When you think of deconstruction today, many conservative evangelicals will immediately begin a negative downward thought spiral that leads them to conclude that all who are deconstructing are going to hell and need to repent. This is wholeheartedly untrue and in reality the very essence of why a form of deconstructing is so important.
I have lived in the house of grief many times in my life. Grieved over so many earthly trials and tribulations that have made unwelcomed entry into my life. But never have I been so grieved at the state of spiritual things until the past year. I have an (likely unhealthy) obsession with the… Continue reading Is Disunity Killing the Gospel?
What a year and a half we have all endured… What a year and a half and yet, it still continues… So many people have endured sickness, loss, depression, hatred, devastation, tragedy, hopelessness, and despair. When I ponder on the past 18 months and stare into the ongoing devastation that is living in a broken… Continue reading Finding the Narrow Gate
Recently, I was doing some reading on hopelessness and faith. This time of Covid has impacted lives like nothing I've ever seen. Not just with physical health, mental health, jobs, finances, relationships, but also politically and economically. The affects of this virus have far reaching and worldwide impacts. As I watch friends lose their loved… Continue reading Living in the Saturday
Here we are...sitting in our homes in the year of 2020, amongst a global pandemic. Who woulda thought? I have been wanting to sit down and write this for some time, but honestly just couldn't find the courage to do it. Until yesterday, when I was sitting listening to my pastor (who for some weird… Continue reading From Praise to Protests: Finding Peace in a Pandemic
I was so immensely blessed to speak to a lovely group of women at my church yesterday. Because I am incredibly long winded, I didn't get to really dive into the topic of HOPE as I "hoped" (hahah). So, as promised, here is the transcript of the full lesson for your reading pleasure. May it… Continue reading Hope Found
The world is filled with tragedy. We encounter mass shootings, natural disasters, accidents, and just plain evil. We see it every day. So much so, that we often check traffic to see if we are going to get to work on time, not really noticing or truly understanding the fact that that possible delay is… Continue reading When Tragedy Strikes