The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse

The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse: Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church by David Johnson and Jeff VanVonderen is a great book that we regularly refer to in WGA’s program. So many people dealing with...
What is Addiction? How Do I Know If I Have a Problem?

What is Addiction? How Do I Know If I Have a Problem?

When considering any topic, it is helpful to define the terms being used.  In a talk I present called “Understanding Addiction,” I offer a few definitions.  From Webster’s Dictionary, “Addiction is the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something...
Sexual Abuse, an Expanded Definition

Sexual Abuse, an Expanded Definition

Sexual abuse is common in the history of the men and women that come to Where Grace Abounds. These types of experiences can have unique and lasting effects in a person’s life. This is one of the reasons we offer support and services specific to abuse. Sometimes a...
5 Essentials for Tackling an Addiction to Pornography

5 Essentials for Tackling an Addiction to Pornography

Pornography is a huge problem today. According to a report put together by Covenant Eyes, both men and women are using porn: The following percentages of men say they view pornography at least once a month: 18-30-year-olds, 79%; 31-49-year-olds, 67%; 50-68-year-olds,...
Here’s What We Are Reading: All But Invisible

Here’s What We Are Reading: All But Invisible

For many years the intersection of gay identity and Christian identity in the United States was a virtual no-man’s land. In All But Invisible, author Nate Collins explores the cultural background of this claim and outlines a vision for Christian community in which...