ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Julie Anne's Personal Stories, SPIRITUAL SOUNDING BOARD

Washington Post Article on Investigative Bloggers and Advocates: Wartburg Watch, Spiritual Sounding Board, Ashley Easter, Jules Woodson, Kelly Haines, etc.

But what it means is that we are being taken seriously. I think that gives us a bit more credibility. When we reach out to church leaders and ask questions, they will know we mean business.

ABUSE & VIOLENCE IN THE CHURCH, Christian Love, Domestic Violence and Churches, Going Back to Church Again, Leaving the Church, Sexual Abuse/Assault and Churches, Spiritual Abuse

Why Don’t Young People go to Church?

  *** My friend, Pastor Jeff Crippen, who blogs about domestic violence at A Cry for Justice posted the following note on the A Cry for Justice Facebook page and I asked pretty please if I could share it with you. Yes, I really did say, "pretty please."  LOL Sadly, at Spiritual Sounding Board, we do often… Continue reading Why Don’t Young People go to Church?

Spiritual Encouragement, Spiritual Sounding Board Forum, SSB Sunday Gathering, Stories of Hope

SSB Sunday Gathering – August 3, 2014

*** Spiritual Sounding Board  - This is our place to gather and share in an open format.  Feel free to join in the discussion.       *** This is your place to share your church struggles and concerns. Let's also use it as a time to encourage one another spiritually. What have you found spiritually… Continue reading SSB Sunday Gathering – August 3, 2014

Compassion in Action, Recovery Process, Spiritual Encouragement, SSB Sunday Gathering, Stories of Hope

SSB Sunday Gathering – July 27, 2014

* Spiritual Sounding Board  - This is our place to gather and share in an open format.  Feel free to join in the discussion.  * *** As many of you know, I've gone back to school and am currently taking classes over the summer. In my sociology class, we are reading Amazing Grace, by Jonathan Kozol.… Continue reading SSB Sunday Gathering – July 27, 2014

Spiritual Encouragement, SSB Sunday Gathering

SSB Sunday Gathering – July 20, 2014

Spiritual Sounding Board  - This is our place to gather and share in an open format.  Feel free to join in the discussion. ***   *** This is your place to share your church struggles and concerns. Let's also use it as a time to encourage one another spiritually. What have you found spiritually encouraging lately?… Continue reading SSB Sunday Gathering – July 20, 2014

Spiritual Encouragement, SSB Sunday Gathering

SSB Sunday Gathering – July 13, 2014

*** Spiritual Sounding Board  - This is our place to gather and share in an open format.  Feel free to join in the discussion.   *** This is your place to share your church struggles and concerns. Let's also use it as a time to encourage one another spiritually. What have you found spiritually encouraging lately?… Continue reading SSB Sunday Gathering – July 13, 2014

BLOG INFORMATION, SPIRITUAL SOUNDING BOARD

Spiritual Sounding Board Update

 *** *** Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 *** I wanted to let you all know… Continue reading Spiritual Sounding Board Update

Doug Phillips & Vision Forum, Homeschool Movement, Lourdes Torres vs Doug Phillips lawsuit, Patriarchal-Complementarian Movement, Sexual Abuse/Assault and Churches, Vision Forum

Lourdes Torres-Manteufel vs Doug Phillips Lawsuit Informational Resource Page

*     *     *     *     *     *     * This is an ongoing reference post following the Lourdes Torres-Manteufel vs. Douglas Phillips lawsuit. It includes key information on the case, court documents, background story, key individuals, links to news articles, etc. *     *     *     *     *     *     *       *     *     *     *     *     *     *… Continue reading Lourdes Torres-Manteufel vs Doug Phillips Lawsuit Informational Resource Page

SPIRITUAL SOUNDING BOARD

Thanksgiving Wishes

*     *     * Wishing A Very Happy Thanksgiving to SSB readers! I'm so thankful for all the kindness and support you've shown me and the other participants here.  For some, it is life changing.   Thank you!   I found a little something to share: *     *    … Continue reading Thanksgiving Wishes