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My latest article for The Christian Citizen, on what it means to be a citizen of the oppressive empire: https://christiancitizen.us/how-do-you-pray-when-youre-babylon/
I rarely post sermons because often what I end up preaching only resembles the manuscript.
I write out a full manuscript, usually by Thursday, for Sunday’s sermon. But I only review the manuscript a few times before Sunday, and I do not take the manuscript with me into the pulpit.
In seminary, my homiletics professor […]
Warning: spoilers ahead from Star Wars: The Last Jedi
My husband and I have a standing Star Wars date. On the Friday of its release, we both take the day off from work. Kiddo is in school, so we don’t have to pay for childcare. We get to see the film for the matinee price, […]
(I wrote this review for The Young Clergywomen’s Project)
Unlike Carol Howard Merritt, I grew up in a small, progressive American Baptist congregation. I felt that in my church life, I grew […]
If you are in the Pacific Northwest, you ought to join me at the Creative Ink Festival in Vancouver, BC! Creative Ink is a gathering of writers, readers, and artists, for three days of classes, panels, networking, creative sessions and more! It is also one of the most affordable conferences–only $80 Canadian to attend all […]
I wrote this article for [D]mergent this week on the importance and absolute necessity of churches creating safe and accessible spaces-including restrooms–for disabled persons as well as transgender individuals. Please check it out, read it, and share it–because we don’t often talk about these issues within our congregational contexts. We talk about laws […]
I contribute to [D]mergent on a regular basis (usually on Wednesdays). This week, I reflected on “Good Fridays, Everyday” and the recognition that the sting of death is not taken away by Easter. We still deal with loss and pain, but we live with hope. Check it out here.
Revised Common Lectionary: Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 (or Acts 10:34-43); John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8
Narrative Lectionary: Easter, Matthew 28:1-10 (Psalm 118:19-24)
The day has come that we have been waiting for has come, and the tomb has been found empty!
For the season of Easter, the Revised […]
Fifty clergy women each wrote a chapter in There’s A Woman In the Pulpit: Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments, and the Healing Power of Humor. I am honored to be part of the RevGalBlogPals and to have a chapter in […]
Starting a new year, we often look back on the past year and strive to do better. We make resolutions. And, […]