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

Following God, Even When it Hurts Like Hell — A Post on SheLoves Magazine

I am thrilled and grateful to share my essay, “Following God, Even When it Hurts Like Hell,” over at SheLoves Magazine. ◊ I followed where I believed God told me to go. As I went, I experienced interrogation, expulsion, harassment, loss, and war. I dug in, I sacrificed, I kept going back, I kept letting people into my … Continue reading Following God, Even When it Hurts Like Hell — A Post on SheLoves Magazine