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In yesterdays post I wrote a short biography. For over a week my son has been suggesting that I write one. Turns out, it was a good suggestion. I mentioned that I was raised in a dictatorial ministry. I also mentioned that the experience(s) shaped me as a person. There is another side, lest someone think that the experience only made me legalistic, let me elaborate. I can best explain, with a list.
Surviving a Dictatorial Ministry (Leaders) Causes:
- A broken heart
Broken Heart-I was hurt.
God is love, what happened?
Anger-How could God allow this to happen?
I had to learn who God is. My perception, I thought that He was always angry at me and took pleasure in punishing me.
Bitternes-All churches/pastors are the same.
It is hard not to think this way.
Skepticism-I (everyone) was always told what to do, and never allowed…
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