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How a Pastor’s Life Changed with Healthy Teaching on Sex

Sheila here, I recently recieved such an encouraging message I got on Instagram, and he gave me permission to share it here! I know we talk about how toxic so many churches are. But many pastors are starting to "get" it--even those who once parrotted the toxicity...

Let’s Talk Manifestation Theology False Marriage Teaching

You can’t honor your husband into greatness, people. Do a thought experiment with me today.  Imagine that you had recently moved to Louisiana, and you hadn’t made a lot of friends  yet. Your kids had been playing with some kids down the street who went to a church...

What Does Justice Look Like for the Toxic Teachings in the Church?

Can there be justice for how the church has hurt people around marriage & sex? I was thinking about that question yesterday after episode 239 of the Bare Marriage podcast dropped, looking at the phenomenon of deconstruction. Specifically I was thinking about the...

PODCAST: Who Are The ExVangelicals? Feat. Sarah McCammon

Why do people deconstruct and become exvangelicals? Today on the Bare Marriage podcast author Sarah McCammon, an NPR journalist, joins us to talk about her experience with deconstruction, and what she learned interviewing so many people for her new book explaining the...
What If Toxic Teachings Hadn’t Shaped Your Faith?

What If Toxic Teachings Hadn’t Shaped Your Faith?

I grew up believing God was chronically disappointed in me. I knew He loved me, absolutely. But I also pictured God kind of like a self-help magazine cover: 7 Ways You Could be More Disciplined; 4 Ways You Could Be Getting More Things Done; 3 Ways You Could Stop...

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