On Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the early hours of the morning, a beloved child of God named Rachel Grace Held Evans, died. She was surrounded by her beloveds – her family and friends; those who prayed and sang and wailed and anointed her body as she took her final breaths. Rozella Haydée White and … Continue reading Rachel Held Evans Taught Us to Question Faith & Love Big
At every turn, with every lie, every corrupt action, every violent policy, every racist word, every encouragement of a white supremacist ideology, Mike Pence has supported, defended and covered for the President of the United States.
I’ve been loving the PreachersNSneakers Instagram ever since the anonymous account started posting side-by-side photos of megachurch pastors and their shockingly expensive footwear. View this post on Instagram @ron.carpenter with those UNC vibez. @virgilabloh out here making sure the whole team eats! A post shared by PreachersNSneakers (@preachersnsneakers) on Apr 3, 2019 at … Continue reading The Church of High End @PreacherNSneakers & Underpaid Overworked Pastors
Nathan Roberts’ review Consider the Women: A Provocative Guide to Three Matriarchs of the Bible by Debbie Blue is available now. Full disclosure: I was ready to give up on the Bible when I met Debbie Blue. But she taught me to read scripture again. She grew up Evangelical, and like so many of us, … Continue reading Consider the Women in the Bible as Seeds of an Ancient Feminism
Exvangelicals and Progressive Christians, let’s have a little chat, shall we, hmmm? First, a clarification on where I stand. I am personally exvangelical (raised evangelical but am evangelical no more) but I’m professionally a Progressive Christian TM in my writing career. The reality is, of course, much more complicated, but for the sake of simplicity … Continue reading Ex-vangelicals & Progressive Christians – We Need to Talk about Trauma
Fostering self-acceptance is one of the hardest things for us as LGBTQ Christians to do. With years of conservative theology playing in our heads, it is hard (and takes time) to erase those tapes and build a new library of affirming beliefs about ourselves. You must give yourself the permission you need to be where … Continue reading Tips for LGBTQ Christians to Help You Love & Accept Yourself