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Actual Abuse vs. False Allegations of “Spiritual Abuse” in the Church

I want to start out saying that if you have been sexually or physically abused by people in churches, members of church groups, or by spiritual leaders, please report these as crimes to your church leaders and local police. This post is not being offered to discourage the legal actions you may need to take… Continue reading Actual Abuse vs. False Allegations of “Spiritual Abuse” in the Church

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“It Was Not This Way From the Beginning:” God’s Heart on Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

*I'm writing this as a post that encourages people to stay married. It's a simple strategy that has allowed for the healing of many broken relationships that I have watched God heal over the years. However, if you or your children are being physically abused or threatened with violence, get help now from a local… Continue reading “It Was Not This Way From the Beginning:” God’s Heart on Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage

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Jesus on Leadership: Do Not Call One Another Teacher or Father or Instructor…You Are All Siblings

“But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. 9 And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. 10 Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah. 11 The greatest among you will… Continue reading Jesus on Leadership: Do Not Call One Another Teacher or Father or Instructor…You Are All Siblings