Does Everything Happen For a Reason?
Since when does a God who controls everything ask any questions, let alone a question as loaded and stuffed with feeling as “Why?” #longread
Does God Need Us to Know Jesus to Save Us?
If you are a Christian or know someone who is then you are familiar with the teaching that the only way to be saved is through Jesus Christ and that because Christianity is born out of the teachings of Jesus, salvation can only come if you are baptized into the Christian faith. More specifically, the…
On Faith and Flexibility
This is a follow-up to my last post, Worthy from the Start. Given that I have more or less disclosed my view that I no longer believe we are each born into a state of sin, I think it is important for me to pick up where I left off in my earlier post, Deconstruction…
Deconstruction & Reconstruction
There’s been a slow deconstruction happening in my life over the last few years. My sister refers to it as a divorce, but I don’t know that I would describe it in that way.
I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth. – Psalms, Chapter 40 When my husband and I envisioned this…