I’m going to tell you what my husband told me. I’m going to tell you because maybe you were freaking out just like I was the other night. Maybe you are settling into this whole having a baby thing, and have just enough strength in you to look around and see – really see – …

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Transformation can happen quite quickly: a baby bump finally pops out, suddenly leaving those previous pants impossible to wear.  Birth, though intense, realistically takes only a matter of hours, not weeks.  In an instant I meet my baby for the first time, and something inside of my heart cracks open.  I am transformed. Transformation also …

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  “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness…’”        2 Corinthians 12:9 Paul is getting his answer from God after complaining about a hardship.  But I feel like Paul and I are jiving along the same wavelength when I too declare …

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I know you are young.  You are going to swimming lessons, and making mud pies with your cousins under the walnut trees.  You are jumping on the trampoline and inventing new ballet dances to perform in the living room.  Your bodies are small, strong, and beautiful.  Your arms and legs do wonderful things.  Your heart …

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As I said, I had this great idea: I would adopt Bad Attitude Christianity as my beacon to guide me through the teenage coming-of-age worm hole.  It seemed like everyone was doing it.  And it gave me this great toolbox full of coping mechanisms: tools like sarcasm, disengagement,  keeping aloof, and feeling smarter than everyone …

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Hi.  I’m Steph Lenox.  And I’m recovering from Bad Attitude Christianity. I thought I’d spend some time expounding upon this previous theology of mine, so that we all can better understand the doctrinal underpinnings of so pervasive a denomination. First off, it isn’t so much a …

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