Multiple bloggers sharing, educating and supporting those who have been in unhealthy churches.

Author: Lois

I was a member of the United Pentecostal Church for just under 13 years and was a licensed minister during a short part of that time. I am the owner of the SpiritualAbuse.org website, which was started four years after leaving. I am originally from southern New Jersey.

Top August 2017 Posts

In August 2017, the blog section of the spiritual abuse website had 6317 visits, with 3417 being unique. We are always looking for new people to join our group of bloggers, so please consider registering and watch your email for more information. How…

Our 20th Anniversary Giveaway

This is now closed. We have given away books for years as part of the spiritualabuse.org ministry and this will be our fourth large one via this blog for 2017 and it is in celebration of our 20 year anniversary of the website.…

Our 20th Anniversary

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the spiritualabuse.org website. We had a very small beginning way back on August 23, 1997 and over time have grown to be fairly large. We were originally part of AOL’s home pages (membership pages) until January 25,…

My Church Experience After Leaving Part 2

This is continued from Part 1. Years later when I saw error in the main teachings of the United Pentecostal Church, so much time had passed in not attending a church that the thought of doing so brought about a bit of apprehension.…

My Church Experience After Leaving

This is a brief summary of the first seven years of my church experiences after leaving the United Pentecostal Church. Understand that for several years afterward, I still believed the main salvation teachings of the group. When I left my former UPC church…

Early Interracial Oneness Pentecostalism Giveaway

We have given away books for years as part of the spiritualabuse.org ministry. This is your chance to receive a used copy of Early Interracial Oneness Pentecostalism by Talmadge L. French.  It is mainly about G.T. Haywood and the Pentecostal Assemblies Of The…

On The Other Side

On the other side The sun will shine On the other side Everything is fine On the other side We’ll learn to be content I know where the grass is green We’ll step ashore and the air is clean So weep no more…

Top July 2017 Posts

In July 2017, the blog section of the spiritual abuse website had 8516 visits, with 5093 being unique. We are always looking for new people to join our group of bloggers, so please consider registering and watch your email for more information. How…

The Shattering II Giveaway

Sexual abuse is something which should never happen. To be assaulted or raped often devastates the person; they are violated in a most personal manner. When the perpetrator is a minister, it can have a profound effect spiritually. That also holds true when…

Fake Trump Tweet to the NAYC

The United Pentecostal Church has been holding its North American Youth Congress Conference in Indianapolis. It is attended by those outside of the organization as well as those within. At the conference, those in charge displayed a fake tweet from President Trump. I…

Putting On A Facade

In looking for something else, I recently came across the experience of a woman who joined the United Pentecostal Church and had been married to one of their ministers. She shared how her husband regularly lied when he spoke at churches and how…