Identifying “Spiritual Abuse”

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Within organized religious institutions, the manipulation and pressure over “performance” issues perpetuated by people in positions of authority are common, but not easily recognizable. The effects should be characterized as “spiritual abuse” initiated from a misuse of power and influence by leaders who lack humility …

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Russia Bans “Extremist” Jehovah’s Witnesses

Several European news agencies have reported that Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses are to be listed as an “extremist organization” and will effectively be banned in Russia.

Living Was Hard Work

by Barbara Anderson The year was 1919. He was seven, the oldest of four surviving children. He was his immigrant father’s workhorse who was ordered to do man-sized jobs. Therefore, to keep the family warm, the child, not the father, often walked the long, wind-whipped …

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