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When Answering The Call Means Leaving

I love Jesus, I love justice, I love myself, and because of these things the likelihood of anyone seeing me in a pew on a Sunday is slim. 1,232 more words

CBE-Voices Of Color

Drunken Orgies with Witches

Friends…

So, it truly takes a village – to help raise your kids, to support you through hard times…

We’re starting to decipher that the “craziness” I’ve been feeling is a whole series of unfortunate (but necessary, redeemed) events. 339 more words

Church Abuse Victim Speaks Out For First Time In 27 Years

DORCHESTER (CBS) — “Unfortunately my childhood and innocence were stolen from me by Michael Walsh,” said Brian Ward on Sunday. “After two years of constant rape and abuse by Mr. 280 more words

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To be like Jesus

THIS WEEK I felt bombarded by images of the Church – capital ‘c’, the Church as a whole – behaving badly. I say the Church as a whole because, whether we like it or not, we have all sinned and well and truly fallen short of what God intends for his people. 500 more words

Christian Journey

The H Word: The Overuse and Abuse of the Word "Heresy"

Recently, I was reading a book on faith and theology from the local public library. I’ve been able to get back to reading about faith and theology as a hobby rather than academic “work”, and I’ve been loving it. 1,223 more words

Christianity

Can a narcissist or sociopath, be a Christian?

This is a subject I have been thinking of lately. I know a fair amount about narcissism, and those on the narcissist/sociopath continuum.

I have experienced considerable abuse from several of these. 814 more words

Mental Health

lynettedavis reblogged this on The Broken Vessel.

institutionalized sex abuse

This morning I read the story of a father whose kids were abused in the catholic church. Anthony Foster had died today after tirelessly fighting against Catholic sex abuse – … 493 more words

Child Abuse