Christian sister, maybe you've recognized that your hustle is stealing your peace, but I'll bet you don't realize that patriarchy wants it this way. Our entire system pushes women to be more and do more and juggle more with the promise that if we prove we are "good...
Some seasons are challenging, while others are downright exhausting.
This time we’re in right now feels like a whole different level of chaos. There are battles that need to be fought, but heavy lifting tends to take a heavy toll on each of us. So, here are a few things you can do to care for yourself when life gets chaotic.
Imposter syndrome is real, I don’t doubt that. What I question is why on earth do I give imposter syndrome so much credit and why is it so much worse in the church than it is in the outside world?
Women who are deconstructing their faith are often told the Bible says we are not allowed to be pastors, preachers, and leaders in the church if it gives us authority over men. There are a TON of reasons people give to back up this idea but every single one relies on...
Being a Christian leader is hard… But leading with a constant onslaught of toxic religious culture and patriarchal beliefs in your face makes leading even harder. It’s downright exhausting. ALL Christians are called to be leaders no matter how tough the road. If you ever struggle with your role as a Christian leader, take comfort in knowing that you aren’t alone. Give yourself grace and know that there are things you can do to help you on your journey. I hope this list of my top 10 ways to be a better Christian leader will help if you’re feeling stuck!
I think it’s important to get really honest about how faith isn’t always comfortable, Sometimes spiritual growth really challenges us and there’s a lot of work to be done. It’s unrealistic to expect that every day Christian community will be all shiny happy people-ish.
This conversation is focusing on much deeper pain than the normal ups and downs.
We are talking about the church hurts that have nothing to do wit God. Things like physical, emotional, spiritual and sexual abuse at the hands of church leadership. Or church sanctioned racism, nationalism, xenophobia, gender bias and homophobia that teaches some neighbors are less worthy of our love.
Sometimes you have to take a step back from church when what is being preached and modeled by leadership ties legalism, racism, and hate to “being a good Christian”.
Ravi Zacharias is Not An Anomaly, He’s The Very Common Fruit of the Toxic Religious Tree We Have Been Watering for Centuries.
The recently uncovered Ravi Zacharais abuse scandal is not a unique, once-in-a-lifetime case. Sadly, it is just one example in a long line of ongoing systems of abuse in the church. And as long as the the church continues to prioritize the success and protection of abusers over the safety, validity, and rights of victims, this will continue to happen. But the church can, and has to, do better. Read more to see how the abuse was allowed to happen, what could have been done differently, and signs of abuse to watch for in our churches and organizations.
Deconstruction often garners pushback from church leaders who cry “heretic!” But is deconstructing your faith biblical?
Inviting these people in to your inner sanctum is the first step to setting your world right again after the prolonged fights of 2020
Dear Sister, The world is really noisy right now, isn’t it? There area a lot of voices SHOUTING to be heard. I wonder which voice holds the most power over your daily life. A lot of women find that the voice with the most power is not actually their own. It might be...