Is it possible that the church can hurt your heart so profoundly that you question God?
Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Sometimes something good gets in the hands of people and we mess it up.
In this week’s Proverbs 31 Ministry OBS reading of The Mended Heart, I shared Amy’s story. She was a pastor’s daughter who grew up under legalistic and harsh parenting, all wrapped up in theology.
It was confusing. It created fear in her relationship with God because she feared her dad. It caused her to wonder if she would ever be good enough for God.
Maybe you identify with Amy. [Read more…]