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How Can I Discern Whether I'm In A Healthy Or Abusive Fellowship?

From: batteredsheep.com

Abusive fellowships are often the most exciting Christian gatherings around — filled with dedicated, committed, enthusiastic leaders and members. Do not let enthusiasm and sincerity be the basis for approval. 883 more words

Spiritual Abuse

hvministrywatch reblogged this on Hudson Valley Ministry Watch and commented:

This post was originally posted from battersheep.com. A great research site. It was just easier to reblog from another wordpress site. The original link is : http://www.batteredsheep.com/faq_healthy_fellowship.html

Anime Today: The World is Still Beautiful and the Corrupt Church

“Anime” and “Corrupt Church” are two terms that, sad as it is, seem to fit hand-in-hand all too well. Nearly anyone who has seen any substantial amount of the medium can list off at least a handful of examples in which a corrupt church is written to be a primary antagonist (without referencing any outside sources I immediately thought of… 827 more words


Think About All the Church Has Done

A theist made the point recently about all of the art we would be missing were it not for the church. The names are a veritable “who’s who” of the creative arts: Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Bernini, Rafael, Da Vinci, Donatello, Cellini, Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart. 518 more words


The Devil Wears Pastors

Yes he does! Wears them like a new pair of shoes, with confidence, boldness and a touch of arrogance which gives him courage to tread anywhere he pleases. 571 more words


Buying Influence in God's House

How much influence should people with money have in a local church?

According to the New Testament, while wealthy people are welcome in a church – after all, everybody needs Jesus – they are not to use their wealth to make demands or influence decisions. 1,022 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Dear Cardinal Tagle, Walk with Us

Dear Luis Cardinal Tagle,

Filipinos rejoiced when you were appointed a Cardinal. Not because of any labels like liberal, progressive or conservative. What meant a lot to many of us, Catholics and those from other faiths, was your reputation as a cleric of integrity and compassion. 585 more words