Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Letter From Adult Child Who Has Left the Plain Culture in Order to Follow Jesus

July 22, 2012 by  
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Tweet Dear Parents Letter Anonymous Author July 5, 2012   To those who have left the Plain Culture in order to follow Jesus Christ, please note! The author grants you permission to make a copy of this article and send it to your own parents. If you do, he prefers that you revise it accordingly more »

Recommended Amish Reading

July 13, 2012 by  
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Tweet The plethora of Amish fiction books flooding the reading markets are often light and romanticized versions of the Amish sects. For readers with more discriminatory tastes, there are Amish autobiographies, better-than-formula fiction, and a new soon-to-be released fiction book based on a former Amish man, which offer honest interpretations of being Amish. My philosophy more »

The Amish and Bed Courtship

July 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet I know this is a different post, but we need to understand the Amish and the Amish books that are being sold to us.  We fall for them, hook-line-and sinker.  There is much more to the Amish than what we know.  Dee Yoder inquired about this topic and she found out a little more more »

Family: Sometimes They Hurt You

December 26, 2011 by  
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Tweet Recently I’ve discovered a truth that I’ve tried for years to keep from myself: family can sometimes hurt me. Maybe it isn’t so much that I’ve not known it, but I haven’t wanted to admit it. Admitting it means I may have to take steps to do something about it and that’s what I more »

The ‘Simple’ Life

November 11, 2011 by  
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Tweet I read recently about a man who sexually abused his little girls repeatedly. His wife knew about the abuse, his church knew about the abuse, and he was told to stop it, yet he continued. I read about another man who plotted to kill his wife. They had several young children together but he’d more »

God Looks at the Heart

October 27, 2011 by  
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Tweet A couple of years ago, we were privileged to witness the first of several weddings of two of our former-Amish friends. The bride was beautiful and the groom was handsome. They began their service with their pastor asking the wedding guests to give the bride and groom the best present ever: a heart that more »