Wonderful message. I am glad you escaped the spiritual bondage. Ironically, Jesus said the truth would set you free.
I spent 25 years plus in Fundamentalist Baptist Churches. I walked away about 10 years ago. Freeeeedom!
Funny, my son is a youth pastor for an AOG church. His local church is not as hardcore as some AOG churches. But his congregation is only one pastor away from becoming a prison.
I wrote a poem about a year ago about my experience. https://medium.com/writers-guild/silently-i-walked-out-that-door-b8fc26c2b876