On Being Black, Woman, and Evangelical

  I’m thrilled that important conversations are taking place about the history and condition of the American evangelical church. I am humbled and honored to contribute to these conversations. This week I’m sharing at Missio Alliance about the intersectionality of being black, a woman, and an evangelical. Over the past few years, I have wrestledContinue reading “On Being Black, Woman, and Evangelical”

Leadership Issue: Hello! Millennials are Leaving the Church

Millennials are leaving the Church. That’s the conclusion that is drawn from much of the recent readings. The statement is only partially true, however, and it presents a great opportunity for the evangelical church to reconsider how she approaches the millennial generation, makes disciples, and views diversity. Taking another look at this problem offers someContinue reading “Leadership Issue: Hello! Millennials are Leaving the Church”

How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out

Racism. Racial languages. Systemic injustices and our kids. When I was a girl growing up in South Carolina, my young sister and I had several friends we would play with at school, through our extra-curricular activities, on our sports teams, and even in our home. Even though we grew up in a predominately African AmericanContinue reading “How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out”