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Burning Butterflies
Burning Butterflies
Melissa Anne, Amanda Turnbull

Two women share their story of escaping spiritual abuse and toxicity while finding hope in Christ!

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Unholy Foundations: Come As You Are Builds a Building

In this episode of Burning Butterflies, Melissa and Amanda delve deep into the unsettling tale of a church community torn... more

23 Feb 2024 · 51 minutes
In the Pulpit's Shadow: The Toxic Culture of Pulpit Shaming

Every week, nearly 8 million Americans sit in a church service and listen to a sermon. Most are there to... more

16 Feb 2024 · 40 minutes
Amanda Drinks the Kool-Aid: Living in Delusion

"Those were the good-ole days!" That is what Amanda used to tell people when referring to her early years in... more

09 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Get On Board: Steps, Studies and the Church System

Anywhere you go has an onboarding system; school, work and yes, even church. You are welcomed in and taught about... more

02 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Melissa Gets Love Bombed

Melissa arrived at "Come As You Are" as a single mother ready to "do things right!" But now we all... more

26 Jan 2024 · 49 minutes
Sit Down & Obey. This is Your Lot in Life: Marriage in the Evangelical Movement

Women are called to be a helper; silent and submissive. There is an entire offshoot of Christian books dedicated to... more

19 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Becoming the Perfect Poster Child

How does someone become the poster child the the perfect church lady that others will eventually be expected to live... more

12 Jan 2024 · 42 minutes
Amanda's Love Bombing

In the moment, it just seemed like they really liked her and wanted her to be a part of what... more

05 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
ADHD - When You Feel Inadequate But God Was Supposed to Make You Perfect

I have a deficit. I am inadequate. There is something wrong with me. Why can't I get it together?  Is... more

29 Dec 2023 · 44 minutes
Mental Health in the Evangelical Movement

Why is mental health dismissed by the evangelical movement as nothing more than a lack of faith or the result... more

22 Dec 2023 · 43 minutes
Burning Butterflies
Unholy Foundations: Come As You Are Builds a Building
Burning Butterflies