Homeschoolers Anonymous

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We’re excited to take part in a new community, Homeschoolers Anonymous, a venture put together by some of our bloggers joining together with others who’ve experienced abuse during their homeschooled years. Here is more information from Homeschoolers Anonymous! Former homeschoolers rally against abuse March 16, 2013 A group of former homeschoolers [Read more...]

Standing Up to Spiritual Abusers via Social Media Today #WhoWouldJesusSue

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by Vyckie Garrison Survivors of spiritual abuse are making a push today to call attention to the outrageous tactics employed by pastors and other religious leaders to silence their victims – specifically, we’re calling attention to Calvary Chapel pastor Bob Grenier’s lawsuit against his adult stepson, Alex Grenier who came forward to report that he was physically abused [Read More...]

Civility Pledge: Creating a Safe Environment for Constructive and Healing Conversation

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by Vyckie Garrison When it comes to a discussion of the inherently pernicious elements of the Quiverfull ideal, such as patriarchy, fundamentalism, bible “literalism,” Dominionism, etc., which result in the spiritual abuse of Christian women and their families, it is too easy to be sarcastic, condescending, harsh, [Read more...]

Two Simple Statements

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by Samantha By the time I was a sophomore at an extremely conservative Christian college, I had gone through twelve years at an IFB church and been manipulated and bullied by quiverful and patriarchal teachings. My family had been excommunicated from the church, and friends I had [Read more...]

Spiritual Abuse at The ROC: Following God

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by Following God (Editor note: People coming out of The ROC have been congregating online at the Richmond Outreach Center Recovery Group on Facebook. Their mission is to help disillusioned former members of The ROC in their recovery from spiritual abuse. This young lady’s story is a brief one but she wishes [Read more...]