“Spiritual power”….

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A Christian cult uses the term "spiritual power" to motivate people to have daily devotions, and manipulate them into wanting to become "power centers of divine authority" over others in the hierarchical system.

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Hope…

"Hope" sign

It has been many years since G. Geftakys was excommunicated in Fullerton and the Assembly began to crumble. Many folks have found that getting over it and getting on has been tough and discouraging. Jon Acuff has a blog post on hope. While he is mainly known for his Christian humor, in this post he is serious … Continue reading Hope…

Quotes….

Two great quotes from Christian Recovery Forums at Spiritual Abuse Recovery Resources: "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under live robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may … Continue reading Quotes….

“Why should I believe in Easter when life is so difficult?”

Dave Sable first posted this on Facebook: "I admit that when I am hit with my occasional bouts of depression that it is hard to really get into the “He is Risen!” spirit. Resurrection Life seems a really cool concept, a neat idea. But the reality feels a million miles away from my experience. Over … Continue reading “Why should I believe in Easter when life is so difficult?”