Through my profession, I have come across hundreds of youth and adults who have had significant challenges in their upbringings, impacting them and their belief in their inestimable worth as a person. Spirituality in particular is one facet that always tends to be an interesting subject. The stories shared are of disbelief in a God that would allow such horrible things to happen or rejection from a church community that required change in the person instead of welcoming who they are.
This blog is not here to change those experiences but offer an open environment, lifting up your value as a person, while digging through the deeper questions in your faith journey. If you have had similar experiences, struggled with believing you are good enough, or just do not know what the next step is for you on your journey, I invite you to come along as we explore our spiritual lives and where they are taking us.
This blog started because of our current emerging ministry in Emporia, Kansas but participation is open to anyone, anywhere seeking a supportive place to find themselves and their worth along their spiritual path. Please follow along and comment about our posts or any particular subject matter you want covered that relates to your current faith journey. My hope is this will be a safe and supportive place where you can explore your spiritual life without rejection, judgement, guilt, or shame. Now let's get started!
The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Community of Christ. We believe individuals should be allowed to have their own opinions and be at different places in their faith journey.
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