I came across a YouTube video last week where the speaker said that believing the promises in God’s Word rather than what you see happening around you will lead you to a “faith reality,” giving you peace in the midst of all of life’s storms.
Against better judgment, in the comment’s section, I left a note asking which version of God’s Word should be used. With over 41,000 Christian sects and denominations, there are a lot of promises in God’s Word with different, if not opposite meanings. Believing cart blanche in everything we read doesn’t make us spiritual it makes us delusional! Continue reading “Is Blind Faith Spiritual?”
I was quoted in a Buzzfeed interview as saying, “I’m not even sure God exists.” I could hear the collective gasp from my former evangelical friends and ministry co-workers. I’m pretty sure that statement alone, never mind the rest of the story, moved me to the top of their prayer lists. But let me explain. Continue reading “What It Means to be a Truth Seeker”
I messed up. Someone sent a message after hearing me on a radio show and said I should ask Jesus into my heart and repent of my “debased lifestyle of homosexuality.” I reacted. Actually, I overreacted.
For a few days I justified my behavior. This person made a ton of assumptions about me, dismissed my journey, and talked down to me, as if he were spiritually superior. Besides, I reasoned, at least I was doing something to better the lives of others instead of making snap judgments and condemning people to hell. Continue reading “Winning the Battle and Losing the War”
Kim Harrison tweeted to Senator Ted Cruz, “In regards to the invasion of our national sovereignty by illegal immigrants – I DO NOT want to hear about compassion and humanity…”1 Harrison was not pleased to hear that conservative Cruz handed out teddy bears and toys to the parentless children attempting to cross the U.S. border. Continue reading “The Gift of Deconstruction”