In the beginning of March, I was included in Englewood’s Review of Books‘ list of Ten Important Women Theologians That You Should Be Reading. That was a true honor. Now Eerdmans included me in “Five Great Women Scholars (and Their Books)“. This is a true honor.
I am so honored and excited to speak, preach and teach at Rev. Andy Kort‘s church, First Presbyterian Church Bloomington, Ind. I will give a Book Talk on Saturday, September 10, on Embracing the Other at 6:00 PM. All are welcome and books will be available for purchase.
On Sunday, September 11th I will teach an Adult Education Class in Room 7 at 10:00 AM.
I will preach at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Hope to see some of you there. Continue reading
Here is my latest Huffington Post, “Embracing the Other and Loving Our Neighbors”. It is inspired by my latest book, Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love.
I would love to hear your comments and feedback. Feel free to post them on the Huffington Post website.
My new forthcoming book, “Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love” (Eerdmans) will be released September 30, 2015.
It is part of the “Prophetic Christianity” Series. Series editors: Drs. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Bruce Ellis Benson & Malinda Elizabeth Berry.
Today is my 20th Anniversary.
I am reposting Santita Jackson’s heartfelt Father’s Day tribute to her father, Rev. Jesse Jackson.
I want to wish everyone a Blessed Father’s Day…
This is a great and necessary holiday—though, sadly, it is a holiday that fills many with ambivalence, anger, hurt or disappointment. My heart breaks for those who have t…hose feelings. The absence of your Father from your life leaves you wanting throughout the course of your life. I have seen it in my own Father—in his longings for his Father’s presence and protection. At 71, his pain is still raw. It is a pain that—no matter what the current conversation asserts—no one but a Father can ease; and his absence can only be filled by him. Continue reading
I think I have the best kids in the world. This letter was written to President Obama by my youngest son for last year’s Mother’s Day (2012). He was only 8. I still love this letter and thought it will be appropriate to share it this Mother’s Day.
Hope you enjoy it as much as I do……and Happy Mother’s Day! Continue reading
I woke up to many hugs and kisses this morning. It is these simple acts of goodness and kindness that makes one’s life beautiful and meaningful. Continue reading