Podcast EpisodeJune 17, 2019 -- Confronting Church 00:46:52 minute listen
“Religious Vulnerability. I think that is a thing! And, I don’t think it is talked about.” – Renae Kulhawe Do you feel safe admitting your struggles with faith, God, religion, church, or even beliefs? Religious vulnerability is a very real thing. The cost of being honest about your questions and doubts is high, but the cost of suppressing them is likely even higher. If we can’t find a safe place within church to be honest with our doubts and to wrestle with them then where do we go? If we could find more safe places to talk about these things...
September 12, 2018 -- Confronting Life 4 minute read
The “thick” of life is simply a disguised stage that offers amazing opportunities to model steadfastness, commitment, discipline and dedication. It’s the stage where you discover what true purpose means and looks like. And it’s the stage where you really discover what you’re made of and what matters most to you.
August 7, 2018 -- Confronting Community 3 minute read
Failure is not the enemy, the fear of failure is ... the refusal to lean into it is ... and the failure to learn from it is. In this life you will fail. And it’s okay. Despite the lies that our culture perpetuates, we all fail. And it is indeed okay.
April 26, 2018 -- Confronting Faith 3 minute read
When you allow curiosity to lead, it leaves you sitting with all the pieces of what you thought it was and an ever increasing understanding of what it actually is. The more you ask questions, the more you wonder and the more you stand in awe.
March 20, 2018 -- Confronting Mission 5 minute read
Worth: it is a word that communicates value, importance and deservedness. And YOU are worth finding, worth knowing, worth loving, you and all your one million layers. Always hold that close.
March 8, 2018 -- Confronting Culture 3 minute read
Every women captures the idea of “womanhood” in a different light and teaches us more of what it means to grow into our own design. I am woman. Hear me roar, but also hear me cry, hear me encourage, hear me whine, hear me lead, hear my silence, and hear me sing.
January 27, 2018 -- Confronting Tribe 3 minute read
Curiosity is not about challenging what you don’t agree with, it is not about breaking down systems, it is not destructive by nature. It is about intentionality, about thinking for yourself, and at its best it can be about problem solving to find better ways.
December 28, 2017 -- Confronting Faith 4 minute read
Christians are not on earth to be mediocre, or ordinary, or comfortable. Yes, bloom in the most mediocre of places and in the most mediocre of circumstances, but remember, Jesus never blended in.
November 28, 2017 -- Confronting Church 4 minute read
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car. And God is not calling us to go to church; He is calling us to be His church, the hope of the world.
October 25, 2017 -- Confronting Faith 4 minute read
Minimalism has become an important topic in the blog world — and it's certainly a great topic for such an overindulged and materialistic society. But perhaps it’s time for it to become an important topic in our overcommitted and distracted church society.
September 24, 2017 -- Confronting Culture 6 minute read
There has to be more to life than merely existing to pay bills, raise good kids, maintain a well kept home, increase square footage, attend a nicely manicured church on Sunday, shop, take vacations, hang with friends on the weekend, volunteer when it’s convenient and retire in comfort.