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This post is very difficult for me to write.
Thirteen years ago. The road turned from pavement to packed snow […]
I posted on [D]mergent this week another entry for the UncoSynchro blog a reflection about the non-indictment of Darren Wilson and the events unfolding in Ferguson and around the country, along with resources that lift up non-white voices on racism and reflecting on social justice.
I am participating in the UncoSynchro blog, a writing collaborative effort from #Unco14, focusing on subversive themes of faith and life. The theme for November is (Un)Gratitude. This is my first entry for the UncoSynchro blog, and I will participate monthly.
As we enter this season of Thanksgiving, this year I’m a bit more […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a personal blog post, so here are the Top Ten Things I’ve Been Up To:
I’ve been a busy bee writing lately!
Check out my post on Open Gathering’s Edge Pieces on “Breaking the Silence: Disability, Mental Illness and the Church.” As part of National Mental Health Awareness Week and the launch […]
Today is Maundy Thursday. Yesterday I wrote for [D]mergent a reflection after seeing a local production of Jesus Christ Superstar with an all-female cast on Palm Sunday. The production was incredible but the portrayal of Jesus was deeply moving. Check out my reflections on Fully Human Jesus.
I reflected on the concept of becoming “unchurched” today at [D]mergent:
When I was in seminary, I remember attending denominational events for seminarians and new pastors in which we talked about the “unchurched.” Questions were asked about in workshops and seminars about how we were going to reach the unchurched. Friends were […]
This has been a whirlwind year.
One year ago today, we were just starting to get the inkling that we might need to move, despite being homeowners for only seven months. We were having trouble getting the resources AJ needs for his autism. We were arguing with the school district about resources provided and with […]
Jennifer Harris Dault edited this wonderful collection of the call stories of Baptist Women in Ministry, and my story is included! You can read an introduction by Jennifer, like Jennifer’s Facebook page, and of course, order your […]
I wrote for [D]mergent this week asking the question if we can find common ground on abortion. This is a very complicated, emotional issue, and after 40 years of Roe v. Wade, I feel it’s high time that both sides moved to work together to reduce abortions in this country through education […]