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August 15, 2018
Resistance Training: Our Words Matter
He called her a dog. The day after white supremacists tried to rally in our...
August 06, 2018
The Gospel According to Hamilton: Borders, Walls, and Who’s Really Free
On Sunday, Aug. 5, dozens of churches nationwide participated in a Hamilton Preach-In. Each participating...
July 12, 2018
Not Just Papa John: There Are All Kinds of Racists
A friend of mine witnessed an incident the other day. Some folks had car trouble...
July 11, 2018
Better Songs, Better Stories: Give Girls More Than “Pretty”
We start conditioning girls young. The message is, your main goal in life is to...
July 03, 2018
Internalized Misogyny: When Women Are the Part of the Patriarchy Problem
Last week, I got to discuss my book with Adam Ericksen of The Raven Foundation....
July 02, 2018
The Edge of Great Change: Why All the Ugliness is Still Good News
I take it for granted sometimes that I can stand up and preach on a...
June 26, 2018
While You Were Sleeping: Kansas City ICE Agent Assaults Attorney, Pregnant Mother and Child Deported
When I talked to Andrea Comfort Martinez on the phone earlier today, she was waiting...
June 11, 2018
Piecing it Together: Childcare Struggles and Economic Justice for Women
One minute, it's the last week of school. There is something extra special and important...
May 29, 2018
“The White Man’s Guide to Not Being a Jerk,” Abridged
When it comes to issues of gender equality and racism, I feel the frustration and...
May 22, 2018
Very Christian White Guys: Here’s the Problem with Complementarianism
It was a fun weekend. I had a book signing at my local Barnes and...
April 10, 2018
And Who Else Would We Be?
I wrote a book last summer. It made me really angry. That book *officially* releases...
January 26, 2018
Career Obsessed Banshees with Snake-Filled Heads: Why Courtland Sykes Is No Joke
Career-obsessed banshees. She-devils who shriek from the tops of tall buildings. Mean-spirited radical feminists. Women...
January 15, 2018
White, Polite, and Part of the Problem: How to Honor MLK Day
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that white people, as a rule, like for...
January 08, 2018
Not-So-Little Black Dresses
"I'm not usually into award shows... but I watched every minute of the Golden Globes...
July 26, 2017
Lace Up, and Go Care for the Wounded
A sad truth for today: I have maybe the best, most timely and important post...
June 06, 2017
Rev. William Barber II is the Voice of the Moral Minority
I had this whole post in my head... about Trump's unbelievable Tweet criticizing the mayor of...
May 02, 2017
This One Is Different, and It’s Also Just the Same: On the Death of Jordan Edwards
Last night, Jordan Edwards--a 15 year old football player and outstanding student--was shot and killed...
January 23, 2017
Signs of Strength: Thoughts on the Women’s March
Guest post: Dr. Kimberly Jones One of the first signs that I saw as we...
December 13, 2016
Moana, the “Other” Princess: Thoughts on Identity and Belonging
Guest post: by Rev. Allison Ruari When I was three, I learned the words to...
March 26, 2015
From the Crowd to the Cross: Palm Sunday and Religious Liberty
Palm Sunday--the gateway to Holy Week. Which is not only deeply sacred and important and...
April 29, 2014
Red Tape at the Table
Picture this: a devout woman, active in her local parish, has been denied communion for...
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