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...
A Prayer of Lament and Repentance for Churches

A Prayer of Lament and Repentance for Churches

I prayed this prayer over the Southern Baptist Convention this afternoon. May our churches pray this prayer and experience repentance, restoration and renewal. That is my sincere hope. A PRAYER OF LAMENT Our majestic, sovereign, empathetic, beautiful Father in heaven,...
We Too’s Companion

We Too’s Companion

Yesterday, I released Healing Every Day, a 90-Day Devotional Journey. It’s a sister, a companion if you will, to WE TOO. The book reflects my love of Scripture (you walk through a verse from every book of the Bible), and my confidence that God is in the process...
What if the church could be like this?

What if the church could be like this?

Huge thanks to my college roommate Connie who shared this speech by Viola Davis with me. I know this is a commitment, but please take the time to watch this beautiful video. (Trigger warning as it mentions childhood sexual abuse, but not in a graphic way). Ask...
How Do We Drown Out the Echoes of Silence?

How Do We Drown Out the Echoes of Silence?

This is a poignant guest post from Lyneta Smith who is an author and speaker. She lives with her husband near Nashville, TN. She loves spending time with her adult daughters and meeting with friends at the local coffee shop. You’ll find more of her story of healing by...
A Prayer

A Prayer

My friend Vicar Troy Cady shared this prayer on his Facebook page yesterday, and I asked his permission to share it with you. He does amazing work around the idea of play at PlayFull.org. Say HI to TROY: Every day I hear from people who are broken by the church, who...

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