Metamorphosis: Healing and Transformation

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The path to transformation is full of suffering. When I speak about spiritual woundedness and church-hurt, which seems to be more and more lately, I use the metaphor of childbirth.Childbirth is an excruciating process, and when naturally felt in the body a woman reaches the crescendo of pain, the point called the “transition,” where it feels like the body can’t handle one more moment, this is the very point the body transforms the pain into new life, into the birthing of a new being.The T … [Read more...]

unsettling dream

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Jesus and his marbles

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conditions

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We've heard of loaded guns. We've heard of loaded questions. What about loaded welcomes?(You can check out more of my cartoons over at nakedpastor.) … [Read more...]

Choice Lamb

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I receive emails everyday at nakedpastor from people who have left the church. They share with me their struggle to learn how to live without it. Here's a slice from one such letter: We were told to leave a church because we had become tools of Satan in the fellowship. So we were handed over to Satan to do his will for punishment. All because of a difference of opinion regarding actions we believed were unloving.Anyway, person after person has encouraged me to find another church with … [Read more...]


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