I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has never been on the right side of history. We’ve had many opportunities to get things right and to redeem ourselves, to be world leaders and stalwarts of progress, morality and equality, especially in the matter of women’s ordination, but the church seems intent on being wrong. This insistence on being … Continue reading I Cannot Support a Church that Openly Discriminates Against Women

26 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016

Required reading.  There are some gems here: “As a black woman raising brilliant, handsome, talented young black men, I am cognizant of my responsibility to them and their future. My husband and I stress the importance of their having to walk an even straighter line than their white counterparts. A lesson that is heartbreaking and … Continue reading 26 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016

Where is My Church When it Hurts?: On White Silence, Silence in General, Using Eschatology as an Excuse for Apathy and Inactivity and…Hope

Another day. Another dollar. Another Black man shot. Another gay person shot. Another police officer shot. Nothing new under the sun. Life goes on right?

No. Life can’t just “go on.” We need to address this.

As Adventists, we are really good about talking about end time events and preaching present truth.

But I find that when it comes to present day events and present day realities, we are silent, we are complicit, we are ignorant, we are apathetic, we are ambivalent.

Where is my church when it hurts? Continue reading Where is My Church When it Hurts?: On White Silence, Silence in General, Using Eschatology as an Excuse for Apathy and Inactivity and…Hope

New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane

“Still more research finds that fat women earn less than their thinner peers, but the same can’t be said for fat men.” Source: New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane Continue reading New Study Finds That Weight Discrimination In The Workplace Is Just As Horrible And Depressing As Ever – xoJane