I’m a Marriage Counselor. Here’s What I Want Christians to Know About Domestic Spiritual Abuse | Sojourners

Here are 15 signs that spiritual abuse may be taking place in your home or that of someone you love. This list is certainly not exhaustive, but it’s a start. — Read on sojo.net/articles/im-marriage-counselor-heres-what-i-want-christians-know-about-domestic-spiritual-abuse

Man Shares Personal Testimony of How Bill Gothard Used Bible Verses Which Led to the Abuse of Children – Spiritual Sounding Board

Man Shares Personal Testimony of How Bill Gothard Used Bible Verses Which Led to the Abuse of Children – Spiritual Sounding Board — Read on spiritualsoundingboard.com/2015/03/26/man-shares-personal-testimony-of-how-bill-gothard-used-bible-verses-which-led-to-the-abuse-of-children/amp/

Former independent fundamental Baptists share their stories (2) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

They were terrorized, trapped and even sexually abused. Now, these former members of independent fundamental Baptist churches share how their experiences will affect the rest of their lives. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222807340.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

Inside Star-Telegram fundamental Baptist abuse investigation | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram interviewed more than 200 members, ex-members and clergy and reviewed hundreds of documents during its eight-month investigation into sexual abuse at independent fundamental Baptist churches. — Read on amp.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222576635.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

Former independent fundamental Baptists share their stories (1) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Former members of independent fundamental Baptist churches describe a culture and teachings that impact the rest of their lives. The following quotes are taken from interviews. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222576550.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

Church ties, pastors’ friendships allow abusers to escape | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

A pattern of cover-ups and the shuffling of suspected abusers among churches and universities that are part of the independent fundamental Baptist movement. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222576430.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE

David & Bathsheba: Mutually Consensual Adultery or Effective Rape?

Is it a story of 2-way forbidden lust and salacious gratification? Or, does the biblical account of David and Bathsheba expose a favored king, who abused his authority in order to effectively rape his prey? One's answer not only makes direct implication upon ethics & anthropology (rightly understanding humans) but also on theology (rightly understanding …

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