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Why Purposeful Demolition is Good for Me

A guest blog by Sara Sullins – “For the first time in my life, it was time to stop building. It was time to start something altogether new to me: purposefully demolishing. “

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The Truth about Millennials and Church

“Only those who recognize the extent of their wounds and their wounding can be made well.”-Rachel Held Evans,  Searching for SundayI’m a 30-something Millennial, and a former pastor. Most folks would assume that combination would make me pretty cynical. For a while, they would have been right. While I was railing against toxic people and […]

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I stopped praying months ago. Here’s what happened.

“My own words echo back down, Like rain on my head, And I wonder if God is even listening, or if He cares.  If She is even there.” -from my journalPhoto by Amaury Gutierrez on UnsplashEverything is prayer.The truth is, I haven’t prayed in months. I wonder if it’s all glass up there. Cries for help, for deeper […]