I Am a Jesus Feminist

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. The Girl Declaration is powerful and beautiful and I posted it on facebook and tweeted it out a few days ago. But today, I am making another kind of declaration and it fits completely with this day. It needs to, because right here is where my […]

Hello, This is Beijing

Today I am joining in Sarah Bessey’s Synchroblog: In which we are saved, right now. I received a phone call last night. Sophia, our homestay student, approached me and said, My father would like to talk to you. Uh-oh. I was making dinner and she didn’t know when he was going to call back. Just […]

Want to Be a Bearer of Justice? Have your Feet Washed.

“True bearers of justice are people who have had their feet washed.” –Gwen McVicker I am blessed to have an extraordinary mother-in-law. Gwen is the woman God used to first crack open my heart for justice, right alongside the prophet Isaiah. I’ve had the privilege of writing a 40-day prayer journal with her, traveling with […]

Why I'm with Lynne Hybels.

I read Lynne Hybels‘ column in Sojourners magazine yesterday and simply couldn’t agree more … Yes, together with her husband Bill they started Willow Creek Community Church in 1975 and she’s been active there ever since, but it’s her current role that really makes me perk up: Advocate for Global Engagement. I love what she is up […]

'Women for Sale' store highlights sex trafficking in Israel; Taking Action in Canada

An installation of real women for sale is getting many second looks at a mall in Tel Aviv. WomanToGo is a display of women with a price tag that includes age, weight, measurements and country of origin to draw attention to Israel’s problem with human trafficking. What I like is that this campaign puts a […]