from “Tired Of Trying To Measure Up,” by Jeff Van Vonderen. What is a “shame-based system?” A shame-based system can be a church or group in which the authority figure demands a certain level of performance, whether spoken or implied. If you don’t live up to the standard of the system, messages that are either… Continue reading Shame-Based Systems
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I found out about this awesome book when a pastor mentioned it in a sermon a few years ago. I am in a season of doubting, confusion, elation, enthusiasm, anger, wondering, raging, skepticism, lust, hate, anxiety, laughter, despair, and seeking truth…yes, I truly feel insane at times. This book, along with several others, helped me… Continue reading The Pastor and His Doubts