Does the Bible Command Us to Keep Having Babies? An Argument Against the Quiverfull Movement

Does the Bible Command Us to Keep Having Babies? An Argument Against the Quiverfull Movement

In the last week, we have addressed fundamental ideology and how the Above Rubies group is connected to fundamental ideology.   See this post and this post for more info about fundamental ideology. It’s important to mention here that fundamental theology is not always the same as their practices which makes discernment critical. I’m describing … Read more

Why I Walked Away from Above Rubies

Why I Walked Away from Above Rubies

I’ve spent time in the last week discussing my concerns over the fundamental churches that we’ve attended and their unbiblical ideology. It was actually someone who isn’t fundamental –and didn’t know what fundamentalism is before I explained it– that introduced me to Above Rubies. If you don’t know what Above Rubies is, let me explain. … Read more

Five More Concerns About Fundamental Churches

Five More Concerns About Fundamental Churches

I wrote a post recently about the concerns I have about fundamentalism. This is a continuation of that post. Five more concerns about fundamental churches: 1. Authoritative parenting Authoritative parenting is the style practiced and endorsed at all the fundamental churches we attended and also was common at fundamentally-influenced churches. I have compared authoritative parenting … Read more

5 Legitimate Reasons Christians Don’t Attend Church

5 Legitimate Reasons Christians Don’t Attend Church

Christians are fond of demonizing other believers who do not attend church. They use statements such as “They don’t care about obeying scripture” and accusations of “church hopping.”

This topic is far more complicated than that.

I pose that there are actually valid reasons that one might not to attend a brick-and-mortar church.

First of all, The Church is a group of people –the Bride of Christ, those who have chosen to follow Him– and not a building with a steeple where you meet a few times a week.

The idea that The Church is the building is not biblical.

The command in scripture is to not stop gathering together with believers. Scripture is not specific in the manner that this must happen.

The Bible does not say “Do not forsake going into the church building.

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10 Way to Be a Horrible Doctor

10 Way to Be a Horrible Doctor

First of all, let me say that this post is written with a whole lot of snark. If you don’t have a sense of humor, this post is not for you. Please do not accuse me of recommending these things or of slandering doctors. This is based loosely on actual things that have happened to … Read more

My Top 5 Favorite Posts

My Top 5 Favorite Posts

I started writing consistently in October and have written almost every day since culminating in over 100 posts. Some of those posts have one view and some have thousands. I find it interesting that the posts with the most views are not the ones that mean the most to me. In fact, There’s No Behind … Read more