It was like prison but I forgive you.

I’ve never been to prison but it felt like imprisonment at MCF. Yet I loved the place too. And the congregation. Like you all. But not the partiality presumptions shunnings forced obedience to do NOTHING. The forced obedience to do nothing – and At threat of loss of salvation. That was horrific. Soul destroying. MonthContinue reading “It was like prison but I forgive you.”

So why do I not blame myself?

I occasionally get asked this. Well, I sort-of grew up in MCF (Melbourne Christian Fellowship). My Dad got sucked in when I was 10 years old. And, although I didn’t start going regularly until I was 17, I had become a firm believer in its Bible-based reformationist teachings because of Dad and the books heContinue reading “So why do I not blame myself?”

The Jerusalem Passion (Oratorio)

While writing my post on Murray Wylie, I played his beautiful oratorio on YouTube. At this point of the clip I burst into weeping: I wept for the loss and waste. For Murray and his depression. The lost friends. The remembrance of the purity of that presentation. It’s lost vision. The original promise. Of theContinue reading “The Jerusalem Passion (Oratorio)”

Why am I blogging this?

As I mentioned in an answer to PW’s comment, I feel a need to NOT have this just ‘forgotten and swept under the carpet’. I have indeed lost the best 25 years of my life. I can never be young again. Yes I have a family and am now happy in a new church. ButContinue reading “Why am I blogging this?”

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