Tag: church

226 – Jory Micah – Emerging from Addiction

Jory Micah has an MA in Biblical Studies and Church History. She is passionate about helping people remember that they are children of God and worth far more than accepting systems responsible for oppression, inequities and injustices. Find her on social media @jorymicah. Facebook * Instagram * Twitter Desert Sanctuary Resources Book:    Out Into the DesertBook:…

225 – Ashley Easter – Anatomy of a Cult

Ashley Easter is a cult survivor turned survivor advocate. She is the founder of Courage 365, a non-profit for abuse survivors (especially those abused in faith contexts) and a television producer focused on highlighting stories of meaning and mission. She is also an intuition life coach specializing in helping women take back their power and…

222 – Karl and Laura – Deconstructing the Holidays

We made it through Thanksgiving. So, we sat down to talk about stroke recovery and navigating the holidays. Grab your favorite drink and join us. Desert Sanctuary Resources Book:    Out Into the Desert Book:    The Hotel Book:     Being  Book:    The Being Journey companion guide now! Book:    Apparent Faith Website: https://karlforehand.com/  Email:    Karl at karl4hand@gmail.com or Laura at lauraforehand64@gmail.com Twitter: @karl4hand

219 – Brad Jersak – Out of the Embers

Brad Jersak is an author and teacher based in Abbotsford, BC. He currently serves as the Dean of Theology & Culture at St. Stephen’s University (SSU.ca/graduate) in New Brunswick and teaches peace studies courses with IRPJ.org and is a regular speaker with the Open Table Conference crew. He writes regularly for the Clarion Journal and CWR magazine. Through his books and seminars,…

218 – Aaron Tomlinson – It’s About Meaning

Aaron and I talk about taboos: religion and politics. Desert Sanctuary Resources Book:    Out Into the Desert Book:    The Hotel Book:     Being  Book:    The Being Journey companion guide now! Book:    Apparent Faith: What Fatherhood Taught Me About the Father’s Heart Website: https://karlforehand.com/  Email:    Karl at karl4hand@gmail.com or Laura at lauraforehand64@gmail.com Twitter: @karl4hand

Outgrowing Our Religion

In my best evaluation, people have always been drawn towards things like religion to try to explain the things we could explain. The ceremonies and communities we built around our understanding and misunderstanding helped us shape some meaning into the world. I believe we can honor those traditions and, sometimes, even memorialize them while boldly…

The Church is Out of Space

Recently I listened to a discussion about a book I’m involved with called Parenting Deconstructed. It’s a great book for people that are making changes in their spiritual life and exploring different options, commonly known as deconstruction. A couple of the authors that I love talked about making space for their children. What they meant…