Olympics Earn Gold Medals in Racism, Sexism

Olympics Earn Gold Medals in Racism, Sexism

My sixth-grade music teacher had a vision for that year’s annual Christmas pageant. For the life of me, I cannot remember her name. But I remember her passion for the nations, her fervent prayers during chapel and music class for the Lord Jesus to come now as we were...
The Spiritual Benefits of Your Furry Companion

The Spiritual Benefits of Your Furry Companion

A friend shared his picture on Facebook. He had shaggy hair with sad eyes. I fell in love immediately. “This little guy needs a home!” The caption read. “Anyone interested? He is a sweet, sweet boy and very friendly.” After a back and forth in the comments section, I,...
Forget Southern Baptists; We Have Our Own Issues

Forget Southern Baptists; We Have Our Own Issues

The Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC’s) 2021 meeting in Nashville last week led to significant reactions from both outsiders and insiders. As the findings against fired seminary president Paige Patterson, the baseless fears of critical race theory and anxiety around...
Why It’s OK to Have Mouthy Women in Your Church

Why It’s OK to Have Mouthy Women in Your Church

When I was little, I was taught Jesus loved me because the Bible told me so. Little ones to him belong. I was the weak one; he was the strong one. When I was baptized, I was taught that I now lived a life to be modeled by his, dying to self and beginning a new life....