Adventures in Recovery ~ Rolling A Big Doughnut With A Snake In A Vest

by Calulu Authors note: I realize not all fundamentalist, Quiverful or patriarchal churches believe in signs or dreams. I've seen a number of them that are strictly Bible-based but just as many that do believe God is talking to them through their dreams and a million other things. From the movie “Pee Wee's Big Adventure” Simone: Do you have any dreams? Pee Wee: Yeah, I'm all alone. I'm rolling a big doughnut and this snake wearing a vest.. During my years at Possum Creek Christian Fellowship there was a great deal of emphasis put on dreams and other totems being key to knowing the mind of God. They were always looking for deeper meanings in the natural and in the everyday. As a … [Read more...]

Adventures in Recovery ~ Your Momma Can't Dance & This Church Don't Rock & Roll

by Calulu Early this summer I decided that perhaps I needed to find another church. It wasn't that I was unhappy with the big mainline denomination that my family had landed at post fundamentalism. I just felt that something essential was missing. Most people there were content to sit in the pews and play church. I was missing that passion I'd experienced in my old church and had seen in many other congregations. Passion and excitement for the things of God. Just not mixed with hateful theology of 'Can'ts' 'Don'ts' or 'Submit' Even during my years at Possum Creek Christian Fellowship* I'd loved worship with all my heart. I'd been part of worship team and I'd spearheaded creative worship … [Read more...]


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