So often, in the deconstruction community, you hear a lot of qualifying about what it means to deconstruct. Much of it is misinformation. Some people equate deconstruction with sliding into apostasy, heresy, or even a complete lack of faith. These are misunderstandings of what the process is. My deconstruction process began years ago. I still … Continue reading Is Reconstruction Necessary?
You can find the audio for this transcript over on Spotify. ___ You Are Worthy Of Love You are worthy of love. Our conservative subculture worked so hard so that we wouldn’t and couldn’t know just how worthy of love we are. They told us that we were desperately wicked. They told us that we … Continue reading You Are Worthy Of Love (Transcript)
They lied to youAbout your identity They told you thatThat your sinClung to your soul at conceptionThe way flesh clings to bone They told youThat you deserved damnationAnd endless tortureNot for anything you've doneBut for what you are They told you thatGod cannot love youUnless you hate yourself They told you lies upon liesAbout who … Continue reading You Are God’s Precious One
You can find the audio for this podcast on Spotify Your Body Is Your Own Your body is yours, and no one else’s. I don’t know about you, but the longer I am away from evangelicalism, the more it strikes me how much freedom I have in my own body. To choose what to wear, … Continue reading Your Body Is Your Own Transcript
You can find the audio for this podcast episode on Spotify Your Doubts Are Important Your doubts are important. We were part of a world where doubts were unwelcome. Our teachers, our pastors, even our own parents were used to being in positions of authority over us. They were used to us accepting whatever they … Continue reading Your Doubts Are Important Transcript
You can find the audio for this podcast episode on Spotify. God Sees You In todays episode, I want to encourage you with this thought: God sees you. God tells the Prophet Samuel that he doesn’t look at outward appearances like men do. God goes deeper and sees into the heart. For those of us … Continue reading God Sees You Podcast Transcript
We were told that we were inherently evil. We were told that we deserved the flames of hell, and not for anything that we’ve done. Our sin passed down to us through the ages from our first mother and father: Adam and Eve. They opened Pandora’s Box, and doomed all of humanity to eternity in … Continue reading Did God Really Do That?
"Faith is supposed to be about God, not people" I remember not too long ago being one of those people. You know the ones. The kind of Christian who can acknowledge that there are those who are leaving the church in anger. I would hear them point out the toxicity and the hurt they've experienced … Continue reading Deconstructing & “The Other”
CONTENT WARNING: Sexual Abuse, Rape, sex slaveryFor those not in the know, I am currently enrolled in a four year program called Education for Ministry. If you are #exevangelical and want to learn how to read the Bible without the lens of the Evangelical narrative, I can recommend this program. You will read the entire … Continue reading Jacob And His Sex Cult
I am heartbroken. Utterly heartbroken. I don't know what to do with my grief. I don't know how to sit with all of this anger and shock and sadness. I just don't know. I've been quietly pushing back against dominionism and White christian nationalism for years. But most people could not see it. Until now.And … Continue reading What Happens Now?