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I hung out with some of my alumni recently.  (If you’re new here…I worked in college ministry for 12 yrs.)  My guuuuurl, Tia noticed me lookin’ all sad and dejected.  When we talked later, I told her it wasn’t about anything she’d imagined, but just regular ole shame.  The type of shame that makes you wanna […]

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Yesterday a friend posted on Facebook from April Fiet about not praying for her children’s future spouses.  After some comments back & forth on the Facebook post we realized we had some similar thinking about this which is not to give our children the idea that they aren’t whole people if they never marry.  Yet, […]

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A few years ago, I worked for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as a Regional Black Campus Ministries Coordinator.  That meant I was in charge of overseeing all of IV’s black chapters, black staff & non-black staff working with black students in MI, OH, W. VA & Western PA.  I’d been doing work with black students specifically -by request […]

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Today I started my new job as a Program Director for a local nonprofit.  It was fabulous.  There are many aspects of this position I know I’m going to love including getting to train several non-profit Boards in volunteer management & volunteer recruitment.  It’s amazingly up my alley.  Thank. You. God. So.  I guess Ima’ […]

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I’m back y’all!  I can’t wait to share more of what this little 6 week break has done for my tender bloggy heart, but I am definitely not going anywhere.  For now, I’m guest posting over at my friend Micah’s blog, Redemption Pictures.  Today, I’m sharing my own picture of redemption.  More like a glimpse […]

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One of the most challenging aspects of the last 8 months of life has been the drastic shift from a life in Ministry to a life in the “secular marketplace.”  I’m writing my 1st ever article today for Prodigal Magazine on this very thing.  I wanted to explore the idea of how often we lose […]

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Recently, I was asked to write a blog post about a Minister I have learned from who has made a positive impact in my life. Can we celebrate the people who have directly poured into us, instead of the random celebrities who sometimes entertain us? Given the ways my previous supervisor has recently cared for […]

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Seems to me when we flip our lives right side up we move in fear and when we flip our lives upside down we move in foolishness. In the last little while I’ve flipped in fear and foolishness. Allow me please, to tell you how I’ve flipped life right side up in fear… Many of […]

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