My Story Pt II

On Monday, I began telling you about my charismatic/evangelical upbringing. Part I of this story painted a fairly rosy picture of my early years, concluding it by telling you that rosy childhood ended in 1971 when my father met and became friends with Leon Williford. So, let’s pick up the story there. Leon Williford was a […]

Seriously? But, Not Literally

I was talking to someone close to me this morning and found out she believes in complementarianism (is that actually a word?). I also found out that while my attitude is “live and let live” with people I don’t know, it is much less so when it comes to people I care about. I do not care […]

Words Matter

This morning, I was reading Kimberly Knight’s blog on Patheos. Today’s entry started out “Words matter.” The word that mattered in this case was “sissies”. To put in context, she was talking about a Lenten devotional her church is using this season. In the Ash Wednesday entry, the author said the Ash Wednesday service was “Worship […]