10+ Commandments (uncut)

I'm grateful for space to write about about multiple women's experiences in pastoral ministry and the persistence of sexism in the church. To fit the guidelines, I needed to cut this piece down by half. Below is the full version for those interested:   Last week a male colleague explained my sermon to me. I’m … Continue reading 10+ Commandments (uncut)


While we were still sinner

Raleigh Mennonite Church Romans 5 When I was in high school, an enthusiastic speaker invited my youth group to smash all of our non-Christian music CDs. In retrospect, the thought of this was so odd and outrageous that I went back to check in with a friend from my high school to see if I … Continue reading While we were still sinner

Ascension 2017

Luke 1:39-57 You probably know some of Roald Dahl’s work, books like James and the Giant Peach or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I’ve read the complete set with Tennyson over the past couple years. But the last book I read, the final books we read, was Boy, Roald Dahl’s autobiography. It was in this … Continue reading Ascension 2017