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

Category: salvation

If You Were To Die Tonight

If you were to die tonight, where would you spend eternity? I saw this again the other day and I set it aside as I wanted to write about it. I grow so weary with seeing things like this. Unhealthy churches distort the…

Focus on Church or Jesus?

We often speak of the difference between following religion and having a relationship with God. Many of us, while in the United Pentecostal Church or similar churches, ended up getting caught up in religion and our focus shifted. Below is a quote from…

Love Without Fear

This morning I woke up around 4:40 am as usual, because I’m getting older and I have to go use the restroom about that time.  After I got back in bed, I dozed off, but the rest of my sleep was rather light…

Pausing for a moment

I want to pause a moment from my other series and discuss on something major. Please feel free to offer insight as this subject is something I ponder and study quite often. The subject of tongues. As I mentioned in my previous writings…

Just Couldn’t Stay Part 2

Continued from Part One. It wasn’t just one thing that made me decide to leave as I mentioned yesterday, it was a compilation of many. Alright back story time. I grew up in a “holiness” church. Translation: any and everything will result in…

I Just Couldn’t

I couldn’t stay once I read it in the bible for myself. I couldn’t stay any longer when I found out that a lot of what I believed was added into scripture. I couldn’t stay any longer once my eyes where open to…

She’s Got The Look (Of Salvation)

Several days ago, a UPCI pastor posted this picture on Facebook for a large number of people to see. I was startled by the adolescent logic and erroneous message of this image. According to the meme, the woman on the left, by the…

Foundations

I was raised Disciples of Christ (Christian). When I was nine, I repented and asked Jesus into my heart, and my life changed radically, especially in one way. I had been an angry child, so I started praying that Jesus would teach me…

When the Chains Don’t Loosen Easily

Prior to both of us moving to Texas, Jon (my stepdad) had warned my mom that his adoptive mother (Laverne) was a “religious kook”, but even with that warning, I had no idea how difficult her beliefs would make things. Looking back, I…

The nature of God

The CREATOR, The Great I AM, The Father, The Intercessor, The Savior, The Son, The Spirit, The Comforter… In my former religion, it was said we could define God with the following explanation: I am a father, a son, a husband but my…