Re: Ten Years After
- Ken said:
[Any ex member who laments being out of the fellowship needs some serious therapy.]
LOL! Yeah, that's for sure and some serious medication!
Shalom to you too!
--- In Escape_from_the_Fellowship@yahoogroups.com, kenhaining777 <no_reply@...> wrote:
> Jude said:
> [I have often wondered if Wayman reads these message boards or has
> scanning them making reports to him about the information traded on
> them. I'll
> bet he has someone keeping up with your posts Ken seeing as how you are
> the most vocal of all the former CFM & insiders within Mitchell's
> They can write me off fairly easily. They simply say that I am a Christ
> denying backslider, a former pastor turned astrologer, and therefore
> totally demonic, etc. Nick used to do it all the time. Nothing I said
> could be true because I am not a Christian, I am an agnostic, and so on.
> Reasoning with Nick is a first class exercise in futility, and that is a
> reflection of the fellowship as a whole.
> Jude said:
> [In recent weeks I read of some sort of Fellowship reunion... details
> sketchy, but former members were actually lamenting the fact that they
> had left
> and could not be a part! Folks were saying melodramatic things like,
> "Those were
> the days!" , "Why did it have to turn out this way?" , "I wish now we'd
> in..."!!! Can you believe that stuff?]
> It could be some who were pastoring in it who, after they left, found it
> very hard to make it in the real world. Who knows? Some people become
> such misfits after being in Wayman's World that they can't readjust to
> the real world. On a number of occasions we have discussed the idea
> that prolonged fellowship membership tends to make people socially
> retarded. For some, their post fellowship experience may be so horrific
> that it makes their time in the fellowship seem like "the good old
> I prefer freedom. To say that my stay in Wayman's World messed me up is
> a gross understatement. However, as hard as it has been to deal with
> all the fallout that comes from almost two decades in that wretched
> religion, I just like having my mind back. The good old days? Those
> were my college days. When I look back on my fellowship days and how my
> mind was dumbed down, and how I spoke, and how I acted, I am disgusted.
> Hardly the good old days.
> Any ex member who laments being out of the fellowship needs some serious