Our New City

I wrote this a few weeks ago, about 2 weeks before my husband got a job and we moved to Baltimore, MD. But over a year ago, as we waited for that green card in Cairo, for some reason we had a hunch this was the city for us. And though my husband applied for … Continue reading Our New City

The Great Commission, Immigration, & Christian Hypocrisy — A Feature in Faithfully Magazine

Very grateful to be sharing over at Faithfully Magazine about why we can’t support both missions and a Muslim ban. * A group of friends—a married couple, their newborn and their two young, single friends—get three-month visas to visit the United States. They are Muslim missionaries, passionate about America and really want to share the … Continue reading The Great Commission, Immigration, & Christian Hypocrisy — A Feature in Faithfully Magazine

A New Sabbath Practice

These days I’m wrestling with big theological doozies about American affluence, my refugee friends, what God’s blessing actually means, suffering, and supposed easy answers to a faith that has undone me. I have this tapestry of my faith and my faith journey, and a lifetime of believing in God and trying to follow Jesus. I … Continue reading A New Sabbath Practice

A Seat at the Table – My Response to a Pastor on Trumps Evangelical Advisory Council

Last month, a number of people I know were sharing a link to an article written by a member of President Trump’s Evangelical advisory council, about why the author was not resigning from the committee. Like many others, I clicked the link – not only because I wanted to read what he had to say, but … Continue reading A Seat at the Table – My Response to a Pastor on Trumps Evangelical Advisory Council