[N]ot long ago, God gave me a revelation that empowered me finally to stand, knowing that I am beautifully and wonderfully made just as I am…
Mykal Shannon in
OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance
In his chapter of OtherWise Christian 2, Mykal talks about his struggles after growing up in Seventh-day Adventist community. It took him a long time to sort through what he had been taught, not just intellectually, but emotionally. He shares some of what has brought him peace
Mykal’s chapter, “A Revelation,” will appear in OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance (March 2020) from OtherWise Engaged Publishing.
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The Rev Mykal T. Shannon is the founding Pastor of Dynamic Faith Ministries, Inc., based in Asheboro, North Carolina, while also serving the Charlotte, North Carolina, community. He is passionate about lending support to his trans community and providing a safe worship space for all people. His first book, Trans Expressions: The Many Faces of My FTM Journey was published in 2019. Watch www.mykaltshannon.com for additional offerings. Pastor Shannon is also hosting an OtherWise Adventist discussion group on Facebook (and perhaps beyond). Visit http://www.otherwisechristian.com for more information on how to join in.
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