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Trauma

S02E05 – JUMP!

In today’s story episode, I’m going to take you Peru where my friend Rob from OUT Adventures helped me to experience my own outer discovery adventure and inner journey for the soul.

Going into this trip, I had everything on the OUTSIDE that I thought should make me happy, but I wasn’t. I was in desperate need of an inner transformation. I needed to find a space within myself where I felt safe enough and brave enough to jump.

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S02E02 – Surrounded by help

I never considered that I might be surrounded by help. For most of my life I’ve been afraid to ask for help, because asking for help meant getting hurt.  And as a kid I thought I was supposed to avoid getting hurt.

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SEASON 2 – Asking for help

By finding the courage to ask for the help I desperately needed I slowly started to understand that I wasn’t broken. I slowly started to understand that I was not alone. I slowly started to let go of holding onto the control that I thought was keeping me safe.

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The homophobic church

Welcome to a special topic episode on our current fight for a national ban against conversion therapy.

Bill C-6 is the Canadian government’s plan to implement a nationwide ban on conversion therapy. In response, our evangelical and catholic churches are fighting to keep this lethal practice alive. Our LGBTQ2S+ children are being harmed by the homophobic church.

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Man erased: S01E29

Man erased Hello and welcome to Episode 29 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for the final episode of season one!  I can’t believe that it’s already been over a year since I first embarked on this soul-searching journey of healing,…

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MOM & DAD – PART 2: Loving in the gray

Mom & Dad – part 2: with LGBTQ parents Dave & Lorraine Powell Hello and welcome to Episode 28 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for the second part of my interview with my parents. If you haven’t already listened to…

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Mom & Dad – part 1: learning to see one another

Mom & Dad – part 1: with LGBTQ parents Dave & Lorraine Powell Hello and welcome to Episode 27 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for today’s interview episode. On today’s episode I’m joined with Christian parenting experts, LGBTQ2S+ advocates, and…

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All aren’t welcome: S01E26

All aren’t welcome Hello and welcome to Episode 26 of This Little Light Of Mine.  My name is James Powell and I’m glad that you’re able to join me for today’s story episode, ‘All aren’t welcome’. I always dreamed that there would be peace on the other side of the rainbow.  I thought that once…

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Toxic outing: S01E24

Coming out – I sat in a chair facing my parents who sat on opposite ends of a sofa on the other side of the room. With one glance at my mom’s already watering eyes I knew that I was about to be devastated.

My father spoke the words, ‘We have reasons to believe that you may be struggling with same-sex attraction’

This is the start of my toxic outing.

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Toxic Jesus – with Marc-Henri Sandoz Paradella: S01E23

Have you been influenced by a toxic Jesus? These idols are born out of oppressive systems that seek to manipulate, control and guilt trip the individual.

Following these idols creates a toxic spirituality that perpetuates harm, covers up the wounds, spiritually bypasses, hides the truth, avoids facing reality, and rejects the pain.

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