How I Left a Cult

"Now begin in the middle, and later learn the beginning; the end will take care of itself." ~Harlan Ellison, Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman I thought I had left this cult after two years, after my baby died. I now realize it has taken more like ten years. Ten years of slowly untangling myself and … Continue reading How I Left a Cult

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Book Review: Toxic Faith

Are you a religious addict? Is your church or group toxic to your soul? Even if you are certain these terms don't apply to you or your group, you might want to read this book anyway. I don't recommend Christian books very often. In the not-so-distant past it was a different story; I was always … Continue reading Book Review: Toxic Faith

The Prodigal Cynics

A recent Christian Post article featured a new author and her forthcoming book, When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love and Starting Over, by Addie Zierman. The author is 30 years old, a mother of two, and a self-described former church "cynic". She was raised in an evangelical church, participated … Continue reading The Prodigal Cynics