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Deconstructing Your Faith Without Losing Friends and Family

Deconstructing Your Faith Without Losing Friends and Family

Wonder if deconstructing your faith without losing family and friends, is even possible?

The short answer is yes, sometimes, but it’s complicated! Many people ask this question when they begin questioning their religious beliefs.

In this blog post, we’ll talk about strategies for keeping those relationships strong while staying true to yourself no matter what!

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How to Handle Online Bullies While Deconstructing Your Faith

How to Handle Online Bullies While Deconstructing Your Faith

Between the rude online trolls and those who are just downright mean to you in real life, it sometimes feels like there’s no escape from the bullying. But don’t worry! I’ve put together some helpful tips for handling bullies while deconstructing your faith. Unfortunately, I can’t promise people will stop being mean. However, I can promise (from personal experience) that putting some healthy boundaries in place will help you carve out safe spaces. 

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No Matter What Patriarchy Says – You Are Not Junk

No Matter What Patriarchy Says – You Are Not Junk

One of the most dangerous myths in church is that women are utterly broken and unredeemable. Junk. Sure, grace covers all of our sins, but yet we are still women who are responsible for the fall of mankind. And therefore we still need authority over us to protect us from ourselves. Basically, the myth says we are savable, but not redeemable in God’s eyes. We never get to go back to that pre-fall intimacy with God. Unless we have a male authority figure guiding us there, of course. First of all, that’s total heresy. The only thing we need to access God is Jesus. Second of all, it exists to allow men to take power that never belonged to them.

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10 Ways to Be a Better Christian Leader (Without Losing Yourself in Toxic Religious Culture)

10 Ways to Be a Better Christian Leader (Without Losing Yourself in Toxic Religious Culture)

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!

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