You'll find Quiverfull families in nearly all types of churches in every community.
Quiverfull is simply the “pro-life” idea that truly godly families will “trust the Lord” with their family planning.
There was another important reason for having a quiverfull in centuries past.
Agriculture was the backbone of the American economy, especially in the South, and it required a large labor force.
I wrote three pages describing the situation in our home, and after reading what I had written, the crisis volunteer said to me, "The judge will not grant you a protection order unless you actually accuse your husband of abuse."I told her that I didn’t really think my husband was “technically” abusive, and in fact, I had no doubt that he truly loved me and the kids. and this was in recognition of our work to help get DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) passed in Nebraska.
That’s not something that I’m at all proud of these days, but at the time, being named “Family of the Year” was enough to convince me that we were on the right track so far as marriage and family goes.
Let me tell you about my personal relationship with Jesus.” It can be extremely frustrating.
The end of my life as a "Bride of Christ" came after a visit to Bright Horizons, which is the local domestic violence shelter in my hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska.
"Some Quiverfull adherents believe they are building an army for God -- or at least an army of conservative Christians," the Huffington Post reports.
We are thanking our lucky stars above that unlike last week, there is only one episode of the Duggar family saga, “19 Kids and Counting” to recap this week.
Children are viewed as unmitigated blessings (“As arrows in the hand of the mighty man, so are the children of ones youth, happy is the man who hath hisquiver full of them:” Psalm 123), so couples are willing to have as many children as the Lord chooses.
All methods of conception control are considered a lack of trust in God to provide for the “children of the righteous.”At the heart of Quiverfull is patriarchy: the ideal of biblical headship and submission.