A Father Shares the Fallout His Family is Facing after Being in a High-Controlling Church

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Spiritual abuse, children, mental health, high-controlling church, NAR, New Apostolic Reformation


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Special note:  I am in Chicago until 11/5 and would love to get together with survivors or those interested in helping survivors. If you would like to meet up, please contact me and let’s see if we can arrange a gathering.  spiritualsb@gmail.com   ~Julie Anne

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Today, we are going to read a brief personal story from Andrew. Andrew shares with us the harm his family faced and is still facing after being in a high-controlling, abusive church for 15 years.

There are a number of thoughts that struck me when reading his words.

  • First, Andrew seems to have a good understanding of what he and his family endured, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Sometimes this process can take years.
  • Secondly, he is not minimizing or trying to move past the current emotional and mental state…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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1 Response to A Father Shares the Fallout His Family is Facing after Being in a High-Controlling Church

  1. Lily Carmen, Toronto says:

    Thanks for sharing this family’s story. It is so important to get the truth out where it belongs: in the open!
    Regarding your ministry, sexual abuse within “churches” is the lowest form of breaking trust there can be. I applaud you for doing what you’re doing. Here in Toronto, North America’s Sodom and Gomorrah, things are looking very bleak. It is frightening.

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