Baptist ‘Boot Camps’ in Need of Watchful Eyes

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond (Editor’s note: This was originally published on Baptist Taliban and Beyond on September 14, 2011 but the issue remains a crucial one in recovery as long as places like these and Hephzibah House remain open. The physical and emotional damage to children continues [Read More...]

How to Raise a Hypocrite

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond The Strong’s definition for ‘hypocrite’ in the New Testament is: “An actor under an assumed character, a stage player.” Websters New Collegiate Dictionary defines it: “A person who pretends to be what he or she is not; one who pretends to be better [Read More...]

Fun is Not in the Bible, You Say?

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by Cindy Foster cross posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond I borrowed this from a facebook status today. It reminded me of a particular notion The Preacher was ‘inspired’ with and later emphasized in a sermon. [Read more...]

“How Male-Dominated Religion Bleeds Women” Article Challenged and Explained

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by Cindy Foster cross-posted from her blog Baptist Taliban and Beyond After much time and thought, I felt it appropriate to address the concerns [Read more...]

The Most Blaring Contradiction Of All

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by Cindy Foster Recently, I read a poignantly and transparently written post at ‘Stuff Fundies Like’ titled “Pining for the Leeks and Garlic”.  Anyone with knowledge of the Old Testament accounts of Moses and the Children of Israel’s 40 year wilderness journey will immediately recognize the title’s significance. I’ve followed SFL [Read more...]