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

Tag: Baptist

If The Truth Fits

Proverbs 10:32 “The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.” The phenomenon of spiritual abuse is very complex. It often includes more than just the leader or leaders who are the spearhead…

You don’t have to look

Editorial Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published on April 17, 2015. I have problems with Easter. My church attendance has been irregular since I left fundamentalism, which I’ve been told is normal for people who…

Purity Rings

Editorial Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published on March 5, 2013.  I was one of those pre-teens longingly looking through the True Love Waits catalog back in the early 2000s. Wondering. Waiting. Somehow, I wanted…

Self-injury: A Worldview

Editorial Note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published on August 15, 2013. Content note: self-harm, suicidal thoughts “Told I talked too much made too much noise I took up a silent hobby— Bleeding.” ― S. Marie…

Going to church

I went to a Baptist church and a Nazarene church this morning… mainly because the roads were bad and they weren’t that far apart, and partly because I was curious how they were different and similar. As my sister noted in an e-mail,…