Been there, done that!
Brad began a series about spiritual abuse.
Barb wrote an important post about friendships lost because of church issues.
I did a series on spiritual abuse a couple of years ago. The links are on the Recommended page. Here is Part 1 of 10 posts.
Spiritual abuse is still one of the most-searched topics on my blog and the issue I am most likely to receive personal emails about. People continue to be severely hurt by toxic church systems, insecure and abusive leaders, and manipulative church politics.
Jordon Cooper provided a valuable list of links to the software he uses on his laptop.
Female = 273
Male = 1543
Difference = 1270; 84.96%
Hmmm, I’m not sure what I think of that.
The expertise and wealth of knowledge that Michael will bring to this critique make it a valuable addition to the conversation.
Just a reminder, the series by Tia Lynn at Abandon Image on views of women throughout scripture through both the complementarian and egalitarian lens has been really great so far.
Paul Fromont wrote:
Missional church is being willing to honor the cracks, our mortality, our own brokenness and frailty; the characteristic marginality, insignificance and foolishness that marks our way in the world, for in all these, surprisingly, is discovered the fragile tentative beginnings of resurrection life.
This video clip is a metaphor of our role in missional living, doing what we know to work alongside our Father.
(the clip is under a minute long)
St Patrick’s Day
Don’t forget to wear a little green!
Relax! It’s just clay.