Getting Rid Of The Dirt On Your Face

I was beginning my nightly preparations for bed recently, worn out by another productive, yet hectic day. Exhausted, I splashed water on my face and gently rubbed cleanser across it to remove all traces of makeup and anything else clogging the pores of my skin. My thoughts wandered as I rinsed it away and reached …

How I Walked Away From Independent Fundamental Baptists and Found Jesus

The following is a story shared by a survivor of spiritual abuse. She has courageously chosen to share her testimony, hoping it will help someone who has walked through a similar experience. If you are experiencing abuse, know that you are not alone and know that there is escape. I have found that, every single …

Guest Post: Purity Culture Helped Destroy My Marriage

The following is an anonymous testimony submitted by a woman whose marriage has been broken and dreams have been crushed by the lie that is religious purity culture in America. Through her struggle, she has grown stronger. Her scars have emboldened her to escape. Now she wants to speak out, warning others of what lies …

Speak Out: Shattering False Peace

In the book,┬áThe Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, there are EXCELLENT thoughts on the subject of false peace in abusive churches. (As an aside, if you or a loved one have ever endured abuse at the hands of religious leaders, read this book immediately. It could change your life.) Enforcing false peace is a commonly …