Bailey Brawner (she/her/hers)

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You can connect with me on the internet here to learn more about me, see pictures of my adorable fur-baby, or to see what pop culture icons I’m spending too much time obsessing over.

In this section though, I wanted to share some things about myself that I believe, things you probably won’t see while scrolling through a feed.

  • I believe you should never feel guilty for things that bring you joy.
  • I believe God shows up in bars and coffee shops, just as much (if not more) than sanctuaries.
  • I believe our humanity is of sacred worth, and should be treated as nothing less than that.
  • I believe in grace, grace that is both undeserved and a gift we never need to earn.
  • I believe faith is lived out by the things we do, not the liturgies we recite on Sunday mornings.
  • I believe trauma is when we undervalue or deny someone their humanity.
  • I believe we vote with our wallets.
  • I believe in asking who can be hurt by the ways we talk about God, and I believe in expanding our language to make it hurt a little bit less for someone.
  • I believe faith is active, an invitation to speak out about who God created you to be.
  • I believe there is space for everyone at the table, but we often create the table to be too small.
  • I believe church should be the place we don’t need to negotiate who we are, and when it’s the place we need to defend parts of ourselves, it’s no longer church.
  • I believe the Bible is full of stories of imperfect people doing their best, and through these people, we get to see ourselves in the sacred texts.
  • I believe that personal growth is the new comfortable.
  • I believe love is both a feeling and a choice.
  • I believe that my story, your story, our story matters, and that stories are sacred.
  • I believe in the power of small moments of resistance in limiting systems.

I’d love to connect and hear about what you believe! Thanks for reading.


2 thoughts on “About

  1. “I believe you should never feel guilty for things that bring you joy.” If a person enjoys lying but wants to come to know God and accept Jesus Christ in their heart and inherit the kingdom of God then they HAVE to repent and feel guilty for what they have done, no? It’s the only way

    Jesus said “I am the way the truth and the light no one comes to the father except through me”

    Also, tell that to the person who likes to prey on children and say “you can keep doing it because you enjoy it and you shouldn’t feel guilty”

    You are a hypocrite, you create God in your own image

    Romans 16:17-18
    I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive

    James 3:1-2
    read it

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