Sharing Truth with a Message Believer Part 3

Questions/facts about Branham/the message: Touching the surface of 4 categories to start; prophesies, honesty, signs, healings, and doctrines. Prophesies Read Duet 18:20-22. If Branham had any prophecies that did not happen, would that make him a false prophet? …Have you ever thought to fact check the prophecies you’ve heard of happening? Municipal bridge vision: Podcast: […]

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Sharing Truth with a Message Believer Part 2

Some great questions to get started: Read 2 Timothy 3:16-17, Proverbs 30:5, and Isaiah 40:8. Where is your standard of truth… Is it the Bible? Read 1 John 4, 1 Thessalonians 5:21, Acts 17:10-11, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15 and Revelation 2:2: Shouldn’t we put Branham under the test? If not, why? Hypothetically, If the Bible said […]

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Sharing Truth with a Message Believer Part 1

I recently shared a series on my YouTube channel to help those with loved ones in the Message cult, otherwise known as Branhamism. As with starting any difficult conversation, how you navigate the conversation depends on your relationship with the person and their level of emotional intelligence.  A few general things to keep in mind: […]

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Modesty Culture is Blaming the Wrong Person

Purity culture, while it may have many important Biblical messages, focused more on legalism than guarding one’s heart against sin. In this article I wish to address one small part of Purity culture that I believe needs to be revisited; that is the issue of Christian modesty. 

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What is Branhamism?

In my book, “Where the Willow Weeps”, I share my story of how I grew up in a cult, left it, and found freedom in Christ. In the next several YouTube videos (this blog/video included), I will recount that story, in less detail than my book, to give ya’ll a summary and get a chance […]

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Can we stop fearing fear?

“…let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself” Franklin D Roosevelt You’ve heard the Roosevelt quote before, the only thing to fear is fear itself. This post is meant to challenge the way that quote is tossed around.  Growing up, this quote was plastered onto men’s t-shirts, […]

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God’s Response to Anxiety

It felt appropriate after last week’s blog post and video about depression to also share God’s attitude on and response to anxiety. I’ve just recently finished the first draft of my devotional book for people struggling with anxiety that I plan on publishing this fall. That being said, I’ve been surrounded by Bible verses that […]

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God’s attitude on depression

What is God’s attitude on depression? I mentioned in my last blog post that the supposedly “Christian” leader of the cult I grew up in taught that people with depression were not Christians. His foundation for this was that Christians are supposed to be “Joyful” and “Blessed”.1 (see quote in post footnotes) What He said […]

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Why I’m passionate about mental illness

In this blog post, I’ll share my experience with how Christianity and mental have illness overlapped, and why I care so much about it. If you’ve been around a minute you might know that I struggle with clinical anxiety and have gone through seasons of depression in the past, but this alone is not why […]

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