The 5 Main Reasons Spiritual Abuse Survivors Don’t “Do Well”

When a member of a spiritually abusive church finally gathers the courage to leave, life can get messy for that person and their family. How could it be otherwise, when one has been duped & repressed by a cultish faith group? From those who have escaped spiritually abusive churches, I repeatedly hear that the "leadership" …

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6 Passages that Correct Pushy Pastors

He will not cry aloud or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street; a bruised reed he will not break, and a faintly burning wick he will not quench; he will faithfully bring forth justice (Isaiah 42:2-3, ESV, bold mine). I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. …

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Resource Roundup: Is “Church Membership” Biblical?

Church Membership – A Response to Matt Chandler Dear God, What is Matt Chandler Thinking? Are Church Covenants & Policies Biblical? Istoria Ministries Blog: Five Reasons to Say No to a Church Covenant Apologetics Index: Five Reasons to Say No to a Church Membership Covenant The Problem with Church Membership Covenants – bad doctrine hurts …

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Christian Marriage is a Purely Religious Act

Since Christianity believes God is Creator of humanity (male and female), and since Christians hold that God instituted marriage from the beginning (i.e. one man and one woman); then, all matters sexual and marital are primarily under the nomenclature of the “religious” for Christians. No matter what others think or believe, a biblical Christian will …

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