(There have also been spiteful, hateful comments that angered and hurt me.) The information that was left out of our announcement is that I have undergone a massive shift in regard to my faith in Jesus.The popular phrase for this is “deconstruction,” the biblical phrase is “falling away.” By all the measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian.Today, Harris is a graduate student at Regent College in Vancouver, B. Students at the school had “mixed” views on his book and helped reshape his thinking, he says.
In recent years, some significant changes have taken place in both of us.
It is with sincere love for one another and understanding of our unique story as a couple that we are moving forward with this decision.
They are expressions of love though they are saddened or even strongly disapprove of the decision. I am learning that no group has the market cornered on grace.
This week I’ve received grace from Christians, atheists, evangelicals, exvangelicals, straight people, LGBTQ people, and everyone in-between.
But, after a bit of reflection, it’s sadly not that surprising at all.