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Recovery Resources

This is a list of resources that I’ve found helpful on my journey to recovery. This isn’t a comprehensive list by any means but these are the ones that stick out most to me when…


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Myth: The Gospel is Offensive

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard Christians chalk up their failed evangelistic efforts to the excuse, “Of course people are rejecting our message, the Gospel is offensive to the world!” It’s almost…


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What I’m Grieving

A few weeks ago, Doug and Wendy Duncan hosted a recovery workshop weekend exclusively for former Honor Academy participants. Since I feel like I’ve already done the majority of my recovery work, I went in…



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20/20 Exposes Church Abuses

This past weekend, 20/20 aired a scathing expose on the widespread abuse happening within Independent Fundamentalist Baptist Churches (IFB). You can watch it here. The IFB is a loose association of churches that also have…


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Weekend Reading

Here are a few blog posts that stood out to me over the last month. I hope you like them as much as I do! 1) The Allure of Toxic Leaders We are apparently attracted…


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Shiloh’s Recovery Story

I’ve been thinking about my post H.A. experience for a while, I wanted to share it. I left the H.A. in the middle of my second year, spring 2008. I went home with an elitist…



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Don’t Piss on the Party!

Predictably, some commenters on Monday’s post felt the need to specify that you know, grace isn’t cheap. We can’t get forgiven unless we really mean it, etc. God, I’m so tired of that message. Anytime…


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Who Cares?

Every time this song comes on the radio, it reminds me of the Honor Academy. Sing along in freedom. 🙂 Who cares if you disagree?You are not meWho made you king of anything?So you dare…