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Forum: Glorious Church Life! 08-27-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By eDh22
Re: Late 1970s Boston "storm"

So...the IRS audit that the brother speaks of in his letter (waiting to hear from admin how to remove the name)...could any of you confirm that it occurred? I've heard several times that people...
Forum: Glorious Church Life! 08-27-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By eDh22
Re: Late 1970s Boston "storm"

Thanks! I'm looking for the "edit" function so I can remove my assumption there. My intention is to understand the events so I can understand the people. I apologize for my error.

Is it not...
Forum: Glorious Church Life! 08-26-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By eDh22
Re: Late 1970s Boston "storm"

I came across this 1979 letter from, it looks to me, a Matt Anderson. It's a helpful contemporary narrative from someone who initially supported "the ministry" and then repented and was cast out.
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Forum: Glorious Church Life! 08-25-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By eDh22
Re: Late 1970s Boston "storm"

Thank you all for preserving and cataloguing your experiences and those of others who can no longer speak for themselves. I am grateful for the many first-hand accounts. I wish we had more recordings...
Forum: Glorious Church Life! 08-24-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By eDh22
Late 1970s Boston "storm"

Help! What was the "storm" in Boston in the late 1970s? Based on what I've read on this site, I'm under the impression that it was related to Boston-based Sal Benoit calling WL out on Daystar. I'm...
Forum: Extras! Extras! Read All About It! 08-21-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By eDh22
Mental health resources and hotlines

If you have an emergency or believe you are in a crisis situation, call 911 or your local emergency number immediately.

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline (https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/)...
Forum: Alternative Views - Click Here to Start New Thread 08-03-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,996
Posted By eDh22
Re: LGBTQ

SerenityLives, it's taken me several days to respond and I apologize for that. I was shocked and saddened by how people were speaking to you. I closed my browser and walked away. But I kept thinking...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 07-28-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,252
Posted By eDh22
Re: Hope for all you church kids

Not all I! I was heartily agreeing with you and my message was meant to second your post. Thank you so very much for all your ministering on this board.

:angel8:
Forum: The Local Church in the 21st Century 07-28-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,210
Posted By eDh22
Re: My personal testimony [TW: sexual assault]

HELP! On counseling. :(

If you have sought out counseling in association with experiences in the Local Churches, how did you do it?

After almost three decades of aligning with behavior, thought...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 07-25-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,252
Posted By eDh22
Re: Hope for all you church kids

Yes! When guided away from wrestling with faith, how could faith remain anything but superficial? When shielded like children, how can believers attain maturity?


In contrast:

And a man...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 03-12-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 402,828
Posted By eDh22
Re: How Much To Throw Out?

Too funny!

Your insight is greatly appreciated, Igzy. I'll "keep it real" and say "right on!"
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 03-12-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 402,828
Posted By eDh22
Re: How Much To Throw Out?

Beautiful
Truth

Thank you!
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 03-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 402,828
Posted By eDh22
Re: How Much To Throw Out?

I'm throwing out....the need to get or give a resounding AMEN after every uttered phrase! :lol:

I've been told over the years that I use A LOT of spoken fillers. I didn't realize how much until I...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 03-11-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By eDh22
Asking forgiveness from those we hurt while following the Lord's Recovery

Request: testimonies on asking forgiveness from those we hurt while following the Lord's Recovery.

Lying awake last night, I realized what was most pressing on me, what would be my biggest regret...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 11-01-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,449
Posted By eDh22
Re: Glad

Thank you for this word. There was a lot that I truly enjoyed in WL's ministry, I did I did. And there was a lot that I thought was a bit off the wall and at odds with the Word. I learned to take...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 11-01-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,449
Posted By eDh22
Re: Glad

I had not previously read through the Faithful Word website. Yikes!!! How appalling. It makes it clear to me that LR movement had cut itself off quite some time ago: "In 1986 Brother Lee issued a...
Forum: Spiritual Abuse Titles 09-09-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 33,763
Posted By eDh22
Re: Whistleblower

When I was meeting with the LCs and the hymn "I'm so happy in this lovely place" was called, I would laugh and roll my eyes. I wasn't "happy" and this place wasn't "lovely" but that's not why I was...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 06-07-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,012
Posted By eDh22
Re: Testimony of Ex Local Church Member

This testimony is incredible. It's just perfect. I am so grateful that you posted and that I found this just now. Joy's story resounds so clearly with me. Thank you!

Goodness, it's been about 12...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 04-01-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,863
Posted By eDh22
Re: Out of Egypt

I'm so glad to hear that you were able to leave so easily. Appropriately enough, at a Passover Seder dinner last night, I was sharing with a friend what is was like to leave the LCs and being forced...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 03-11-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,756
Posted By eDh22
Re: From a concerned parent

I also go back and forth on whether to use the "c-word" to describe my experience with the LCs. I do remember being chastised several times by adults in the LC during my college years, when I...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 12-09-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,014
Posted By eDh22
Re: Recovering from the Recovery - Requesting your Insight

I'm so sorry to hear about your son. What motivates him? Why has he joined and quit anything else in the past? For me, I am very values-driven and I finally left the LC people I loved and respected...
Forum: Regional Concerns 11-13-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,800
Posted By eDh22
Re: "A Brief History of the Lord's Move in Europe"

The funniest thing is how this document cites Lee and only Lee so heavily on each page ("then as Brother Lee points out"), as if he was the only person to cover the history of the Reformation. As a...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 11-13-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,945
Posted By eDh22
Re: How Many Are Former Members Of The Local Church

This made me cry, mostly about how complicit I was in the system. I had a set of "sister skirts" set aside for meetings. I practiced my "prophesying" so I could best come across as a good sister. I...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 07-30-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,014
Posted By eDh22
Recovering from the Recovery - Requesting your Insight

I really appreciate the welcome, and the insight I've received on this board after posting my story about leaving the "Lord's Recovery". In the last month, I've reached out to some "safe" people in...
Forum: Introductions and Testimonies 07-09-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By eDh22
Re: Good evening! My story - and thank you for yours

Oh goodness. The "blow up" to which I referred, which may or may not actually be the "latest", was I believe in 2008 and related to the Great Lakes. I apologize for my imprecise language - a kind...
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