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Description: A Google Translate box. On the "Christianese Detected" side, "We need to pray for Suzie." On the "English" side, "Hey did you hear about Suzie?" Have you learned things in prayer that was gossip? Have you shared things about yourself in prayer that became gossip?  

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Description: Jesus says to his disciples, "I send you out as sheep among wolves." One of them says to another, "I'm going to take that to mean he's sending us out as wolves among sheep." SHEEP AMONG WOLVES AMONG SHEEP You'd think some people actually do this. They take the beautiful basic message of love and some of the most lovely sayings of Jesus and twist them all into their total opposites. They say their hate is actually an expression of love. They say their regulations are actually required by grace. They say their rigidity is actually a form of...

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Description: A man crawls into a cage trap shaped like a church trying to reach a heart that is being used as bait. This needs no explanation. Am I right?

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5 STEPS TO HEAL YOURSELF FROM SPIRITUAL ABUSE So many of you have suffered from spiritual abuse. You can heal. Here’s how I did it, and you can too: Admit that you were abused in the church, that an organization advertising love was actually abusive, that people in the people-helping business were actually in the people-hurting business. Don’t deny or minimize or dismiss it. You must acknowledge you were abused. Admit it! Recognize the symptoms: depression, withdrawal, insecurity, guilt, shame, distrust, fear, doubt, tears. Our ideas of God suffer because we trusted people like we trusted God. Everything spiritual now...

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I picked the most orange of my paintings I could find and created this simple poster. Today in Canada we honour and grieve the countless indigenous bodies discovered across our nation. Let's continue to speak up for equality, justice, and respect for all people until it's accomplished!

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