I am going to be very honest. I don't know the last time I spoke to God about things concerning my life. The big things. The things that scare me. The things in my heart to do. The things that I struggle with God about in some major ways. I just...haven't had the words, per … Continue reading Approaching Reciprocity, Part 2: Why I Still Struggle with God
Over the past few years, I have undergone a faith shift of sorts. The faith of my youth has shattered under the pressures of life, the convictions I refuse to let go of about God, and the dogma that has weighed me down spiritually. Throughout this process, I have learned (and am still learning) to … Continue reading #NuancedExposures: Responsible Theology
It's been thirty-four months since I started this blogging journey. And what a journey it has been. I've grown and I've evolved and this blog, the brand, has been one of the greatest catalysts for that growth. Despite the visions and hopes I've had for growing and continuing to develop this blog, I've made the decision to discontinue … Continue reading Better is the end of a thing.
I've been in church all of my life. My mother went into labor with me while she was teaching a children's Vacation Bible School class. So I guess you can say that if there was anyone who was predestined to be a church kid, it would be me. I was the church kid who stayed … Continue reading For Church Kids Who Are Grown Now & Aren’t Sure If They’re Saved Enuff
It is so hard to believe that we are nearly a full month into 2016. I used to hear older folks say how much time flies but now I actually feel this sentiment and that's not always the best feeling. There was so much fresh excitement for me entering into 2015. After a hell of … Continue reading A Giant Among Years
When peace like a river attendeth my way... My faith journey as I know it now is not as it had been. I never thought I would be one of those people. I just knew that the reassurance that I had about God, my faith, my destiny, my purpose would be the one thing that … Continue reading Soundtrack to Losing & Finding Faith – Track 1: It Is Well
By the time I left Lynchburg last Friday afternoon, there was so much swirling around in my head and so much weighing on my heart - in a good way. That was probably the most tiring week I've had in awhile but at the same time, all the fatigue came at the cost of peace. … Continue reading Painful Comfort