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
THIS is such, SUCH an important read. I will share this until I am blue in the face. It bothers me to my absolute core. I wish this would land in the inbox of every doctor, every specialist, every family member — every stranger who has ever commented on my weight as some kind of … Continue reading Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – The Huffington Post
I’m so tired of seeing people twist and misinterpret Scripture for their own twisted, evil aims — not just when talking about sexuality, but when talking about or doing anything — from braiding hair to war crimes and genocide. In twisting the Words of God, you misrepresent God. And that’s not fair. Nor is it right. Continue reading Stop Misusing Scripture
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
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.
…because it’s obvious some people still don’t get it. Let me try and see if I can help. (P.S. I lied. This lesson will be anything but brief. I don’t know if any lesson on racism can be. But as a side note, here’s my full disclosure: I don’t think I’ve ever been able to write … Continue reading A Brief Lesson on Racism…
“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