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Things Are Not Always What They Seem

I’m slowly going through the book, The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, and I can’t recommend it highly enough. I hope the author won’t mind me excerpting a page here that really speaks to the…


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Why Are the Videos Gone?

In response to my posts this week critiquing Dave Hasz’s leadership and Ron Luce’s teaching, Teen Mania decided to take down all their videos. That seems like a really odd response to me. If Teen…


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Ron Luce and the Myth of Vision

It has become popular over the past several years to equate the modern western word “vision” with the Biblical term “vision.” Our modern word implies a picture of the future that you pursue with passion…


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Ron Luce – Well Meaning Wolf?

In my research, I came across an interesting blog post by a man who had been to an ATF. The title of this post comes from him. Unfortunately, he has since deleted his blog. Luckily,…


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Teen Mania’s Military Fascination

What is with this fascination with military imagery and training? I really don’t get it. Does Jesus reflect this in his ministry? The only time Jesus ever got confrontational was with the Pharisees. He didn’t…


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Blame the Victim – Ron Luce Does!

One of the more cruel abuses of the Honor Academy is blaming the victim. If you are depressed, sick, can’t seem to feel God’s presence, or any other hard situation – it’s usually because you…


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Pillars of the Honor Academy

According to the handbook, there are 4 Honor Academy pillars. They are: VisionDiscplineWisdomLeadership I would certainly agree that these are emphasized throughout the year. However, when its all said and done, you are left with…