Purity culture, while it may have many important Biblical messages, focused more on legalism than guarding one’s heart against sin. In this article I wish to address one small part of Purity culture that I believe needs to be revisited; that is the issue of Christian modesty.
In my book, “Where the Willow Weeps”, I share my story of how I grew up in a cult, left it, and found freedom in Christ. In the next several YouTube videos (this blog/video included), I will recount that story, in less detail than my book, to give ya’ll a summary and get a chance […]
What is God’s attitude on depression? I mentioned in my last blog post that the supposedly “Christian” leader of the cult I grew up in taught that people with depression were not Christians. His foundation for this was that Christians are supposed to be “Joyful” and “Blessed”.1 (see quote in post footnotes) What He said […]
The other day I was thinking about how my blog and social media has shifted over the years since I started and I asked myself, what is my focus? I wrote a memoir about leaving a cult and now I’m writing a devotional book for people who struggle with anxiety or depression. Do those things […]
In this blog post I reflect on writing my first book, “Where the Willow Weeps”, my story growing up in the cult of Branhamism (otherwise known as The Message) and how I found freedom in Christ. In this post I talk about some of the backlash I got in response to my memoir and my motivation for writing it in the first place.