April 30, 2011
Betrothal and the Work of the Flesh new post on bethrothal, involvement of parents without complete control over the choices.
“Way of Life Literature” blog posts on Changes Within the Independent Fundamentalist Baptist Church which includes a discussion of the use of CCM (Contemporary Christian Music). LINK.
Gil Bates is among the speakers. Conference program link.
The Duggars are not listed on the program, but traditionally they do attend this conference. According to one blogger, the Duggars have arrived in Big Sandy. I will update this as more blog posts appear about the Conference.
April 28, 2011
Eric M. Pazdziora has a guest post on “The Bondage of Betrothal” at the Quivering Daughters blog.
April 27, 2011
John Cornish writes about growing up in the world of Bill Gothard’s ATI and Independent Fundamentalist Baptist church. Link to article.
April 26, 2011
Dates have been announced for the Duggars to sign their upcoming book “A Love that Multiplies” at various Barnes & Noble bookstores. LINK.
Blogger “Under Much Grace,” poses the theory that Ron Williams of the ultra-abusive Hephzibah House for Girls and others (some of whom were shown in 20/20’s recent expose of Independent Fundamentalist Baptist abuse) borrowed many of their beliefs from Bill Gothard. LINK to the article.
“The press ignores the influence of religious conservatives on Republican lawmakers bent on curbing the rights of American women.” Sarah Posner