When rigid, dogmatic religion becomes unbearable, many believers end up leaving the church entirely. For many others, however, faith in community is too central to give up; and yet moving toward a more authentic, open set of beliefs can be threatening, frightening and isolating. This week we’ll hear from Pastor Colby Martin, who has made this journey as an ordained minister with a background in the Southern Baptist Convention. A moving and passionate speaker, Colby has written an invaluable guide, The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity, which will be published on Tuesday.
Hear the full April 18, 2020 State of Belief Radio program here.