Live Like Jesus: How Biblical Womanhood Insults the Imago Dei

In response to Throw Like a Girl: How Feminism Insults Real Women from Desiring God: I love words and exploring their meaning. This is why I have no problem with calling myself a feminist. Evangelical critical opinions about feminism are often overgeneralized and assumed to be anti-femininity. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Feminism is, … More Live Like Jesus: How Biblical Womanhood Insults the Imago Dei

This Woman’s Mission: Mercy & Justice

My entire professional career has been in the movement to end domestic and sexual violence. I’ve moved around in this field starting as a peer educator in college to shelter advocate to state-level policy and education, and now at the national level working in development and communications. It’s so fitting that I get to communicate … More This Woman’s Mission: Mercy & Justice

Storms of Religion

“Stop the bickering and differences and just follow Jesus”.  These are the words that an elderly man uttered to me during our brief conversation at the beach today – that is, after I turned down his offer to be his girlfriend because I’m “focusing on this”; I point to the book I’m reading, the one … More Storms of Religion

What the Church Needs to Know About Domestic and Sexual Violence

I’m continuing to pray as I write this post. I don’t want to come off as a know-it-all or angry. However, the apathy in the Church and lack of knowledge must be addressed. Now, I’m a little biased, but this issue needs to be, radically, addressed in the Church, instead of passively. I mean, Jesus did flip … More What the Church Needs to Know About Domestic and Sexual Violence

Black Men Simply Need to Take Precaution

Please look up the word ‘satire’ before commenting on how offensive this was. In lieu of recent events, I believe I have found the solution to ending police brutality against underarmed Blacks, specifically men. This list of precautionary tips, while not helping to stop violence, can certainly help victims protect themselves from systematic racism. 1. … More Black Men Simply Need to Take Precaution