Birth Control in Christ’s Kingdom

Birth control can be a difficult subject among Christians. Many Christians have strong beliefs about whether or not to control fertility, and what methods should be used. I want to approach some aspects of this issue: 1) Should Christians limit the number of children they have? 2) Are hormonal contraceptive methods sinful? 3) My own… Continue reading Birth Control in Christ’s Kingdom

Her (or, Losing a Friend Between the Cross and the Rainbow)

Our paths were leading us different ways. The more deeply enmeshed we became within our separate communities, the less we could talk about. Her friends hated the Church for how it had ostracized them. My friends hated the Marriage Equality movement for misrepresenting their God.

Tomboy

“No dresses, no pink, no polka-dots, no bows,” I rattle off to my mom. I’m 9 years old, and we’re shopping for new clothes. My favorite outfit is a T-shirt, tennis shoes, and zip-off cargo pants. I love dinosaurs and Star Wars. Everything I own is blue and brown, I despise the color pink. I cringe when people called me “sweetie”, “honey”, or “dear”. Most of my friends are boys, because I just don’t understand girls. At night whenever I dream, I dream that I am a boy. In fact, I hate being a girl. But, I am not transgender…