Ever been told "don't worry, just be happy?" All of our emotions are valuable, but many in faith communities are programmed to repress emotions like sadness and anger. Come listen as Devin explores the importance of expressing sadness with Krystina and Andy.
This week, Devin sits down with author and speaker Brit Barron to talk about her experience of growing up in the evangelical church and when, after becoming a pastor, she started to understand more about herself, her dreams and her sexuality.
You can find out more about Brit and the work that she does at her website britbarron.com
Have we ever stopped to consider how faith traditions, in our case Christianity, have been agents of colonization? Even now when the boarders of our world may seem largely set, how are prevailing ideologies effecting how we view each other?
Seeing this, how do we even begin to attempt to think differently?
Does changing your mind make you weak, unsure, or something akin to being a traitor? Or does it reflect a willingness to learn and an intellectual honesty about your own experience and even acknowledgement of the limits of that experience...
This should be good.
Faith going through changes? Feeling alone? Check out this episode on the Evolving Faith conference. If you like what you hear and want to learn more, information for the Evolving Faith Conference and the upcoming dates can all be found at evolvingfaith.com