It embraced a “purity culture” and a conservative stance towards sexuality and the role of women and was seen as a ‘guide’ for young Christians.
Harris went on to become a senior pastor in the Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland from 2004 to 2015.
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Many people tell me that there is a different way to practice faith and I want to remain open to this, but I’m not there now. “I have lived in repentance for the past several years—repenting of my self-righteousness, my fear-based approach to life, the teaching of my books, my views of women in the church, and my approach to parenting to name a few.(There have also been spiteful, hateful comments that angered and hurt me.) The information that was left out of our announcement is that I have undergone a massive shift in regard to my faith in Jesus.The popular phrase for this is “deconstruction,” the biblical phrase is “falling away.” By all the measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian.Don’t take it personally if I don’t immediately return calls. , written when he was just 21, sold close to a million copies around the world and promoted the ideal of abstinence before marriage.
Of course there have also been strong words of rebuke from religious people.