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Patriarchy: Doug Phillips, Bill Gothard, Doug Wilson and Damage Control

** Media and blogosphere are abuzz with sex abuse stories coming from Patriarchy proponents, Bill Gothard and Doug Phillips. Gothard releases a statement, other Christian leaders defend Patriarchy. ** I tell you what, my head is spinning this week with so many items of news regarding scandals by Christian leaders, especially within Christian Patriarchy.  But… Continue reading Patriarchy: Doug Phillips, Bill Gothard, Doug Wilson and Damage Control

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Disturbing Reconstructionist Connections with Oscar Nominee Film, “Alone Yet Not Alone”

*** The "Christian" film, "Alone Yet Not Alone" has received a nomination for Best Original Song, sung by Joni Eareckson Tada, but what questionable activity propelled it to that spot and who are some of the people connected with this film and the Christian film industry? *** Friday, on my Facebook newsfeed, I saw an… Continue reading Disturbing Reconstructionist Connections with Oscar Nominee Film, “Alone Yet Not Alone”

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Doug Phillips: His Power and Control Using “Godly” Patriarchy

*     *     * Doug Phillips was a powerful man.  He used "godly" power and control to silence, to man the ship of his business, ministry, church, home, women, employees, and everything around him. *     *     * As we slowly watch the demise of the Doug Phillips empire,… Continue reading Doug Phillips: His Power and Control Using “Godly” Patriarchy

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We Need Safe Places, Or, Overturning Tables

*     *     * Many of you know of my partnership with Homeschoolers Anonymous. In this blog, survivors have told their sometimes sad and disturbing stories of what it was like growing up as a homeschooled student. Here is how I connected with them. There is a subculture within the bigger umbrella… Continue reading We Need Safe Places, Or, Overturning Tables

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The Homeschool Movement: Michael Farris, Patrick Henry College and His Response to a LGBT Group

You all might feel like a yo-yo today because I'm going to go down an entirely different path today.  This post has to do with Michael Farris, but not about Reconstructionism or Patriarchy.   I did, however, think it was important to understand his background and also the vision of Patrick Henry College leading into… Continue reading The Homeschool Movement: Michael Farris, Patrick Henry College and His Response to a LGBT Group

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The Homeschool Movement: Reconstructionist Movement, Michael Farris, HSLDA, and Patrick Henry College

  Continuing with last article's theme of Reconstructionist ideology as in the homeschool movement, I'd like to give you some history on Michael Farris, one of the key pillars in the homeschool movement.  I cannot say whether Farris would call himself a Reconstructionist, but as I shared in the last post, many times people adopt… Continue reading The Homeschool Movement: Reconstructionist Movement, Michael Farris, HSLDA, and Patrick Henry College