Self-Reported Trauma Symptoms by Women in Churches of Christ – Part 2

Author’s note: I received a lot of feedback regarding my last post. I want to briefly address that before presenting the next part of my findings. I set out to discover if my experiences in Churches of Christ are unique. I have learned that I am not alone. I want to reiterate that regardless of […]

Self-Reported Trauma Symptoms by Women in Churches of Christ

Author’s note: This research was birthed out of my own trauma as well as my experience ministering to other women in our tribe who are hurting and who report that their pain is directly related to being in churches of Christ. While we continue to discuss what a woman’s “role” in the church can or […]

When the Women Pray

I’ll never forget the first time I heard a woman pray in a public setting. I stood in a large room at a kid’s event with my young family and, without warning, a woman who had been giving instructions for the day begin to pray for our meal. I barely heard a word she said. […]

What is a Strong Woman?

A strong woman feeds the hungry, gives to the needy, and visits the sick and imprisoned even when it’s unpopular and uncomfortable. She accepts her body, her age, and her shortcomings with dignity and gives herself permission not to be perfect. She speaks, tweets, texts, and posts words of grace from her pulpits and playgrounds knowing […]