Damaged Disciples: Casualties of Authoritarian Churches and the Shepherding Movement, Ron and Vicki Burks, 1992. Ron was taught to subject himself totally to his disciplers in the shepherding movement. Vicki was taught to submit to her husband. This is their story of struggling to break free and rebuild their lives. For Vicki, it is the story of rescuing her “self” from non-being. Ron later earned his PhD. in counseling and was on staff at Wellspring. Here is his dissertation, Cognitive Impairment In Thought Reform Environments.
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Good things from my WebsitesEmergent Church opposes Christianity Read this article by Pastor Cox exposing the Emergent Church foundational opposition to basic Christianity
In this article Pastor Cox explains that the "newest" movement in Christianity is not where Christianity is going, nor is it the essentials of New Testament faith and practice, but it is a false religion
1. What is the Emergent Church Movement?
2. The Word of God vs the Emergent Church
Enter the Emergent Church. Now the award of right and wrong is based on some criteria, and the person setting that criteria is God. But the Emergent Church comes along and now makes a frontal attack on Christianity by saying that nobody can presume to say they are right, and others are wrong. The Bible is just "fuzzy", and nobody can definitively know what is truth or what is error.---All Doctrine is Wrong.
2.Salvation is silly, and Incorrect
3. The Real Attack against Christianity
4. Emerging Church Characteristics
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