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Despite a Messed-Up American Church, Why I Stay

Despite a Messed-Up American Church, Why I Stay

I spent time this past week reading two memoirs of recovering fundamentalists, Addie Zierman’s When We Were on Fire and Elizabeth Esther’s Girl at the End of the World. I was broken-hearted and nauseated by these books. The way that devotion to God can so easily turn into hate, rejection, pride, and abuse reminded me … Continue reading