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...
Women in Leadership
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!
When the church is embedded in toxic religious culture, sometimes you have to leave the church to find God.
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.
Tara Beth Leach’s book “Radiant Church” is a prophetic, inspiring call for the church to strip layers of patriarchy and toxic religious culture in order to bear witness to the love of Christ in our world.
Deconstruction often garners pushback from church leaders who cry “heretic!” But is deconstructing your faith biblical?
The injustices of the world are heavy and weigh our down our souls. But an Old Testament inspired lament is the perfect vehicle to cry out to God on behalf of the oppression and pain we see in the world. This is my gift to you: a poetic expression of hope and heartbreak to use in your reflection, prayer, and meditation time.
So many Jesus-loving women are walking away from the church because it’s unsafe and doesn’t represent Jesus well.
The last several months have been exciting! Many women are asking questions and engaging in meaningful conversations as they consider what it means to be a beloved child of God. The Holy Spirit is moving in significant ways recently. People we love are experiencing...
As a life and leadership coach for Christian women, I have a lot of experience helping women find the fullness of God. But reclaiming Christian womanhood is also a very personal journey for me. For the last decade I've been on my own journey to break free from learned...