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Some Pastors Think They Get to Control the Details of Your Lives, Even the Colors of Clothes You Wear

*** Pastors who use their assumed position of authority to control personal lives. *** for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Hebrews 13:17 *** This is finals week at school, so in the interest of time, I'm going to resurrect an old post from March of… Continue reading Some Pastors Think They Get to Control the Details of Your Lives, Even the Colors of Clothes You Wear

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Tony Miano: A Case Study in Spiritual Abuse and Bully Behavior

*** Digging a little deeper, analyzing the public words and behavior of Tony Miano. Does his behavior reflect a spiritual abuser and bully?  Is this a man who should be in public ministry open air preaching and evangelizing? ***   A reader sent me a link to Tony Miano's Facebook page cover photo (larger photo).   Miano describes it:… Continue reading Tony Miano: A Case Study in Spiritual Abuse and Bully Behavior

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When Sharing Concerns or Asking Pastors Questions Leads to Spiritual Abuse

*     *     * Questioning authority or raising concerns can be the litmus test to see if your pastor is spiritually abusive or not. *     *     * *     *     * Oh boy, is this a biggie.  I was really moved when this topic come… Continue reading When Sharing Concerns or Asking Pastors Questions Leads to Spiritual Abuse