#SilenceIsNotSpiritual – A Beginning

#SilenceIsNotSpiritual – A Beginning

#SilenceIsNotSpiritual – A Beginning My obsession with empathy was put to the test one winter morning just before Christmas, 2018. Advent is one of my favorite seasons, full of the ache, weight, and pressure of something about to be birthed. For more than a decade, I...
the cost of perverted preaching

the cost of perverted preaching

from death to life March 19, 2018 BY LYNNE HYBELS #SilenceIsNotSpiritual is committed to calling the global church to change, not just in the United States. The following article, written by Lynne Hybels, addresses abuse and patriarchy experienced in India and the...
you have taken up my cause

you have taken up my cause

you have taken up my cause March 9, 2018 by Kate Wallace Nunneley I was told once that lament can open up things in your soul that you didn’t know were there. When we feel like we have no words, perhaps borrowing them is a place to start. I’ve borrowed a few from the...
restoring ezer

restoring ezer

restoring ezer February 25, 2018 by Lisa Sharon Harper All the way to the days of slavery in America, every woman in my mother’s direct line of ancestry suffered sexual violence. This includes me. My great aunt died in the woods after being raped by her uncle. My...
a prayer of lament

a prayer of lament

a prayer of lament February 19, 2018 by Dr. Mimi Haddad Saint Macrina welcomed the poor, the disabled, and the abused prostitute into her home. Her communion with the marginalized, and her commitment to love them as family, embodied God’s presence, compelling the...