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A Memoir of Abuse, Betrayal, and Transformation

Christa Brown

Baptistland weaves together a story of love, hope, and spiritual transformation despite a troubled Southern family, society, and religion that places women as less than, and ignores its own transgressions and hypocrisy.



poems on reclaiming the pieces of ourselves and creating something new

Marla Taviano

Marla Taviano sets out on a journey to become whole after faith deconstruction, a journey you too will enjoy in these poems about looking back to move forward, new thoughts on god, our inner lives, embodied living, and books, books, books.

whole by Marla Taviano
Theologizin' Bigger

Theologizin' Bigger

Homilies on Living Freely and Loving Wholly

Trey Ferguson

Pastor, podcaster, and public theologian Trey Ferguson encourages you to re-engage your imagination, and to construct theologies that speak to our current contexts, just as people of faith have done throughout history.

Theologizin Bigger
Faith Doesn't Erase Grief

Faith Doesn't Erase Grief

Embracing the Experience and Finding Hope

Kate J. Meyer, MDiv, LPC

The grieving process is part of being human, but far too often, grievers are rushed into rejoicing that their loved one is in heaven. It is time for a better way to acknowledge that you can struggle with grief and still love God.

Faith Doesn't Define Grief
Cradled in the Arms of Compassion

Cradled in the Arms of Compassion

A Spiritual Journey from Trauma to Recovery

Frank Rogers Jr., PhD

Cradled in the Arms of Compassion is at once a narrative account of transformation and a spiritual memoir that details the survivor’s journey. It's an extraordinary application of imaginative meditation that readers and practitioners will find utterly fascinating.

Cradled in the Arms of Compassion
Giving Up God

Giving Up God

Resurrecting a Spirituality of Love and Wonder

Sarah Henn Hayward
(Special Price through 4/21 )

So many of us wonder, is God really real? If we pursue our questions, what might we find? While the church seems to be shutting out those with questions, Sarah Henn Hayward shows us how to go beyond handed-down religion and resurrect a spirituality of love and wonder.

Giving Up God


A Sassy Memoir about Coming Out of Evangelicalism

Brandon Flanery

As millions exit the church due to its politics and its treatment of LGBTQ+ people, Brandon Flanery brings us Stumbling: A Sassy Memoir about Coming Out of Evangelicalism to give us a glimpse into why he and others are leaving and to bring us the hope he’s found on the other side.

Stumbling by Brandon Flanery


A Story of Faith, Identity, and Authenticity

Cynthia Vacca Davis

Intersexion is a life-giving true story about choosing between social acceptance or health, fear or authenticity—as a sexual minority, ally, or asker of difficult questions. It’s a book for anyone who finds themselves at intersections by no choice of our own.

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At an Intersection on Queer Inclusion, But Not on the Fence

At an Intersection on Queer Inclusion, But Not on the Fence

As humans in polite society, we know when it’s socially acceptable to avoid certain topics. Politics, finances, a secret penchant for blaring Nickelback alone in the car—we all pick and choose what to reveal in various settings. I could retreat into vague statements of pseudoconsent and have a shot at becoming a well-loved professor like I’d always dreamed. Or, I could be brave, like Danny before me, and take a step out into territory from which there would be no return.

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