Why Are We Leaving the Church?

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by Samantha cross posted from her blog Defeating The Dragons [I originally wrote this for Christianity Today's her.meneutics after my pitch was accepted, but they have decided not to publish it, so I've decided to post it here.] … [Read more...]

Daughter of the Patriarchy: Two Snakes and a Virgin – The Serpent’s Seed

 by Sierra I was about nine years old when I started paying attention to some of the doctrines that were slowly infiltrating my life over the past two years. I’d stopped wearing pants or cutting my hair by the end of the first year, following my mother’s lead. The last pair of pants she wore were a lovely pair of wide-leg trousers with a sheer lace overlay; they could pass for a skirt until she took a step. She wore them to church, then threw them away – she felt “convicted” for wearing a man’s garment. She threw away her makeup, too, keeping only a sheer moisturizing lip gloss as a token of her past. I liked my new dresses, and I liked the long hair slowly descended across my … [Read more...]


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