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Virtue in The Wasteland Interview

I am so thankful to have been flown out to California for the Virtue in The Wasteland Christmas Party and Family Reunion.  While there, I was interviewed live at the party and also recorded two podcasts. 32 more words

Purity Culture

WHERE TO FIND JESUS // A THANK YOU TO EVERY PETTY TYRANT WHO CHANGED MY LIFE

when I was young, I thought finding Jesus was easy, thought it was a one-time event. like, “Oh, he found Jesus, and now he’s saved… 802 more words

Real Talk

A THOUGHT FOR THE ONE LEFT REELING BY A TOXIC GOSPEL

are you ready for the sheer honesty that’s about to hit you right now?

most things religious are a hard pill for me to swallow these days. 392 more words

Real Talk

A Peek Inside My Heart

Welcome to a peek inside my heart… A random collection of my current thoughts and experiences. 

A year ago I was in the middle of the darkest season I’ve ever gone through. 587 more words

God Ponderings

The Idolatry of Celebrity (Pentecostal) Preachers

Giants Among Us. Larger Than Life. Above Reproach. Super Human. Deserving of the best seating at banquets and church events, the finest food, the best rooms and accommodations. 1,285 more words

Faith

"Do You Hear Me?" - from Marci Preheim's blog- Story by Sex Crimes Victim No. 2 and Pastor John MacArthur's Organization Not Handling a Sex Predator

*Note from Marci: This is not my story. It is another Jane Doe who has suffered at the hands of the leadership at The Master’s University, Seminary and Grace Community Church.

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The Ties that Bind: Compliance Professionals

There is an interesting phenomenon within pseudo-Christendom, and specifically today, the Pentecostal branch of Christianity, and that is Behavior Control, internally known as Righteousness. Pentecost is akin to many other major sects, such as Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Scientology , etc., in that it’s foundation is very modern and focuses on controlling the behavior of man to produce an asset. 1,510 more words

Legalism