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13 years ago
CultStalkker
Do they exist in any sort of formal or informal fashion? Support groups are excellent for things like leaving abusive or destructive relationships with people or places. With moving on with a major life change from a major life event. And making it easier to talk about things because you are with people who understand, there is less explaining to do. I still find it hard to make sense of my time
Forum: Recovery from Destructive Cults and Groups
13 years ago
CultStalkker
If someone is using AA to hurt people someone should tell the AA community. They are some real tough people who take the group incredibly serious. I went to a meeting as part of training when I worked in a inpatient 12 step behavior mod program. I wouldn't want to be the one tarnishing the name of the group that saved their lives. AA is some real real powerful stuff. Everyone should go to a
Forum: Recovery from Destructive Cults and Groups
13 years ago
CultStalkker
It took away the purity of the bible's intentions. Leaving a cult may leave a person with some symptoms of post traumatic stress and the bible is going to be a huge trigger as it was used to instill those things that made the group a cult and destructive. It was the anchor of control and someone who is trying to regain the control may want to do that on their own. After they are able to redi
Forum: Recovery from Destructive Cults and Groups
13 years ago
CultStalkker
It was an order of protection for stalking. Hence my name...
Forum: Destructive Churches
13 years ago
CultStalkker
What is the deal with Vineyard Churches? There seems to have been a lot of the same concerns with their practices and doctrine that have been voiced about Maranatha. I know that the cult leader of the Maranatha Inc I was involved with was a Vineyard "pastor". That was until the majrity of his congregation left... They also put a lot of emphasis on the music which within the context of e
Forum: Destructive Churches
13 years ago
CultStalkker
I appeared in court today to face charges that arouse when a member tried to prevent me from contacting their family about the history, practices, and negative impact of Marantha on their life. It was a bs charge and my former girlfriend didn't even show up. Thankfully, I didnt have to testify which was very rare. The judge saw my statements and defenses and didn't seem to find it n
Forum: Destructive Churches
13 years ago
CultStalkker
So, I dated a girl who is in The Maranatha Christian Church. To make a long and rediculous story short. She recently went and had an emergency order of protection entered against me in an attempt to keep me from talking to her parents about the group. She was also trying to hide the fact that she continued to call her ex boyfriend despite being married to the cult leaders son. Now, I have to go a
Forum: Destructive Churches
13 years ago
CultStalkker
Communication is a big key. Speak to the person you used to know while at the same time realizing that the person has changed. Be honest, assertive, and sensitive. You want to use conversation, communication, and questions to guide not to direct. There are going to be a lot of defensive walls so by guiding instead of directing there can be a chance to avoid some of the dead ends. And of course ge
Forum: Abusive and Controlling Relationships
13 years ago
CultStalkker
I feel that. I watched a group slowly disintegrate my ex's personality and dreams. Someone I planned on marrying and starting a family with. It was sickening to watch and it is sickening to thing about today. I wasn't sure I even knew what was going on the whole time. Im not sure what happened when I think about it today. She ended up getting married suddenly to the leaders way younger
Forum: Abusive and Controlling Relationships
13 years ago
CultStalkker
Maranatha didn't collapse or disband!!!!! They were only sleeping. They have been secretly building back up.
Forum: Abusive and Controlling Relationships
13 years ago
CultStalkker
They disbanded as a "federation" of "churches". They used to be a single corporaiton with Bob Weiner as the head dick. They are no longer a single corporation, they are a collection of idividual groups/corporations. They call it a "body". It is all legal language and babble. Everything is the same, but they no longer have an official (legal) h
Forum: Destructive Churches
13 years ago
CultStalkker
There has been discussion over the last 20 years between people on message boards and in the media that refers to Maranatha Campus Ministries/Maranatha Christian Church as having disbanded in 1989/1990. However, this cult has not disbanded or disappeared as a destructive movenement at all. Neither have they changed any of their destructive practices as one may also read. They have merely changed
Forum: "Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements"
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