I want to thank you guys for doing this podcast.
I grew up in the IFB movement. I went to the Hyles Anderson Youth Conferences. My family went to the Sword of the Lord Conference one year for vacation. We went to the camp meetings. I went to Christian school. I only used the KJV. I was a good girl. I fell in line. I felt like I was nothing compared to the Preacher Boys that I went to school and church with. I played the game. I looked the part.
I have lived through THREE IFB church splits in my 37 years. THREE!! The first one when I was only 6 years old, the second when I was a teenager, and the third when I was about 23 years old. I have seen the worst side of many good “church” people because of this.
I have recently just walked away from attending church all together because I was tired of constantly having my heart broken by the church. This podcast has really been a help to me, it’s the most “church” that I’ve gotten in a while. The first Lois McNair episode caused me to have to pull my car off the road because I was crying uncontrollably. I had never heard someone in the church tell me, as a female, that I mattered and that I was just as valuable as the Preacher Boys were. I always thought that I was the only person who felt this way. It made me feel so good to know that after all these years that I wasn’t the only one who was made to feel like this.
So, thank you guys. I truly appreciate all that you are doing for other people like me out there. And it would be great to hear some other ladies on the RFP. 🙂