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Experiences

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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chains, feet, sand

As a woman in the CFM cult we were also taught to obey the pastor’s wife

As a woman in the CFM cult we were taught to not only submit to the pastor. But also his wife. The “pastor’s wife”. Personally for me that brought more tormenting pressure of it’s own. As leaders of their own they are required to teach the younger women and teen girls the ropes of submission. …

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religion, faith, cross

I worship God in liberty

December 4, 2002, by a former member of the Potter’s House I am a former “Potter’s House” member. All the experiences shared by other ex-members sound very familiar, in fact they bring back bad memories! I can vouch that they are true representations of what goes on in this organization. My experience lasted five years …

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praying, god, christianity

“I prefer to serve God” – By a former 27 year member of Christian Fellowship Churches

September 7, 2002, by a former 27 year member of Christian Fellowship Churches I was a member of The Door for 27 years, but have now taken off the blinders. There are problems there that for so many years I chose to ignore. I hoped that things would change. Churches like “The Potter’s House” and …

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rain, drops, black and white

“Bringing the Gospel to the world often means restoring people who have been hurt in some way”

February 2002, by a former member of “The Door” I’m probably just one of many you have heard from over all the years in regarding “The Door.” It has been a long road back from my days with them from 1990-92 and their sister Fellowship “Praise Chapel.” I didn’t get saved at The Door, as …

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