Approaching Reciprocity, Part 2: Why I Still Struggle with God

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

#NuancedExposures: Responsible Theology

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

For Church Kids Who Are Grown Now & Aren’t Sure If They’re Saved Enuff

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

Soundtrack to Losing & Finding Faith – Track 1: It Is Well

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

Open Secrets: The Church and Mental Health Pt. 1

(Source: bengordoncenter.org) May is Mental Health Awareness Month and as a graduate student pursuing a degree and career as a Professional Counselor, I could not let this month pass without using this platform to shed some light on mental illness. I grew up in the Church and I am generally grateful for the path my … Continue reading Open Secrets: The Church and Mental Health Pt. 1