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The Honest Truth About Loving Deeper (Art of Advocacy)

The Honest Truth About Loving Deeper (Art of Advocacy)

Loving others seemed good and something to be defined by. Until it was loving the same small group of people deeper. Loving people seems like living a great story.  Loving my family was just draining. Loving someone from another culture felt exotic. Loving those I see...

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Movement or a Moment?

Movement or a Moment?

This is part of the series, Your Voice on Racism. Do you have a story to share? We need to hear it! Consider submitting it here!  _______________________________________________________ What is a Movement? A Movement or a Moment? I’ve thought about this question ever...

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Lament for the American Church

Over the last three months, I've been trying to answer one question often--what does it mean to be the Church where I live, through this season? Of course I have ideas, but I don't have the answer. And so I wonder: how can I lead my family and those I influence, if I...

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3 Tips to Be a Peacemaker

3 Tips to Be a Peacemaker

When the world is crazy or when we care about something a lot, how do we do advocacy well. Here are three tips to be peacemakers!

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Art of Advocacy: When It is Time To Cocoon

Art of Advocacy: When It is Time To Cocoon

I've been writing a lot recently to process what has been going on in the United States. Not only have we been dealing with COVID-19, unemployment and politics, but also something dear to my heart, racism. In my lifetime, the issue of racism has never been brought...

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Color Kindness: Challenge For #BetterDays

Color Kindness: Challenge For #BetterDays

You can’t color with charcoal. But you can color kindness for better days ahead. The lines have been set. The world waits in wonder. And now is your chance to move and make a difference with light and beauty. Obviously, I am speaking in metaphors. Most of us are still...

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Journal Through Change Challenge: Pandemic Processing

Journal Through Change Challenge: Pandemic Processing

Scrolling hours mindlessly through social media. Watching Tiger King (again). Snapped again at the kids because they can’t get their dang school from home project done. You keep hiding in the bathroom. It is 4pm. Your morning coffee has been reheated ten times....

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