My friend was sitting in the corner chair when I walked into Panera Bread. She texted me days before to ask if we could meet soon. She had something to tell me and it couldn’t wait until our next workout with the group.  She stood when she saw me walking towards her. We hugged each…

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One of the most difficult parts of our whole Giant Church Inc experience is dealing with the questions I still ask myself.  How in the world did this happen? Why did I not see sooner? Why didn’t I trust my gut? And the hardest question of all: when I did see, why was I unwilling…

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I ended my last post with more red flags.  Even after I resigned my position with the church. Even after God allowed me to love my pastors more than before. Before I knew what I knew.  The red flags did not go away.  I pushed them aside and focused on the good the church did…

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In my last post, I wrote about the light bulb conversation Johnny and I had on the porch that ultimately led to us leaving Giant Church Incorporated.  Johnny and I saw problems before the day of the men’s breakfast, but rarely talked about it. When we did, I redirected our conversation away from anything negative,…

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“What’s wrong?” I asked. Since returning from a men’s breakfast at the church, Johnny paced from the living room out to the porch. Back and forth. Over and over again. I ignored it for as long as I could and finally pressed him to tell me.  “Come here,” he said and motioned for me to…

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