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Allied Partnership Blog: Time’s Up on Church Silence About Sexual Violence

Last week, I read online that the heroic Rachael Denhollander, first of Larry Nassar’s victims to take her story to police and the press, suffered the loss of her church as a consequence of going public with her story. 1,199 more words

Church & Gender Inequality

Darkness and Religion

I have a nephew who has shut everyone out of his life since he was very, very young. Socially awkward and full of rage. Pent up rage that pierces through his eyes if you happen to catch him in a glance toward you. 2,055 more words

Personal Growth

Authentic Christian Living

THE CHURCH TODAY has lost its credibility in the community. Incidents of child abuse by members of the clergy have tarnished congregations of all denominations.  Reports of domestic violence within supposedly “Christian” marriages are increasing.   337 more words

Christian Journey

My Sheep Hear My Voice - Flee From the Hirelings!

Today there are a plethora of voices and opinions crying out for our attention within Christian circles and we simply must take stock and decide who we will listen to, and whom we can trust. 4,248 more words

Bible Teachings & Exhortations

Using Y(our) Prophetic Voices

I recently had the honor of hosting a number of  Mama Bears, women who are fiercely protective of and advocating for their LGBTQ kids, at one of our Blue Ocean Faith Columbus church services.  1,353 more words

Women's Issues

Sin of Silence

Feeling pretty disheartened today about reading this article (Clergy Wives Speak Out About Domestic Abuse) about some pastors abusing their wives all while justifying that it’s Biblical. 828 more words

Authentic Faith

When Answering The Call Means Leaving

I love Jesus, I love justice, I love myself, and because of these things the likelihood of anyone seeing me in a pew on a Sunday is slim. 1,232 more words

CBE-Voices Of Color