Rules or Love?

Rules or Love?

When I was a college student (pretty much right at the start of purity culture) it was common to hear things like: Christians should not marry non-Christians.orYou should not have sex before marriage.  And whenever those types of statements were made, the...
A Scary Story

A Scary Story

“Do not call conspiracy everything this people calls a conspiracy; do not fear what they fear,  and do not dread it.  – Isaiah 8:12 So I’m at a conference last year and I go to a workshop to hear one person I wanted to listen to. Turns out he wasn’t...
A Scary Story

A Scary Story

“Do not call conspiracy everything this people calls a conspiracy; do not fear what they fear,  and do not dread it.  – Isaiah 8:12 So I’m at a conference this summer and I go to a workshop to hear one person I wanted to listen to. Turns out he wasn’t the main...

The Bishop and the Singer

After seeing headlines all weekend saying “Bishop Apologizes for touching Ariana Grande,” I watched the video.  I am angry. I am frustrated. There are a number of things this brought up for me… 1) The bishop’s behaviour was completely inappropriate. To watch a...

Playing it Safe

What if? What if I start a new business and it fails? What if I try to reach out and make a friend and they reject me? What if… Have you noticed that when our brains start playing the “what if?” game, they almost always focus on the worst possible outcome? “What if I...