Favor

Favor

People are now reading We Too, and they are being impacted.  First Feedback: “I wonder how We Too will be received by the Church, especially its leaders. I’m hoping for change and humility and surrender to our Lord, who is grieved over our choices to shut our...
Manure Only

Manure Only

That’s me in the picture. I’m probably in the fourth grade, a year before my father passed away. I first laid eyes on this photo last month. It was in a pile of pictures my father took of me, and when I leafed through the black and whites and my eyes...
The Reality of Marital Rape

The Reality of Marital Rape

In releasing We Too, I formed a launch team. What surprised me was just how many women kept their stories private, afraid to share about something that’s seldom talked about: marital rape. Once I asked the question, several communicated with me privately of the hell...
All the Black Cats

All the Black Cats

I follow My Foster Kittens on Instagram. It was there I learned about the problem of black cats finding homes. For whatever reason, they are hard to get adopted, and when you go to a shelter, chances are, there will be more black cats waited to be adopted than other...
Suffering and Advocacy

Suffering and Advocacy

In the April issue of Christianity Today, there was a little article tucked in on page 66 that rocked my heart. It’s titled, “Becoming Human Again: After Surviving the Rwandan genocide, Denise Uwimana devoted her life to promoting healing and...
The Happy World Syndrome

The Happy World Syndrome

People often ask me why the church has historically responded so poorly to the cries of sexual abuse victims. While there are many reasons, the one that seems to rise to the top is something I’ll call THE HAPPY WORLD SYNDROME. Two Boxes We tend to separate our...
Survivors are our tutors toward revival

Survivors are our tutors toward revival

Grateful for this opportunity to talk about sexual abuse survivors being deeply important to the church. Instead of maligning and silencing, we should listen intently. Their hearts and messages are catalysts for revival, but so often the church has dismissed their...

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