Month: June 2010
The concept of "spiritual warfare" is Biblical, but nowadays some Christians teach and practice extra-Biblical and un-Biblical concepts.
Definition of the term 'unbiblical'
A look at what's new at at Apologetics Index and its related family of websites.
Research Resources on Teen Mania
What is the Gospel -- the Good News of revealed in the Bible?
Debate God bills itself as "The best of the best when it comes to fair debates about God, religion and faith."
Research resources on Mexico's quasi-religious Santa Muerte movement.
Worldview Consulting, created by Tony Kail, provides law enforcement, health care professionals and public safety agencies with research and training regarding unfamiliar religious groups and practices.
Video reports on Santa Muerte, also known as The Skeleton Saint. Includes interview with Andrew Chesnut, the foremost authority on the subject
Many themes and issues have emerged from these stories of people recovering from churches that abuse. These are often more implicit than explicit.
Thinking through these issues in the following terms may be helpful to victims of abuse and those who seek to counsel them.
The testimony of Recovering From Churches That Abuse is that battered believers can recover. But is rehabilitation possible for churches that abuse? Can a spiritually abusive system be changed? The answer is yes, even though in reality many churches do not experience significant change.
But some do answer these calls, and as evidence Dr. Ronald Enroth cites two groups described in Churches That Abuse.
The children of the Westboro Baptist Church are taught to hate.