When the Church Needs to Grow Up

People thought they were passing as being loving. Heck, maybe they thought they were being loving. But as an outsider, I could tell. I could smell the difference between love and fear a mile away. I knew the difference between having a real conversation and wanting to get your point across. I might not have acted like it in the moment, but I knew what was happening. I knew if people were scared.

Leaving My Church and Finding Myself

For the preceding few years I had belonged to a tight-knit church group where people didn’t really do things on their own. Not the big things, anyway. People didn’t just start a lifestyle that looked notably different than the rest of the other group members.

Set-Apart Femininity Review #7: If You Had Enough Faith, You Wouldn’t Have Depression

Twisting this to say that anyone who is a "real Christian" will see miraculous healings and a supernatural relief from burdens is not the gospel. Writing that people who struggle with their faith, health, mental health, relationships, etc. struggle because they just don't take their burdens to Jesus is not the gospel. You cannot take a gift and make it into a rule. That is not Christianity and never has been. 

Set-apart Femininity Review #4: Most Women are Adulterous Man-Hunters

Evidence of Ludy's distaste for femalekind shows throughout the book. She uses inhumane language to describe non-Christian and "average" Christian women: throngs and a dime a dozen are a few of the examples I've seen. In a later chapter she talks about the adulterous woman from Proverbs 7, and how her aggressive man-hunting is descriptive of "the majority of young women in our modern culture, even most Christ-professing ones."

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