Tag Archives: Apostolic Pentecostal

UnBoxing Project: How you can help (Eleanor Skelton’s thoughts)

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on April 6, 2015, and is reprinted with permission. < Part Twelve When we became “conductors,” we learned that getting out and finding freedom is messy, and everyone’s situation is different.

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UnBoxing Project: How you can help (Cynthia Jeub’s thoughts)

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 15, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Eleven Here are Cynthia Jeub’s concluding thoughts. Rescuing people from cults is not an item to check off of a to-do list.

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UnBoxing Project: Gissel’s story

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 12, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Eight In July 2014, Ashley came over to my apartment to visit one Saturday morning. Then Ashley got a text message from

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UnBoxing Project: Ashley’s story

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 9, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Five This is Ashley’s story. Content warning: victim-blaming, religious manipulation. Do you know what it’s like when You’re scared to see yourself?

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UnBoxing Project: Defecting from a cult

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 8, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Four Liz helped our network assist Racquel and Ashley. Here is her perspective. Nearly two years ago, I received text messages from

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UnBoxing Project: Racquel’s story

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published on Eleanor’s blog on March 7, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part Three This is Racquel’s story. Content warning: forced starvation, religious manipulation. Somehow I never imagined the inner peace and joy I felt

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UnBoxing Project: The trouble with freeing people

Eleanor Skelton blogs at eleanorskelton.com, is the news editor of the UCCS student newspaper, and is majoring in English and Chemistry. The following was originally published as “The Underground Railroad: Intro” on Eleanor’s blog on March 5, 2015, and is reprinted with permission.  < Part One Continued from Being an angel with a shotgun. “Eleanor, does your church teach the doctrine of

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