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“Rocky” Arguments and a Double Standard

3 October 2013, 06:00

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  Many people over the years have expressed concern with the way Bill Gothard misuses Scripture—not to mention basic logic—in his attempts to validate his dogmatic pseudo-spiritual requirements for “successful” living. A friend of mine recently shared a document (pictured) obtained while attending an IBLP (Institute in Basic Life Principles) conference on effective communication. In […]

Confido

28 February 2013, 06:00

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Confido by Will Boyd I was taught that what “we believe” is right That familiarity must be good That strong convictions make perfect faith I was challenged, sharpened, sent out into the world To argue for the validity of what “we know” The “world” couldn’t see it, they just saw minority opinions and naïveté And […]

Creating a Rebellious Heart

21 March 2012, 06:05

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Two short months before leaving for Russia, I was blessed with the opportunity to travel Europe with my mom, both grandmothers, and my aunt. It had been a lifelong dream of my 88-year-old grandmother, and I relished every second of it. One of the days that had the most impact on me was the trip […]

The “Joy” and Power of Guilt

13 August 2011, 12:00

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Humble and proud. Guilty and righteous.  Loving and judging. They sound like opposites, don’t they? Maybe that is because they are. However, during my time in ATI, they often were so mixed that I was a bit confused as to their meaning. It was totally unacceptable to be proud, of course. God resists the proud, […]