June 9, 2011

One Mother's Journey (Spiritual abuse at Crossing Church in Elk River MN)

I was just made aware of this very sad story:

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
Chapter 18....Losing Curtis?

So what changed, what happened, what came into our home that caused so much destruction? A church, Matthew 7:15-20, a place I trusted my son would be safe, a place where I believed my son could and would glorify God, a place that should give hope and reflect joy, show love, seek peace, be kind and gentle, practice and teach self-control. This place I sent my child with blessing has become my biggest nightmare to date. As I look at my family today, I feel like saying this “church” destroyed my family but instead I will say that somehow in this nightmare, my heavenly Father will be glorified. I choose to believe that the darkness within those walls will be revealed. I choose to believe that His light will shine and show the evil that lurks there..Ephesians 5:13 But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them... That in my pain, in what I see as loss and destruction, through that my son will be rescued by the Rescuer and will someday use this as a mighty testimony to our Lord and Savior and His saving Grace.

My sons involvement at the Crossing Church in Elk River, Mn started around Easter 2010. He was invited by a friend to come play on the worship team, his friend that I trust and who I know loves my kid...
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