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I Had The Shit Scared Out Of Me In A Church

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    The Holy Ghost Attacks or Chombi Spoke In Tongues

    My neighbor talked my mom into allowing her to take me to her pentecostal church, because I was a very solitary child and had recently been demonstrating behaviors that this woman believed were demonic in nature. I was dragged out of the house (literally not figuratively) and...
    H3LLl3OUND H3LLl3OUND 36-40, M Oct 16, 2012

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