5 Steps of Recovery from Spiritual Abuse

Here are 5 steps to recovering from abuse. I am focusing on spiritual abuse in particular: Admit that it happened. What I find with many people who’ve experienced abuse is that they can’t believe that such a thing happened to them in the church. It is repugnant to them that…

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in advocacy of agony

“… there is no proper public, no listener to adequately receive their testimony” (Slavoj Žižek) Surely the key feature of Christianity is its advocacy of agony. Primo Levi suggested that Hitler did things so appalling to Jews in concentration camps that no one would believe it unless they had been…

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Guilty As Accused

Last night I was told about someone… he and his whole family… life-long members of the Christian church… they left the church (not mine but theirs) for certain reasons. They are incredibly wounded because of things that were done to them. Without going into detail… they are done with church.…

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