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In Episode 4 of 6 of Faithful Deconstruction, Jessie Cruickshank of Whoology and Rowland Smith of Forge America explore how we journey with one another through deconstruction so we don’t lose our faith, even when we are so over it.
Drawing from personal experience, Pastor Greg shares his insights on navigating difficult seasons of doubt and frustration. God led him on a journey to grapple with his doubts and how this experience changed the way he thought about running his church.
With a new perspective on faith and community, Pastor Greg shares how he has reimagined the role of the church in the lives of its members. From creating a safe space for those who are questioning to fostering an environment of authentic relationships and vulnerability, this episode offers valuable insights into the transformative power of deconstruction and reconstruction.
Whether you’re a pastor or simply someone who is curious about the process of deconstruction and transformation, you won’t want to miss this inspiring and thought-provoking episode. Join us now as we hear from Pastor Greg and discover the ways in which we can all be a part of a community that fosters growth, bravery, authenticity, and love.
We have created a free resource called Six Questions to Help you Rediscover Your Faith available to download at Whoology.co/faithfuldeconstruction.
If you’re interested in exploring the intersection of faith and doubt and learning how to navigate the deconstruction process in a healthy and transformative way, be sure to watch this video and join us in the conversation in the comments section below.
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