Many have described the aftermath of abusive-church involvement as comparable to that of rape victims, or the delayed stress syndrome experienced by war veterans. It is recovery from what might be called spiritual rape. You feel like something has been lost and you will never be the same again."
Ted Haggard is the founder and former pastor of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and he was President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) from 2003 until November 2006.
Most Christians view the Local Church (known to followers as "Lord's Recovery") as, theologically, a cult of Christianity. Nevertheless, two well-known Christian apologists have in recent years changed their views, and now attempt to persuade Christians that the movement is compatible with orthodox Christianity.
It is therefore good to take another look at Local Church quotes regarding the Godhead -- an essential doctrine on which the movement views differ from those of biblical Christianity.