Quoting Quiverfull: Your Housework is Your Salvation?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - How Do You Save Your Life?Editor's note: Housework is not much fun in reality. But it has to get done or you end up living in an unfilmed episode of 'Hoarders' with a dust bunnies and unwashed plates. That still doesn't make it salvation, no matter how Nancy parses it. Chores do not equal saving your life. … [Read more...]

Why Baptists Refuse to Believe I was Once a Christian

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from The Life and Times of Bruce Gerencser(Editor's note: This is a pretty common reaction to people still Christians in your former life when you leave their church. They immediately love to tell you what you are, what you never were and where you're going because they cannot cope with the reality that you just walked away from the very thing they base their entire lives on. Have you dear readers experienced this? Well you're not alone.)My story poses a real problem for Baptists.  According to Baptist soteriology (doctrines pertaining to salvation), once nonbelievers are saved (born again, becomes a Christian), they can never lose their salvation. … [Read more...]

If You Don’t Believe What The Bible Says You Can’t Be Saved

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Life and Times of Bruce GerencserAn anonymous commenter left the following comment on the Galatians 4 blog: … [Read more...]

Not Quoting Quiverfull: Train Up A Child?

by Mark Harper from SuperChurch.Com - The Big Lie Evangelicals Tell Christian Parents … [Read more...]

Jesus Christ With a Shield

by Kaleesha Williams cross posted from her blog The Lost (and Found) Mind of Kaleesha Williams Den and I made a mad dash to town today for a few extra groceries in anticipation of the coming snowstorm. It’ll be the first this winter and sounds like a good one. 6-10 inches, with our area getting the most snowfall. We thought we were stocked up, but when they bumped the forecast up from 1-3 inches and we saw that we the temp wasn’t forecast to rise above freezing for over a week, we double-checked our pantry. And the pet pantry. Thought the dogs might appreciate some food. I’m wild about snow, so it’s all good. Like the Poi Dog Pondering song, Sugarbush, “I’m from VT and I loves the snow.” … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Your Children Must Memorize Scripture or Else?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - The Roman Road to Salvation For Your FamilyEditor's note: Leaving out much of Nancy's words about saving others and the scriptures you must memorize. She takes a nice guilt swipe at mothers who homeschool but their kids haven't memorized all the salvation call scriptures. Just another thing to use to heap guilt on already over burdened quiverfull mothers who homeschool. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Don’t Let Your Children Burn in Hell!?

by Nancy Campbell of Above Rubies - How Will You Get In?Not merely content to tell you to stay in your home cheerfully raising your hordes or children now Nancy wants you to worry about your eternal salvation and the salvation of your children! She's really pushing those guilt buttons very hard today! … [Read more...]

Fear

by Bruce Gerencser cross posted from his blog The Way ForwardFear…an emotion experienced in anticipation of pain or danger.  An anxious feeling. Uneasy. Apprehensive.We all have experienced fear before. Sometimes our fear is rational and other times it is not. I fear flying on an airplane. I know that my fear is irrational. I have read all the statistics and I know other modes of transportation are safer, but I am still not going to get on an airplane.  I have other fears that are quite rational, like fear of falling.Yesterday, a Christian commenter had to this to say about their grandfather: … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X