance

by Suzanne TitkemeyerFor the last few weeks I've been out of the country, on a trip to Costa Rica to find a place to retire. I've missed a lot of the political commentary and the actions of our new president. Which was a good thing it turns out. The constant drum beat of news we experience here in the United States has been making me anxious. There was none of that during my weeks in this tropical nation, I slept peacefully and the anxiety dreams I've been plagued with for months disappeared. My suddenly high blood pressure normalized. I know I'm not the only one feeling like this right now either.What little that did filter through to me in Central America was largely horrifying. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: If You’re Not Quivering You Are Deceived?

by Nancy Campbell from Above Rubies - Why The Opposite?Editor's note: According to Nancy any woman not having babies one after another for any reason is deceived, even those in church. The 'glory of motherhood'? Sorry, but it isn't for everyone and trying to make others think that it is their sole purpose on earth is just wrong. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Accidental Birth Control is a Sin?

by Zsuzanna Anderson of Are They All Yours?? - Q & A Answers Part OneEditor's note: Interesting that even using a substance that might shut down your reproductive system even temporarily is a sin. The question makes you wonder if the original questioner is backhandedly groping around for a 'non-sinful' way to shut down her fertility. Wonder if the Campbell daughters, or their mother Nancy Campbell, promoter of all Quiverfull, realize that they are pushing a natural birth control. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Risky Pregnancies Still No Reason For Birth Control?

by Zsuzanna Anderson from Are They All Yours?? - Q & A Answers Part OneEditor's note: So apparently even if your life is at risk by having another child it's still sinful to practice any form of birth control in the world of IFB gospel according to Zsuzsanna Anderson. Even just abstaining from sex is not done. Interesting that Zsu and Michelle Duggar have such different interpretations of 'Defrauding' … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Be Quiverfull to Spread God’s Image?

by Colin Campbell from Meat For Men - Wouldn't This Make a Difference To This World?Editor's note: Have to say this is one of the strangest reasonings I've seen to justify militant fecundity. If all people bear the image of God then how is Christians rampantly breeding thinking they are the only ones spreading God's image? Playing a game of theology twister are we Colin? … [Read more...]