I Am That I Am: We Are So Much More than What People Think of Us

The "lessons" we learn about ourselves The deepest lessons we learn in life aren't from the classroom. They're not on paper. Not even in the field.* Instead we learn them from each other. From how others treat us. These lessons can happen in the moment, between the lines. Sometimes they're explicit and outright. They can … Continue reading I Am That I Am: We Are So Much More than What People Think of Us

Christianity is a High-Demand Belief System: Crazy Love Review Ch 2

We're digging in to the second (and in my opinion, the worst) chapter of Francis Chan's Crazy Love this week!  For anyone just joining us, Crazy Love is a book that calls for American Christians to revitalize their notions of who God is (our breathtakingly powerful Maker) and live a radical, sacrificial, crazy-in-love-for-God life to prove it. Published in 2008, … Continue reading Christianity is a High-Demand Belief System: Crazy Love Review Ch 2

Crazy Love Review Ch 1: Please Stop Calling Humans Puny

We're diving in to Chapter 1 of Francis Chan's book Crazy Love this week: "Stop Praying." In case you missed my intro to Crazy Love last week, it's a book that calls for American Christians to revitalize their notions of who God is (our breathtakingly powerful Maker) and live a radical, sacrificial, crazy-in-love-for-God life to prove it. Published in … Continue reading Crazy Love Review Ch 1: Please Stop Calling Humans Puny

Still Rebuilding: When Christianity Robs You of Your Very Personhood

There's this lie. This lie I was spoon fed from birth. A lie they put in an IV drip, one I carried with me always, until the lie became my very blood. A lie that lives, still, at the very center of me. Of everything. This lie: At my heart of hearts, I believe that … Continue reading Still Rebuilding: When Christianity Robs You of Your Very Personhood

I Didn’t Fall From Grace, I Leapt to Freedom: Ex-Timony of a Half-Disowned Bisexual Apostate

It's funny. If you had sat me down 5 years ago and told me that one day I'd be a blasphemy-loving bisexual apostate who had finally come out to her parents, gotten cut off, and called it all the best thing to ever happen to her, I probably would've laughed. Or cried. Maybe a little of both. … Continue reading I Didn’t Fall From Grace, I Leapt to Freedom: Ex-Timony of a Half-Disowned Bisexual Apostate