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The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 4: The Pre-Abuse Set-up

28 June 2012, 20:26

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The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 4: The Pre-Abuse Set-up We continue our Thursday series blogging through “The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse.” The first post in the series is here. These two statements are both true: 1) The perpetrator is always responsible for the abuse, and 2) Some people seem pre-disposed to wind […]

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 3: Abused Christians

21 June 2012, 06:00

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The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 3: Abused Christians We continue our Thursday series blogging through “The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse.” The first post in the series is here. This chapter is about how people who have experienced spiritual abuse have a lot in common with those who have had other abusive experiences. […]

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 2: Spiritual Abuse Is Not New

14 June 2012, 06:00

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The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 2: Spiritual Abuse Is Not New We continue our Thursday series blogging through “The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse.” The first post in the series is here.   Are the spiritual relationships you have bringing the rest Jesus promised or do you find just more toil and weariness? […]

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 1: “Help Me…”

7 June 2012, 06:00

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The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Chapter 1: “Help Me…” We continue our Thursday series blogging through “The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse.” The first post in the series is here.   What is Spiritual abuse? How does it occur? Are you a victim? The chapter begins with a meeting with Jeri, who had sought […]

Introduction to The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

31 May 2012, 06:00

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Today marks the beginning of a new Thursday series blogging through the book The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse by David Johnson and Jeff Van Vonderen. Many thanks to the team of former ATI parents and students who have consented to contribute to this series. Their input has been invaluable. If you’d like to read along, […]