Sarah Over the Moon is one of my new favorite bloggers. Today on her blog she speaks out on abuse. This is a beautiful post and it needs to be heard.
Trigger Warning for abuse and rape:
I’ve been tired of fighting. Been feeling like nothing is coming through. Been terrified of being dismissed as an angry feminist. But being too filled with words–bursting at the seams with them. All the words I’ve held back because of fear and good ol’ Christian niceties.
All those words can’t be contained anymore.
Because things are wrong.
Things are unfair.
People are hurting.
How can you just stand there?
And there I go again. I guess I am just an angry feminist. But how can you not be? How can you hear the abusive words that church leaders say, how can you hear about the rape and the abuse and the churches that cover it up and not be angry?
It breaks my heart when people tell me that I don’t care about unity because I will not embrace abusive theology or those who…
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