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The Cave

26 September 2013, 06:00

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Once upon a time, there was a cave, and in this cave, there were a group of people who were captives. They had been there since birth and knew no other life. Indeed, they did not even know they were captives. These captives were chained in such a way that they were always looking at […]

Does Jesus Love Me?

19 September 2013, 06:00

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Jesus loves me. I need to know this. Like, not some kind of empty platitude I say or others say to me. I need to KNOW this. Not like something I sing on a Sunday morning after watching my parents rush around, getting us ready for church. Looking like a perfect child, putting on the […]

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 […]

A Call for Discernment

7 October 2011, 11:02

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Recovering Grace in many ways is a result of the efforts of other Christian leaders who throughout the 80’s and 90’s tried to warn of the dangers inherent in the teachings of Bill Gothard, the Advanced Training Institute, and the Institute in Basic Life Principles. Although many people involved with Gothardism did not listen, some of us […]

Questioning God

6 August 2011, 02:11

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God, I know the Bible says you are good. But I need to experience it for myself! God, if you are good, show me! This was my prayer over eight years ago. After working at the Institute in Basic Life Principles headquarters office for four years, I was preparing to return home. I didn’t know […]