Living a lie

I grew up as a PK/MK in a southern/independent baptist church. my parents were very strict with my siblings and I (I’m the 2nd born of 4), we were not allowed to talk, sleep, or play during church. We had to sit in the front row, where my dad could see us while...

Relationship > Religion

First off I just wanted to say thank you for the podcast, thank you for what you do. Thank you for challenging people and keeping Jesus first. You guys and your stories and what all you have done in these past months has been pretty amazing. I came a long your podcast...

David Benoit story

Hey guys, Enjoyed today’s podcast with Northworst, just wanted to share this David Benoit story after y’all mentioned him on the podcast. He came to the church I was attending in the 90’s to preach a conference on the evils for Rock music and Hollywood in general. The...

Recovering

My parents joined an IFB church in the late 80s when I was five years old.  I believe the church was started by a Bob Jones graduate about a decade before.  It held BJU in extremely high regard—i.e. the vast majority of staff at the church and its Christian school...

I became a stigma, and it changed my life.

I grew up in the home of an IFB preacher/pastor/prison missionary.  We had strict standards, attended a certain camp meeting 3 times a year. I had always heard that if you weren’t IFB then you weren’t right.  Not from my household, but from the preaching...

From Fundamentalist to Nazarene

You guys have probably seen me blowing y’all up online (sorry for that), but I figured I’d still share my story in a more complete fashion. First off, I want to sincerely thank you guys for making your podcast. I cannot express how meaningful it has been...