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Passion 2016 - Pretoria

Last night was the first stop in the Passion 2016 World Tour here in South Africa, at the Loftus stadium in Pretoria. The event was sold out; there were about forty thousand people gathered there to praise Jesus. 367 more words

Christianity

The Value of a Soul

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. 2,220 more words

Religious

Thoughts on leaving a spiritually abusive church

But why did you stay in a spiritually abusive church for as long as you did?

Not many people ask this question out loud. I think I would have preferred it if they did. 915 more words

Christianity

Ash Wednesday

I walked through the double doors to an Anglican church minutes away from my apartment, my first attempt to going to church this year. Here I was trying to find answers in a church, again. 598 more words

Pastors, What You Need to Know About Traumatized Members

So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock. 1,184 more words

Religious

Side B: Faith Flipped Over

The narrator reading from the bible with his deep man-voice is what I fell asleep to every night. Even when a friend would be over for a sleepover. 34 more words

Ravaged Faith

This is a powerful letter written by Christa Brown, the author of This Little Light and survivor of spiritual abuse. Her words encouraged my heart greatly. 20 more words

Religious