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FAQ Highlight — What about divorce?

Our position on divorce: We believe that marriage is a covenant, the terms of which are the vows. Habitual, unrepentant, violation of those vows destroys the covenant and entitles the wronged spouse to divorce, though does not require it. The Bible sets out covenant-destroying sins: desertion and abuse  (1 Cor. 7:15) – abuse is a form …

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Thursday Thought — 2equal1: a ‘ministry’ to avoid

Recently one of our Facebook readers told us of the horrific experience she had with 2equal1 Marriage Ministries.  Her personal contact with the Australian directors revealed that they are not only ignorant as to the mentality and tactics of abusers but they twist and distort biblical scriptures and doctrines. We wanted our readership to know that …

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Another Example of “Biblical Counseling” that is Enslaving

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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Thursday Thought — Who really has a High View of Marriage?

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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Thursday Thought — Profaning God’s name with false vows

Victims deserve to be consoled with the truth that God hates a certain kind of marriage — the kind of marriage that profanes his name due to false vows. (Pastor Dietrich Wichmann) (The above quote was taken from Ps. Wichmann’s guest post — False Vows do not a Covenant Make)

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False Vows do not a Covenant Make – by Pastor Dietrich Wichmann

UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, …

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