A Guide to Using Pronouns Using Correct Pronouns is Easy! Pronouns Are Easy  Proper pronoun usage is not hard. It is common to hear people say that using pronouns correctly is difficult, but it just requires mindfulness and a willingness

Building Queer Focused Spiritual Communities In our increasingly digital world, virtual communities have provided a lifeline for many individuals, offering a sense of connection and support. At Folx with Faith, we cherish our virtual meetings that create inclusive environments for

Jump To: The History of Queer Pride and Recent Legislative Challenges Healing Access Gaps for Queer Spirituality Pride & Healing from Religious Trauma (RTS) How Allies Can Support and Respectfully Participate in Queer Pride Guidance for Churches and Religious Organizations

The Word is Queer Several people have asked why Folx with Faith uses the word “queer.” Recently, I was in a meeting where I used the term “queer-centric faith-based affinity groups,” and the person I was speaking with said, “Every

The Power of Music in Queer Spirituality and Empowerment Music has always held a transformative power, especially within the queer community, where it has been an avenue for empowerment, self-actualization, self-expression, and spiritual growth. As Shakespeare famously wrote, “If music

Expressions of Divine Love: Gender Diversity & Spirituality In recent years, the conversation around gender identity has moved beyond simple binaries to embrace a spectrum that more accurately reflects the diverse experiences of humanity. This shift is not only cultural

Understanding Religious Trauma “It is a lie – any talk of God that does not comfort you.” – Meister Eckhart This profound statement by Meister Eckhart is one of my favorite quotes and starkly contrasts with the conceptions of God

Introduction: Rev. Paul Smith Rev. Paul Smith, was a revered mystic, teacher, author, and minister, that spent 49 years at the helm of Broadway Church in Kansas City, Missouri. His tenure at a church that transitioned from conservative Southern Baptist

  “Unconditional love is a state of perpetual forgiveness. Forgive upfront before things happen. Like love or gratitude Forgiveness is a state of consciousness.” ~ Rev. D Spotlighting Rev. Deborah L. Johnson (Rev. D)       Luminary of Forgiveness,

Searching for a Path My spiritual journey began at a young age in a landscape of rules, dogmas, and doctrines. As a sacred rebel, I struggled with my religious upbringing, and frequently challenged its mandates. I can hear the teenage