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A Legacy of Praying Women
Originally Posted: 10/01/2014 - 12:31pm | Type: Blog

Change is going to come, but not through politics, or legislation, nor the occasional controversy, like the firestorm that recently brewed in the NFL. Change comes through a collective value, a collective visi ...

The Loophole That Allows Domestic Abusers to Have Guns
Originally Posted: 07/30/2014 - 3:03pm | Type: Blog

Across the country, dangerous people with records of domestic violence, stalking, and aggression have no legal restriction keeping them from obtaining guns. Across the country, d ...

Speak Out Sunday Helps Faith Communities Address Tough Issues
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 11:39am | Type: Blog

Christian women are subject to sexual and gender-based violence — but when is the last time you heard about this issue in a church? At a routine doctor’s appointment recently, my ...

A Gift for Mother’s Day
Originally Posted: 05/10/2012 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

For those of us whose mothers have gone to be with God, Mother’s Day is a poignant reminder of loss. It’s a day of prayer, reflection and thanksgiving for our mothers, for the love and nurture we received from ...

Breaking the Chains of Religious Tradition
Originally Posted: 04/24/2012 - 2:38pm | Type: Blog

Where I come from - that means here in the United States, in 2012 - women fear, legitimately, that they might lose their children if they lose their religion. Where I come from, ...