NLQ Featured Writer: Shelly Cruz

Time Heals All Wounds by Shelly Cruz(1) The Model of a Christian Woman (2) It was a Beautiful Vision of Faith to Me (3) My Very Own Titus 2 Friend! (4) Everything was so Confusing to Me Now (5) A Leap Of Faith (6) Cecelia’s Secret (7) A Godly, God-Fearing Man (8) Somehow, I Lost My Entire Identity (9) Draw Near to God (10) It’s in the Lord’s Hands … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Tess Willoughby

Justice is No Lady by Tess WilloughbyPrologue: Final Break (1) Twisted Communion (2) First Prison Break (3) Company of the Faithful (4) Second Prison Break and the Norfolk Years (5) In Pursuit of Biblical Theology (6) In Which Nate Takes Up Racquetball (7) Spiritual Adultery (8) Backlash (9) Terrorists, Far and Near (10) My Right To Be Heard (11) Jack, The One I LostMore by Tess:That Evil Feminist Movie, “Tangled” … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Whisper Rain

No Charity in the Remnant by Whisper Rain(1) The Sinner's Prayer (2) Just Follow (3) Rebellion (4) Biblical Proof (5) They had freedom and liberty and so many choices … (6) Finally! (7) She Trusted Them Because She Trusted God … … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: LivingForEternity

Family Man, Family Leader by LivingForEternityIntro: Happily Recovering from the Devastating Effects of Doug Phillips and Vision Forum Views (1) The father-god in Lamb’s Wool (2) To Train a Child – What a Train Wreck (3) Created to be His Help Meet – Help I’ve Created a Monster. Part 1 (4) Created to be His Help Meet – Help I’ve Created a Monster. Part 2 The Balance Shifts In Conclusion … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Sierra

Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network member, Sierra blogs at The Phoenix and the Olive Branch Emotional Incest Series by SierraEmotional Incest Part 1: The Junior Wife Emotional Incest Part 2: The Momma's Boy and the Other Woman Emotional Incest Part 3: The Bottom LineDaughter of the Patriarchy series by Sierra:A Terrible Secret Anything you can do, I can do in a skirt! Old- Girl in Young-Girl Disguise Scooby Doo and the Angel A Jewel or a Trash Can Hello, Miss Dog-Meat Two Snakes and a Virgin – the Serpent’s Seed Hairspray Casualties Signs Daughter of the Barren The Atheist The Sickness ~ Pt 1 The Sickness ~ Pt 2 “Why do you look that cow in t … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Bruce Gerencser

Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network member, Bruce Gerencser blogs at The Way Forward.Bruce Gerencser spent 25 years pastoring Independent Fundamental Baptist, Southern Baptist, and Christian Union churches in Ohio, Michigan, and Texas. Bruce attended Midwestern Baptist College in Pontiac, Michigan. He is a writer and operates The Way Forward blog. Bruce lives in NW Ohio with his wife of 32 years. They have 6 children, and five grandchildren. Family Driven Faith by Bruce Gerencser A Former Independent Fundamental Baptist Pastor’s Perspective on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood(1) God's Highest Calling (2) It's Good to be Free (3) Rebuilding … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Wandering One

I Am So Much More Than a Maiden of Virtue by Wanderingone(1) I Learned To Keep My Fear Of Hell To Myself (2) Cousins (3) Biblical Chastisement (4) Little Things … [Read more...]

NLQ Featured Writer: Tapati

Tapati McDaniels is a freelance writer who started a forum designed to meet the needs of former Hare Krishna devotees at http://www.gaudiya-repercussions.com. She is working on a memoir and her personal blog can be found athttp://tapati.livejournal.com. Patriarchy Across Cultures by TapatiConnecting The Dots: Patriarchy Across Cultures (Intro.) (1) Living in the Material World (2) Summer of Transcendental Love (3) All Things Must Pass (4) Over The Rainbow (5) Magic man (6) I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) (7) I Will Lay Me Down A Lifetime Commitment: Initiation From Generation to Generation No Turning Back Vegetarian for God (8) What It’s Like To Sing T … [Read more...]

Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network: The Fine Print …

The Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network is open to all bloggers who are survivors of spiritual abuse regardless of what faith tradition they come from or where they are at now spirituality-wise.Part of the success of the SASBN is our willingness to cooperatively work together and cross-promote the blogs and blog posts of other network participants. Individual members are encouraged to post links to the SASBN member blogs on the sidebar of their blogs and link to, crosspost, or discuss SASBN articles as a source of blogging material and discussion topics.It is not required, however, to link to every blog in the network. We are aware that the diversity of the Spiritual Abuse … [Read more...]

NLQ Quote Worthy …

A person depleated of all that is them is one who loses the heart to extend love to others. In the end they do not have a servant's heart..they develop a slave's heart of bitterness and resentment. What they need is freedom. - Sisterlisa Bertolini … [Read more...]