Inner Healing and Working with Jesus (Updated)

Notice: the book being discussing throughout this article is "The Shining Man with Hurt Hands," by Ellis Skolfield. If you are a dissociative survivor, I do NOT recommend you read this book, as it is triggering and disturbing. Update: Because I do not believe that I have used as precise of language as I should … Continue reading Inner Healing and Working with Jesus (Updated)

A Letter to the Victims of Bride Ministries: Trauma Bonding, Education, and Healing

(Originally posted on: https://lorengrace.com/2019/01/18/a-letter-to-the-victims-of-bride-ministries-trauma-bond) To the Victims of Bride Ministries: Over the past couple of years, Carolyn and I have interacted with some of you, and have received emails from others of you, who have described your painful experiences with Duval, his "coaching" staff, his "support group" leaders, and some of his other clients. Some … Continue reading A Letter to the Victims of Bride Ministries: Trauma Bonding, Education, and Healing

On the “Selling of Prayers”

Today, Carolyn brought to my attention an advertisement that she received in her email from the sham of a ministry, "Bride Ministries," that the both of us used to be associated with. Although the journey was difficult, our Heavenly Father was gracious and merciful enough to open our eyes and free us from that bondage. … Continue reading On the “Selling of Prayers”