I made a profession of faith at a summer camp when I was sixteen years old. I wanted to get baptized right then and there, in the pool on the campus of Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where the Student Life camp was happening. My motivation to move quickly had little to do with … Continue reading The Body of Christ Includes Fat People
I first read the phrase fat acceptance when I stumbled upon it while I was trying desperately to find fashion tips that would make me look slimmer. I was a junior in college and had my first boyfriend. The fact that he started dating me as a fat girl did nothing to convince me that … Continue reading I Reject the Labels Overweight and Sinful. I’m Fat and God Loves Me.