The Things That Hurt

In 20 years of ministry, I have never had anyone refuse to take communion from me. But this guy quietly told me he was not going to accept what we called The Lord’s Supper. I said, “okay” suspiciously, to which he replied, “I’ll talk to you later about it.” Sure enough, we had supper later…

203 – Kathy Weber-Jacobitz – How I Lost Myself

Kathy is a mom of many. A high school teacher. Former social worker, A homeschooling mom, marriage, and church – drop out. An ex-evangelical and alcoholic in recovery, in equal parts. A connoisseur of history, theology, and useless trivia. Fueled by a deep desire to validate the voices and experiences of people who, habitually, have…

Riding the Wave out into the Desert

I know the metaphor doesn’t make much sense, but I wanted to get your attention and ask for your help. Last night, our new book, Out Into the Desert surged back up to number 1 in new releases for Ecclesiology. Help us ride the wave by sharing this amazing news with people you know. Description…

202 – Esther Goetz – The Dolly Mama

Esther is a co-host for the Deconstructing Mamas podcast, a freelance writer, speaker and faith coach. Having been raised as a missionary kid in war-torn Ethiopia, and then raising her own children in suburban New Jersey, she has a fierce passion to restore hope and healing to the sacred space where our hearts and our homes…

201 – Wren Margaret Grace – Beeing Loud

Wren Margaret Grace is a neurodivergent adoptee, mother of 6, Domestic Violence survivor, chronic illness warrior, and passionate about moving Humanity through our existential crisis with the hopes of a better future for all of us, especially the future generations. Wren was raised as Independent Fundamental Baptist, graduated from a strict Bible college, and after…

199b – Celebrating in the Desert

We got together, one week after the book release, to celebrate. Out into the Desert was #1 for new releases for most of that time. It continues to do well. Keith Giles and Jason Elam came along for the ride! Order the book on Amazon, rate, review and tell your friends! Order Out Into the Desert…

Book Release – Out into the Desert

Two years ago, Laura and I wrote this book called:  Out into the Desert: Thriving Outside Organized Religion.  It will finally be published on Monday, August 15th.  Below is a brief summary of the book. Order Out into the Desert Sometimes when we begin to question our faith or have doubts about our tradition, it…

199 – Release Party

Check out the release party Order Out Into the Desert Order The HotelOrder Being or the The Being Journey companion guide now!Website: https://karlforehand.com/ Message us at any time if you have questions: karl4hand@gmail.com or Laura at lauraforehand64Find me on Twitter@karl4handSee our new Facebook Page: The Desert SanctuaryBook, Apparent Faith: What Fatherhood Taught Me About the Father’s HeartBook: The Tea ShopOrder The HotelOrder Being or the The Being Journey companion guide now!Website: https://karlforehand.com/ Message us…