Archive for December 2015

The Problem with Shepherding A Child’s Heart – Part 1

As I am writing my book on Raising Children UnFundamentalist, I find it has become necessary to engage with conservative Christian parenting literature. Progressive Christianity has, by and large, rejected and ignored conservative parenting ideas which is unfortunate, because it remains a crucial task for us to address the problematic theology underlying popular Christian parenting…

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Rescuing Jesus with Deborah Jian Lee

You guys. This book, Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism, is everything. I am convinced Deborah Jian Lee is my sister from another mother. I was a convert into American evangelicalism. At the time, I was told it was the “gospel,” and indeed it was, but this gospel…

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Faith After Unraveling

*Today I am finishing my Faith Shift blog series, where I unfold my own story of faith shifting as laid out in Kathy Escobar’s book, Faith Shift. The first week, I talked about fusing my faith, a time in my life when I found security in the certainty of my faith, and the gifts evangelicalism gave me.…

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When My Faith Unraveled

*I am continuing my Faith Shift blog series, where I unfold my own story of faith shifting as laid out in Kathy Escobar’s book, Faith Shift. The first week, I talked about fusing my faith, a time in my life when I found security in the certainty of my faith, and the gifts evangelicalism gave me. Last…

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How to Talk about Sex with Kids

I can’t sing enough praises about my Raising Children UnFundamentalist Group – they are by far the most welcoming group of people. They are filled with wisdom and funny anecdotes and resources. Today, I asked them, how do we raise our children unfundamentalist in regards to sex? We wanted to avoid Christian purity culture because…

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