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What Makes Us Worthy or Capable as Partners

One thing so often targeted by male abusers is our dependability to be considered a partner who is capable of not only upholding their commitments to the functioning of the relationship and the family as a whole but also as a woman seen of any value at all.  1,935 more words

Domestic Violence

Book: Cults in America by Willa Appel

I just began reading this book, it is written in 1983, but so far it covers cult phenomena that reaches back in centuries.

The book is… 407 more words

Cults

Right wing, fundamental Christian hypocrisy, choosing 'cheap grace', like North Pine Baptist Church.

Some right wing, conservative, fundamental Christians preach on about the rules and doctrine and how if you don’t follow the rules strictly, then judge you as failing as a Christian. 371 more words

Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Cheap Grace - by Michael Jenson.

http://sydneyanglicans.net/blogs/culture/dietrich-bonhoeffer-and-cheap-grace

The writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor and theologian who was executed by the Nazis for his part in a plot to kill Hitler, have spoken powerfully to the generations of readers who have come after him. 983 more words

Loving Myself for Lent

I was in eighth grade the first time I was ever introduced to the idea of “fasting.” My youth group, like many evangelical youth groups throughout the country, was participating in the 30 Hour Famine — a fundraiser for a very Christian-y relief organization. 1,495 more words

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