Tugging Rugs and Tired Horses – Disillusionment in the Church
Sep20

Tugging Rugs and Tired Horses – Disillusionment in the Church

In our interpersonal dealings with folks, as long as people are happy with the rug they are standing on, they will not appreciate you or I trying to pull it out from under them – even if we really have a better rug for them, tug ever so gently, and try to convince them of how loving we are for tugging! As long as people are happy with their rug, every attempt to persuade them about how bad their rug is, how unhelpful it is for them,...

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Recovering from a Bad Church Experience by Steve Crosby
Sep19

Recovering from a Bad Church Experience by Steve Crosby

A great challenge for folks who have had a bad church experience is how to recover from it and move forward. Sometimes folks feel very alone. Former friends often abandon you. You feel like you might have even made a mistake (Certainly everyone who stays in your former affiliation will try to get you to think so). The sense of hurt and betrayal can at times be paralyzing. Obviously, our Father is for us and grieves over what we may...

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