4 Reasons White Evangelicals Are Missing It On #BlackLivesMatter

I grew up in a family that obsessively fought for the rights of the unborn. Once I built my blog a few years ago, I found it easy to take up this familiar banner, if not because of my background, because my heart broke over the reality of unwanted children. I saw the right of a … Continue reading 4 Reasons White Evangelicals Are Missing It On #BlackLivesMatter

Unblock your writer

"I write in terror. I have to talk myself into bravery with every sentence, sometimes every syllable." –Cynthia Ozick "Don’t simply tell me that faith saves you, tell me how it almost failed you, too. Don’t tell me about love, speak of your passion. Don’t tell me you’re hurt, let me see your heart breaking. … Continue reading Unblock your writer

#NewMusicMonday: The Blackbird Revue

This week's new music feature is a long time coming. I've seen The Blackbird Revue play quite a few shows over the past five years, since they formed their current configuration of the now husband and wife duo, Jacob and Danielle Prestidge. Not all musicians can play a show that matches the pleasure and sound … Continue reading #NewMusicMonday: The Blackbird Revue

Not alone and the thing we fear most

A couple months ago, one of my friends employed in a helping profession - we'll call her Hope - traversed one of the darkest seasons you can go through in this kind of work. Being the patient, genuine listener that she is, she learned of something wrong in another person's life, an unsafe situation. So she did what we've … Continue reading Not alone and the thing we fear most