Traci Rhoades is an author, blogger, and Bible teacher. Today, Traci shares her early curiosity with hands on faith, why a humanities class opened her up to more Christian traditions, and how reading more widely led her deeper. She also shares why she wrote her book Not All Who Wander (Spiritually) Are Lost. Traci’s story teaches us that different traditions give us fresh understanding of our ancient faith.
Listen to Traci’s story now!
Stories Traci shared:
- How her blog opened her up to new traditions
- Growing up in rural Missouri
- Teaching elementary students as a high schooler
- Going to a private Christian university
- How two classes in humanities shaped her faith
- Meeting her husband and moving to Michigan
- How reading more widely led her deeper
- What she believes godly fruit is and why it matters
- Why she wrote her book for Evangelicals for whom it wasn’t enough
Great quotes from Traci:
It’s funny to me that there are practical reasons that God uses in divine ways.
I didn’t realize how much wider would lead me deeper.
If you expect to find a church that won’t hurt you, you won’t.
Resources we mentioned:
- Traci’s website
- Not All Who Wander (Spiritually) Are Lost: A Story of Church
- A Fellowship of Differents: Showing the World God’s Design for Life Together by Scot McKnight
- Streams of Living Water: Celebrating the Great Traditions of Christian Faith by Richard J. Foster