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So Much More, p. 15-22 - Part 3: Of Straw Men and Submission

You may remember a few weeks ago that Michael Farris, chairman of Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA), published a white paper entitled “A Line in the Sand,” in which he rejected and condemned so-called “Biblical patriarchy.” This caused a big dustup in the homeschool community, for a variety of reasons that I don’t have room to cover in this post (see… 1,538 more words

Brotherly Love?

I stopped suddenly in the middle of the bridge as I walked across early one morning. The scene that met my eyes was completely captivating.  The sun glistened through the thick layer of mist above the lake, creating a stunning silhouette of two ducks floating on the distant waters.  398 more words


So Much More, p. 1-13 - Part 3: The Black-and-White Cookie

Remember this post, where I compared the views of the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) to a black-and-white cookie? This is also, I think, one of the underlying problems behind… 1,626 more words

From Silence to Exposure: Why Did Michael Farris Speak Out Now?

HA note: The following is reprinted with permission from Julie Anne Smith’s blog Spiritual Sounding Board. It was originally published on August 30, 2014 and has been slightly modified for HA. 1,770 more words


So Much More, p. 1-13 - Part 2: A Blast from the Past

Having covered the severe lack of definitions in the first chapter of So Much More, let’s move on to examining recurring themes from the Vision Forum lectures I’ve been… 2,419 more words

Beall Phillips, Wife of Doug Phillips, Accuses HSLDA's Michael Farris of "Gross Error," "Bully Pulpit"

By R.L. Stollar, HA Community Coordinator

In a curious turn of events, Beall Phillips — wife of disgraced homeschool leader Doug Phillips, who was accused of sexual assaulting his family’s nanny… 790 more words