Update: As I was taught by professors, the Jewish and early-Christians thought that God ordained both good and bad is a comforting explanation in hindsight. I just remembered that. David, Isaiah, Paul, Luke - all believed God ordained things as a comforting remark. We as Christians today, still have a habit of believing that! Signed, … Continue reading Troubling Thought: Does God Ordain Pain, or Just Allow It?
When you think of modesty and purity culture, you think of hatred for one's body and impossible rules. To me, I find freedom and hope. When I became a Christian, I didn't just follow Jesus because his grace was liberating - I followed him because I liked his and Paul's teachings (plus others). I still … Continue reading My Middle Ground: Modesty, Sexuality, and Queerness