What do atheists and fundamentalists have in common?+

I received more training as a Christian apologist while defending my faith from spiritually abusive fundamentalist Christians than I did...

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The Dangers of Serial Evangelism+

Sharilyn and I attended the same college and worked together in the theatre department. She’s a superb performer and creative....

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Defending your faith to Christians+

I was given one choice for attending college. My mother insisted I get a good “biblical foundation” for life. She...

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Spiritual espionage (with Calvin & Hobbes)+

“Hypocrisy is the homage that vice plays to virtue,” the saying goes. Spiritual abuse uses weapons dressed up as righteousness. Hypocrisy is...

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What does repentance really mean?+

With the hymn playing through repetitive verses, I have stood leaning on the pew in front of me, feeling the...

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How Fred Phelps’ grand-daughter escaped+

Megan Phelps-Roper is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, the leader of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro is best known as a...

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Where Do I Belong?+

As a senior in high school, I attended a Christian conference with my mom, sister, and a friend. The main...

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What is Spiritual Abuse?+

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who...

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Huckleberry Finn and Spiritual Abuse+

When I was 11, I visited the Big Apple for the first time. We stayed with my cousin on Park...

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