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FighterJet posted a topic in Marriage & DivorceAfter watching a recent video of David and Priscilla Waller's, I finally made up my mind and started this thread. There is something substantial yet elusive about the fundie culture of arranging marriages for what are considered to be "leftover kids". Let's take a look at 3 examples of these "red flag" couples. First come the Wallers: no one in their right mind would look at David and think that he genuinely shares anything deeper than a sense of marital duty with poor Priscilla. David plays a part, he plays it eerily well, but there's no complicity transpiri
Leftitinmysnood posted a topic in Vaughan OhlmanWell, since those quiverfull kids aren't getting married fast enough, Vaughn Ohlman has decided to have a retreat to gather all the unwed single people together and pair them off. http://letthemmarry.org/gtm-retreat Money quotes include, "We are not attempting to limit our conference to Calvinists, but we feel we owe our participants some kind of assurance that they are coming to meet with other Christians." In all broad mindedness, they accept that daughters may come without a headship, but a young man interested in pursuing her must speak to one of the staff about his intentions.