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Although I understand that good things still happen in IFB churches and that many people are brought to the Lord and salvation, I still believe that the IFB operates much like a cult.Afterall, God can use a cult to bring people to him. If a cyber attack took down the national power grid, would you be ready? You’ll learn what it means to be absolutely powerless. American Blackout, National Geographic Channel’s two-hour, edge-of-your-seat movie event imagines the story of a national power failure in the United States caused by a cyberattack — told in real time, over 10 days, by those who kept filming on cameras and phones.When discussing this with a good friend of mine he told me not to throw the baby out with the bath water, implying that I should just filter out the bad stuff that I see/experience and keep the good stuff.When it comes to church, however, I find it unacceptable that there should be such “bad stuff”.I will let you, the reader, determine which applies to you and your unique situation.
It is wrong and dangerous to ignore/dismiss abuse on the grounds that good is also happening.While I can’t say that every IFB church is run in a spiritually abusive manner since that would be an impossible claim to knowledge, I can easily infer, based on my experience with multiple IFB churches and based on others who I’ve talk to or shared their stories on this site, that most are.Since leaving the IFB in 1999, I have encountered many people who have come from not only IFB churches, but also other Christian churches with similar experiences of spiritual abuse.Because of the definition of a cult I can’t say that the IFB is a cult exactly, however, it does have some cult characteristics which I will expose.For example the IFB churches that I have experienced, believe that a person can not truly be saved if they read a version of scripture other than the King James Version.
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