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Posted inTaboo

Questioning a shamanic ‘Love Camp’ at Auschwitz

Reading Time: 5 minutes OnlySky · Questioning a Shamanic Love Camp at Auschwitz | Becky Garrison In an email exchange with Eran Yoels, International School of Temple Arts (ISTA)‘s spokesperson for Israel, I inquired about ISTA’s connection to a shamanic “love camp” at Auschwitz that was posted on their website. He sent me the following response. “We, in ISTA, […]

Posted inReligious News

Without giving details, disgraced pastor Matt Chandler returns to pulpit

Reading Time: 7 minutes Three months after saying he’d step away from the pulpit indefinitely after admitting to an inappropriate online relationship with a woman on Instagram, Matt Chandler, pastor of the Village Church in Texas and one of the most well-known megachurch leaders in the country, was back in the pulpit on Sunday. He didn’t offer any details […]

Posted inEducation

Victim’s home vandalized after alleging abuse at Saskatoon Christian school

Reading Time: 3 minutes Caitlin Erickson, a woman who’s been speaking out against an abusive Christian school she attended in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, had her home vandalized this week. It came days after she and two other former classmates urged the provincial legislature to crack down on the school’s fundamentalist curriculum. Erickson made headlines in August after she and several […]

Posted inTaboo

International School for Temple Arts: sacred sexual community, or cult?

Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · International School For Temple Arts Sacred Sexual Community, Or Cult? | Becky Garrison Per the International School for Temple Arts (ISTA)’s website: “ISTA is part of a global transformational movement where human consciousness is being opened to its source as love and harmoniously integrating with other sentient kingdoms and dimensions.” This movement functions […]

Posted inReligious News

After Methodist pastor jailed for sexual assault, victim’s family sues church

Reading Time: 3 minutes A Florida family is suing leaders of Gulf Breeze Methodist Church, along with the local Methodist denomination itself, for allowing a pastor to sexually assault a little girl (who’s one of the plaintiffs). The lawsuit says Methodist church leaders at all levels failed to do enough to prevent the sexual assault. All of this started […]

Posted inReligious News

Pastor who gave kids ‘I ❤️ hot youth pastors’ stickers placed on leave

Reading Time: 3 minutes Days after Fairview Baptist Church youth pastor Cory Wall handed out “I ❤️ hot youth pastors” stickers to kids, the Greer, South Carolina church says he’s been “placed on administrative leave.” However, their statement is hardly an apology and fails to acknowledge why so many people in the community are upset. As I recently posted, after […]

Posted inReligious News

This church’s ‘I ❤️ hot youth pastors’ sticker raises many, many questions

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re a youth pastor at a church, and you’ve seen all the articles about youth pastors getting arrested or being sentenced to jail for sexually abusing kids, how on earth could you think it’s a good idea to hand out a sticker to children in your church saying “I ❤️ hot youth pastors”? Because that’s […]

Posted inLaw

Catholic League: Relax! Priests’ victims are “adolescents, not children”!

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2018, the public finally saw a Pennsylvania grand jury’s report into the Catholic Church’s abuses in six dioceses across the state. We learned that more than 300 priests were accused of abusing more than 1,000 children. The stories were absolutely horrific. Many of those priests were dead. Of those who were alive, some couldn’t […]

Posted inReligious News

New allegations of abuse have emerged at New Life Christian Church

Reading Time: 2 minutes While abuse scandals involving evangelical megachurch leaders such as Matt Chandler may garner international headlines, other stories of pastoral abuses often get under reported. Take the case of John B. Lowe, II, the pastor of New Life Christian Church (Warsaw, IN). He resigned during a church service on May 22, 2022, where he confessed his […]

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