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Lancaster Christian School Employee Sentenced for Molesting Girls at Church

A former youth supervisor at a Christian school in Lancaster was sentenced Tuesday for molesting two girls during church services at Grace Chapel Church.

Jonathan Michael Macy entered a plea of no contest on Sept. 139 more words

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What To Do Instead

Several years ago, at the church I talk about in Part 2 of my story, the pastor surmised that if we were given incontrovertible evidence that God does not exist, that Jesus was just a myth, and that our faith was fallacy, we would still meet together, have classes and programs and serve the organization and the mission because for most, church is merely a country club. 792 more words

Victims' Group Applauds Man Who Sued Church

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A support group for victims of clergy sexual abuse is applauding a man who pursued a public nuisance claim against church leaders in Minnesota. 122 more words


Buying Your Way to the Top

For a very long time, my husband took the position that “This, too, shall pass.”  So I had expressed concern.  So I had asked questions.  Repeatedly because the senior pastor would not respond.   663 more words

Same Song, Second Verse

The call came last night.

In my story, I call her Beth. She wanted to tell me about Jada.

Jada was the choir director at my last church before they hired Phillip. 624 more words

The Last Gasp of Tough Corporate Leadership Christianity

A friend of mine sent me an email late last night crying out for help. He was an assistant pastor in a small church I pastored years ago. 634 more words

Burning Religion

"Negative Media Attention" and Mars Hill Church

Mars Hill Church leadership has decried “Negative Media Attention” and blamed it for a decrease in both attendance and giving.

For us ex-members and perhaps many members we see the following… 269 more words