Close

    It's National Poetry month and all month long I will be sharing some of the pieces that I have written over the last few years. First one up is a piece I wrote last spring, called Close. I always thought I had to be perfect to approach you That I had to be …

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Black Gold

I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, and my soul knows it very well. - Psalm 139.14, NASB I know that my identity as a black woman is affirmed and validated by the image of God! And I also know that as God began to …

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On #RachelDolezal: The Beauty and Pain of Blackness

“Can you drink this cup?” This is the question that Jesus asked His disciples, James and John, when they requested seats of prominence in His coming kingdom (Matthew 20.20-23, NASB). After walking with Him for three years, they believed Him to be the Son of God as they saw His power unfurled when He raised …

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Renouncing the Victim Identity: Work in Progress

A few weeks ago, I shared a sermon that I preached on finding one’s identity in Christ instead of the racial labels that we place upon each other and ourselves. One of the ways that we get beyond these labels is by renouncing the identities that we have attached to ourselves, including but not limited to: the …

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