Is the church a bully?

Is the church a bully?

"Stop Bullying" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward
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Bullies intimidate. They shame. They make people afraid. They like to control people. Often it's because of their own deep-seated insecurities. Not all individual, local churches are this way. But it's enough of a problem that many people think it's safe enough to generalize. The church as a whole has not treated some people very well. The pope recently claimed that the church should apologized to a whole lot of people groups. Why? For discrimination. In other words, for abuse. For bullying. Have you left the church because of this and are looking for a community? Try The Lasting Supper!

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