“Why do you hang in there with your denomination? I feel like I’ve lost so much staying, and I’m angry.”
“If a faith community is like a train, then you need to know where you are going, you need to know when to get on, when to get off, how to do both safely, and why it is not necessary to derail the train order to get to your destination.
“If a faith community is like a family, then you need to know who you are, what structures your family set up for you before you were born, which elements in those structures are plastic and which are fixed, how these structures advantage and disadvantage you, how you can uniquely and healthily contribute to that family, and how you can maximize its advantages for yourself while transmuting the disadvantages it comes packaged with…”
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