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Leadership

There are also many different leadership styles. Authoritative, dictatorial, democratic, serving. And there are so many types of leadership in life. We grow up in families, with parents. In some cases, it may be other guardians. We go to school and have teachers. We get jobs and have bosses. We join sports teams and have …

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Why I left the church

In 1999, my family moved to the Netherlands. In South Africa we had attended a Pentecostal church, the Assemblies of God. In the Netherlands we searched for a new church. It took a year for me to find the Door, part of the Christian Fellowship Ministries (CFM). I was really impressed with the strict rules …

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The Dutch Government debating removing the Public Benefit Organization status of The Door Netherlands

These recent days, The Door Netherlands has come to the attention of the Dutch government because of an article about healing homosexuality (currently only available in Dutch). The Door, Potter’s House, or any other “church” under ‘Christian Fellowship Ministries’, holds a ‘Public Benefit Organization’ status. This means any donations they receive are deductible from taxes, …

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If I Were an Abuser, What Church Would I Want to Attend?

I am proud to feature the work of Dr. Nancy Murphy on my blog today. Dr. Murphy is a professor, Executive director of Northwest Family Life, and runs www.DVtraining.net to help educate churches in navigating issues of Domestic Violence. She has been my teacher and supervisor for the past 10 years and has greatly shaped my views on …

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