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Abuse By Any Other Name

Is still abuse. Calling it discipline, correction, spanking, etc. is still the hitting of a child. Adults say they are doing it out of love and they think they are but in the end the adult gets to hit a child without consequence and the child suffers. 411 more words

Why "Left Behind" Didn't Convert Me

On a sunny day in late spring, a Bible Studies teacher at an Evangelical high school in the American Midwest ducked out of his classroom to make some copies of the homework. 2,137 more words

The Ray Rice Affair and Domestic Violence: 10 Spiritual Lessons Victims should Learn

The recent events surrounding the actions of Ray Rice, the running back for the Baltimore Ravens, have created a new and intense focus on the issue of domestic violence. 937 more words

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Mars Hill by Any Other Name . . .

I’ve been keeping an eye on the Mars Hill Saga for a while now and I’ve commented occasionally on a couple of blogs about how much the happenings at Mars Hill sound like the-church-formerly-known-as-mine. 1,448 more words

Rediscover Your Song

Each of us was created to be something special on this earth. Each of us has a unique Song to sing: a Song that if not freely sung, can be lost and forgotten. 1,237 more words

Spiritual Abuse

Bullies are Full of Bull!

Sing Your Freedom!

You may have heard it said, “Mean people suck.” Well I have another one for you: “Bullies are full of Bull!” Most of us would never dream of taking someone’s freedom or happiness; we would never cross the line into narcissistic abuse- which here I am calling Bullying. 825 more words

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The Lonely Whistleblower

Maybe there is a Lonely Whistle-blower walking out of the church tonight.

He might have seen some terrible injustice, and thinking it would be important to bring it to light, he bravely spoke some truth. 1,580 more words

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