Enlightened with Sophia Spallino | a Personal Development Podcast podcast

HOMOSEXUALITY IS NOT A SIN with Colby Martin — Pastor Fired for Affirming the LGBTQIA+ Community — Coming Out & the Church — Questioning the Bible & Religious Authority — What does the Bible actually say about being gay and polyamory? — Progressive Affirming Christianity — Sexuality — Spirituality —

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts
Colby Martin bravely answers hard questions that the Christian church avoids like the mosaic plague or worse, aggressively responds to with clobber verses meant to undermine the identities of the LGBTQIA+ community: Can one be a true Christian and actually believe that being queer is NOT a sin?  Having experienced his fair share of pain and rejection from mainstream Christianity, Colby is awake to the flaws, tragic missteps, and misplaced earnestness that too often define the direction of the church. Yet God’s vision for creation as revealed in Jesus still compels him to remain in progressive Christianity. Colby is the author of two books (UnClobber: Rethinking our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality; and The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity); he hosts a podcast with his wife, “The Kate & Colby Show,” and he and his wife founded and lead a progressive, LGBTQIA+ affirming Christian church in San Diego called Sojourn Grace Collective. This episode covers topics like: 🔥Being fired by a church for supporting the LGBTQIA+ community  🏳️‍🌈Adopting with inclusion theology and disproving clobber verses 💋 Can you can be POLYAMOROUS and be a Christian? ⚓️Advice to parents of queer children  ⛪️Can you *actually* be a “true Christian” and believe that being gay isn’t a sin and stay in church? 💜Sharing what it’s like to have a bisexual wife as a pastor 🙋‍♀️Questioning pastors and religious authority — the two questions you need to ask directly to your leaders to find out if your church is *actually* all-loving and affirming or insidiously bait and switching  🙏🏽Reckoning with deconstruction and perhaps reconstruction ✝️Exploring the idea that “Not all Christians” are part of the problem Recommended Resources: 1:1 Coaching with Sophia SOPHIA'S LIVE, VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS: Join the live, virtual Curious & Cumming Out - Live, Virtual Sex & Sexuality Workshop  Join the live, virtual  Releasing Religious Indoctrination Workshop  ⛓🙌This workshop is for you if you’re ready to take the next step in releasing the fear of sin and shame surrounding your sexuality and evolving spirituality as you leave traditional religion. ❓What to expect:  ✨3 hours of intentional time together ✨Healing through shared experiences  ✨Quantum healing through guided mediation ✨Real world application: a closing embodiment exercise to take with you Learn more about Colby Martin: Get in touch: colbymartinonline.com UnClobber Online Course: https://courses.unclobber.com UnClobber the Book (2nd Edition): https://amzn.to/3Jk628p The Kate & Colby Show: thekateandcolbyshow.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/colbymartin/ It's time to set yourself FREE, Lovely One!  Thank you for supporting my labor of love by sharing screenshots of the podcast, subscribing, and by pledging to contribute. Because creating inspiring content demands my time, creativity, resources, and talent, I depend on generous listeners like you to support the production of my show. Kindly support Enlightened for as little as $0.99/mo by tapping here. *you may cancel at anytime. With infinite love and gratitude. xo Sophia  Stream MY QUANTUM HEALING ANTHEMS with HARP MUSIC: https://spoti.fi/3jqALGb Learn more about me and what I do: https://www.SophiaSpallino.com Follow me on Instagram for inspiring real-life stories everyday: https://www.instagram.com/sophiaspallino/ Pledge to support my show: http://bit.ly/SupportEnlightened Shop my queer & spiritual merch: https://www.SophiaSpallino.com/shop Shop my favorite books and card decks here: http://bit.ly/SoulBooks If you are seeking wisdom & guidance, branding/social media tips, dating advice, a breakup breakthrough session, or a card reading, I'd be honored to coach you: https://sophiaspallino.com/mentorship

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