• Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl

  • By: Tiffany Dawn
  • Podcast
  • Summary

  • This is my faith journey, from a black and white view of God and the Bible, to a new understanding of Christianity. I hope my story can be a breath of fresh air for you too. Love, Tiffany Dawn
    © 2022 Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl
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Episodes
  • Feb 25 2022

    What's it like being married when one person is deconstructing and one person isn't? Today James and I both share the hardest parts of this deconstruction journey, how it's affected our marriage and what we’ve learned along the way. Welcome back to the "Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl" podcast! We hope you enjoy this final episode of the season. XOXO, Tiffany

    HERE ARE TODAY'S QUESTIONS:
    Q1: What did James initially think about deconstruction? (@0:44)

    Q2: Was James ever afraid that Tiffany might leave the faith? (@1:35)

    Q3: Looking back, where did your ideas on hot topic issues originate? (@3:00)

    Q4. What did James think about the podcast episodes this season? (@3:40)

    Q5: Was our takeaway different than was intended when we were growing up in church? (@5:43)

    Q6: What was the hardest part of deconstruction for Tiffany? How has our approach to Bible reading changed? (@7:18)

    Q7: Did deconstruction conversations ever feel divisive or like a personal attack to James? (@12:50)

    Q8: Does James still have catastrophic worries about Tiffany ending up in spiritual la la land? Why or why not? (@16:50)

    Q9: Why is deconstruction sometimes seen as black and white with only one possible ending? What is the fruit of our journey saying? (@17:50)
     
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    19 mins
  • Feb 18 2022

    Today we're talking with Carlos Rodríguez about if our approach to evangelism needs to change. We're also talking about a bunch of hot topics in social justice and about finding Jesus in deconstruction!! SO EXCITED about this episode!! It is so thought-provoking and a different perspective than I ever heard growing up. Welcome back to the "Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl" podcast! XOXO, Tiffany

    HERE ARE TODAY'S QUESTIONS:
    Q1: Would you tell us a little of your personal journey with social justice and Christianity? And what has been the fruit (good or bad) of that approach? (@4:18)

    Q2: What have you observed about conservative Christian approaches toward social justice? What is the fruit of the approach? (@6:11)

    Q3: Does God have a preference for the poor? And is that the best thing He can also do for the rich? (@12:48)

    Q4. How, if at all, does this understanding of social justice change the way we view evangelism? If so, what changes should we be making as the church? (@14:12)

    Q5: Let’s take a side bar here. Is deconstruction biblical? Did Jesus teach it? (@15:07) 

    Q6: Have our mission trips been evangelization or colonization, or both? (@16:26)

    Q7: Is it okay to question everything? Will we find Jesus there? (@17:51)

    Q8: Growing up we emphasized the salvation of souls over the physical bodies of people. What are your thoughts on that? (@21:36)

    Q9: I want to dive into a couple hot topic social justice issues with you. The first one is racial justice. (@27:10)

    Q10: On a similar note, would you talk with us about Christian Nationalism? (@33:32)

    Q11: What do you think it means to be pro life? Is our version of pro life biblical? (And can we talk about identity politics?) (@37:51)

    Q12: What does the Bible teach us about political parties? Would Jesus want us to only vote Republican? (@45:06)

    Q13: What do you think is the most important takeaway for my listeners? (Spoiler: It’s about deconstruction!) (@51:12)
     
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    CARLOS’S BOOKS:
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    RECOMMENDED READING
    (The book links below are my Amazon affiliate links. These are the books we talked about in the episode!)
    ⭐️“The Road Away from God: How Love Finds Us Even as We Walk Away” by Jonathan Martin
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    ⭐️Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg’s Books:
    https://www.amazon.com/Danya-Ruttenberg/e/B001JRYKX6?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1645035627&sr=8-1 

    ⭐️“Living Brave” by Shannon Dingle
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    58 mins
  • Feb 11 2022

    Sponsored by Faithful Counseling: http://faithfulcounseling.com/tiffanydawn - Today we're talking with Mike McDonald of The Bible Project about social justice! What does the word "righteous" actually mean, and how is it tied to justice? (This word study changes everything!!) How is bad theology hurting our approach to justice? What is biblical vs social justice? (Is there even a difference?) SO EXCITED about this episode!! Welcome back to the "Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl" podcast! XOXO, Tiffany

    HERE ARE TODAY'S QUESTIONS:
    Q1: Why do you think social justice can be such a controversial topic in some Christian circles?  (And what is the church history behind this “controversy”?) (@1:38)

    Q2: Why do you think social justice is sometimes pegged as a liberal issue in churches? (@5:40)

    Q3: What is the fruit of a Christianity where you neglect the social justice aspect of our faith? (@8:15)

    Q4: Why are we quick to split up the social justice vs. the spiritual disciplines? (And how does our heaven and earth theology play into this?) (@11:00)

    Q5: Where does this biblical understanding of justice begin? Why is it so important to God? (@14:05)

    Q6: What is the difference between “biblical justice” and “social justice”? (@17:35)

    Q7: What are the original words for righteousness and justice? How do they work together? (@19:55)

    Q8: How do we practically make a difference? (@23:45)

    Q9: How do we figure out self-care boundaries in our approach to justice? (@27:25)

    Q10: Why is it so difficult to accept we’ve been a part of the problem? What does repentance look like as a passive participant in the problem?  (@30:20)

    Q11: How can we use our voices for justice? (@34:21)

    VIDEO ON SOCIAL JUSTICE:
    https://bibleproject.com/podcast/justice-part-2-what-social-justice-and-righteousness-bible/

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    NEW VIDS on TUESDAYS: Life Advice You Don't Hear in Church!🔥
    NEW VIDS on FRIDAYS: Season 2 of "Outgrowing the Good Christian Girl"! 💕

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    40 mins

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