Complementarians Pushing CBMW at 2012 Together for the Gospel

"cbmw.org will provide you tons of good resources on this [complementarianism].  cbmw.org  They have a booth here in the exhibit hall.  Recovering Biblical Mahood and Womanhood, a great book you ought to read on this."  – Ligon Duncan CBMW Logo Ligon Duncan, in his 'role' as moderator for the panel discussion on complementarianism at this year's T4G, strongly endorses the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Abuse Recovery: A Journey of Fellowship and Forgiveness

One of the greatest ironies of the history of Christianity is that its leaders constantly gave in to the temptation of power-political power, military power, economic power or moral or spiritual power-even though they continued to speak in the name of Jesus, who did not cling to His divine power but emptied Himself and became as we are.              Henri Nouwen, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Abuse Resources on the World Wide Web

“A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves."   Bertrand de Jouvenel      We ended yesterday’s post by recommending four excellent books on Spiritual Abuse and Recovery, which we have personally read. Now let’s take a look at some of the outstanding resources available on the internet. It’s obvious from just a Google search that spiritual … Continue reading

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Spiritual Abuse Recovery-Research by Dr. Barbara Orlowski

"… nearly four out of every ten non-churchgoing Americans (37%) said they avoid churches because of negative past experiences in churches or with church people." Barna Research   "For many, leaving the community comes after chronic mistreatment (abuse), misuse of spiritual authority from the church leadership. Feeling ashamed, abandoned, and with no community to support them, most individuals never have … Continue reading

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Nine Marks of an Abusive Church

“Be not deceived, Wormwood, our cause is never more in jeopardy than when a human, no longer desiring but still intending to do our Enemy’s will, looks round upon a universe in which every trace of Him seems to have vanished, and asks why he has been forsaken, and still obeys.“   CS Lewis-Screwtape Letters amazon.com   How can you … Continue reading

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