I Am a Feminist

I Am a Feminist

With the International Women’s Day taking place on Friday, March 8, I want to make this declaration clear: “I am a feminist.” Gloria Steinem once said, “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” For Christians who read and...
Why You Need to Say the Other F Word in Church

Why You Need to Say the Other F Word in Church

There was a time, not all that long ago, when I would not stand in front of a group of people and say the other F word. No, not the one you’re thinking of! I’m talking about the F word that has a tendency to raise so many eyebrows in evangelical churches and the...

Women’s Inequality: From the Pulpit and Beyond

I was initiated into adulthood through more than the traditional graduation from high school. I will never forget that summer because I was excited to be participating in the National American Baptist Youth Gathering as a small group leader. My anticipation of an...

Saudi Women May Be Allowed to Vote, But Not Drive

Saudi Arabia is striding toward the future – about an inch at a time. And then backward about three-quarters of that. Saudi King Abdullah announced earlier that women in his country would finally get the right to vote and run for office – but not yet. Four years from...