How playing the good Christian housewife almost killed me

Whenever I talk about my escape from the Quiverfull movement, Christians immediately dismiss my experience by saying, “Your problem was not with Jesus or Christianity. Your problem was that you were following an extreme, legalistic cult. Let me tell you about my personal relationship with Jesus.” It can be extremely frustrating. I was in a close, personal relationship with Jesus for over 25 years. But rather than telling you about the beginning of my relationship with this man, I am going to spare you the long story and skip straight to the break up.

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How playing the good Christian housewife almost killed me

Whenever I talk about my escape from the Quiverfull movement, Christians immediately dismiss my experience by saying, “Your problem was not with Jesus or Christianity. Your problem was that you were following an extreme, legalistic cult. Let me tell you about my personal relationship with Jesus.” It can be extremely frustrating. I was in a close, personal relationship with Jesus for over 25 years. But rather than telling you about the beginning of my relationship with this man, I am going to spare you the long story and skip straight to the break up.

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'Fire-breathing' pastors gather in California to push seething LGBT hatred and Duggar 'family values'

The “Red Hot Preaching” conference scheduled for this coming weekend in Sacramento will feature four of the most repugnant King-James-Only pastors who have more than just their relentless hatred of gays in common ... they’re all Quiverfull. These preachers of patriarchy are Truly True Believers™ who embrace Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar-style “family values” … Christian homeschooling mega-families who reject all forms of birth control and are devoted to raising up a “quiver full” of children to serve as “arrows” in God’s holy war.

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Anti-gay preacher barred from fundraising now wants death penalty for adultery

When someone says that homosexuality is worthy of death according to the Bible, people inevitably will bring up other sins that were also punishable by death in the Old Testament. They think they are somehow catching us in hypocrisy, but the truth is, Bible believing Christians DO agree with those other Old Testament penalties as well.

So says the controversial Quiverfull pastor, Steven Anderson whose obnoxious, anti-LGBT sermons calling for the death penalty for gays have earned his church a well-deserved spot on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of hate groups.

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'Quiverfull' blogger's advice for Christian wives: Don't ask husbands to help around the house

Do you expect your husband to help with household chores? If you do, you won’t have a happy marriage according to an ultra-conservative Christian editor at the Quiverfull blog, Ladies Against Feminism. Lori Alexander recently posted this photo of a handwritten note on her Facebook page, “Always Learning.”

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Revealed: Founder of 'Quiverfull' cult pushes creepy 'early marriage' retreat in Wichita

There’s been plenty of virtual high-fiving following the cancellation of Quiverfull patriarch, Vaughn Ohlman’s “Get Them Married!” retreat which he had planned to facilitate the marriages of young teen girls and boys by their freakishly-perverse “daddies” for the purpose of getting the kids breeding early and often for Jesus.

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Salvation Army bans Duggar cult's 'retreat' that promoted arranged marriages for teen girls

A Christian retreat for Quiverfull fathers to marry off their teen daughters has been cancelled after Raw Story readers expressed concerns that the event constitutes human trafficking and contacted the Salvation Army which owns the campground where that retreat was scheduled to be held in Wichita.

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