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beliefs, christ, deconstruction -

Description: Jesus points his finger out and says to his disciples, "Now get out there and don't stop until every last person praises me and me only!" I'll just leave this here.

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beliefs, deconstruction -

Description: A man gives a small question mark to God and says, "I want to exchange this for an answer." In the next frame God hands him back a bigger question mark. He says, "Gee, thanks!" This is how wisdom happens.

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church, deconstruction -

Description: A woman walks away from an angry church and says, "Not thy will but mine be done!" AT SOME POINT YOU MUST DEFY I speak with people every day terrified of making a decision, standing up for themselves, disagreeing, assuming agency for their own lives, walking their own path. Why? Because it means defying authority. And they've been warned their whole lives that that's the worse thing they can do. They've been taught to never trust themselves.Never to trust their own minds.Never to trust their own feelings. They've been obedient to the church and fulfilled all its expectations and doing...

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deconstruction, theology -

Description: A man with a thought bubble above his head that says “God”. An arrow points to that thought of God and says, “Not God!” THOUGHTS OF GOD NOT GOD I remember the first time I realized this. It was a very traumatic moment. To suddenly become aware that all my theologizing amounts to just that: thought, struck fear in me. The word is not the thing. And neither is the thought.

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belief, deconstruction, theology -

Description: A google translate chart. On the Christianese side, "Do you believe in God?" On the English side, "Do you believe in my god?" DO YOU BELIEVE IN MY GOD When we progress along our theological journeys and perhaps even deconstruct our beliefs, we begin to realize one of the hardest questions to answer is, "Do you believe in God?" Why? Because now we know a couple of things are going on that the questioner is unaware of: One is that there are as many versions of God as there are those who believe in "God". Second is they have...

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