You Might Be Giant Church Inc If…

When I first understood that my family and I experienced spiritual abuse at the church we left, I believed it happened due to the lack of accountability from a denominational membership. Or that churches who taught the prosperity gospel were the only ones prone to toxic leadership. I believed Giant Church Inc was limited to…

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#AmWriting

Last week, I participated in a writing challenge. I typically resist those kinds of things, but thought it would help my writing groove. I’m not sure my groove is any better. At the very least, it stirred my creative juices and I finished the challenge. It pushed me in several ways: First, it was an…

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They Can’t Rejoice

We find a lot of angry religious leaders in the New Testament. This installment of Monday School is brought to you by the indignant synagogue ruler in Luke 13. Jesus was teaching in the synagogue on the Sabbath when he noticed a disabled woman. The woman was bent over and unable to straighten herself. Every…

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And That Is What We Are

I asked a question about the idea of knowing ourselves in last Monday’s post. What if it is the most unselfish work we do? I propose that it is the most unselfish and important work we can do based on what Jesus said in Mark 12:30-31. We love God and others as well as we…

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Giant Church Inc’s Long Track Record

More and more pastors and Christian leaders are acknowledging that spiritual abuse is happening in their own churches, denominations, organizations, and church planting networks. Michael J. Kruger, President of Reformed Theological Seminary is writing a series on spiritual abuse on his blog. He named the series well: Bully Pulpit. In his post dated February 15,…

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Hello, I’m Marie.

I’m wholeheartedly devoted to learning how to live like it matters and passionate about encouraging others to do the same.
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