Growth

My Theological House

Sandy Blank went through the big doctrinal changes in the Worldwide Church of God, became thoroughly disillusioned, and walked out. After having a powerful conversion experience she went back to Worldwide (now Grace Communion International) to try to make a… Read More ›

Hope…

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…. Read More ›

It’s not about me….

Michael Spencer’s posts on grace (here, here and here) gave me an “aha!” moment about what was off-base, spiritually speaking, in the Geftakys Assembly, and other legalistic groups. That kind of perfectionistic performance-based teaching invokes a schema that is all… Read More ›

“Am I Still a Christian?”

Christians who have been spiritually abused often have a prolonged feeling of antipathy toward everything associated with Christianity – church, the Bible, even God. Not only do they feel they aren’t growing spiritually, they feel they have lost whatever progress in… Read More ›