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What did I do?

What did I do?

“What did I do?”
I have asked myself many times in the past year. I asked myself this question even more as the new year started, the “anniversary” of the start of this pandemic happened,

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In The Waiting

In The Waiting

My heart is breaking 
    as I remember how it used to be: 
I walked among the crowds of worshipers, 
    leading a great procession to the house of God, 
singing for joy and giving thanks 
    amid the sound of a great celebration! 

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Elizabeth: Empathetic Beyond Embarrassment

Elizabeth: Empathetic Beyond Embarrassment

Her faith in the goodness of God proved to be authentic in the way she was an empathetic companion to Mary, her cousin and the mother of Jesus, and not embarrassed of her own pregnancy or her young cousin’s unwed…

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Shining From The Inside Out: Leadership Lessons From Ruth

Shining From The Inside Out: Leadership Lessons From Ruth

When you think of the book of Ruth, what comes to mind? Most likely, you think of it as a beautiful love story. It’s got the original “Happily Ever After” fairy tale ending. But if you just see it as a love story, you’re missing out. There’s so much we can glean from...

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Who Am I?

Who Am I?

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 NKJV I was the Executive Pastor at a local church for 5 years. I was grateful; I knew this was not something easily attained...

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Liminality: The In-Between Space

Liminality: The In-Between Space

My natural bent would not have been to go to “in-between” spaces, where job descriptions are vague and the journey unmeasurable. Growing up in the United States as a child of immigrant parents, I straddled at least two cultures and languages. Identity formation...

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God’s Persistent Love

God’s Persistent Love

When I was discerning what to do after seminary, the verse that recurred to me was “The steadfast love of the Lord endures forever.” I could not have received a more powerful word for what would come. As I interned and interviewed in different churches, sometimes I...

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Church Planting with the Homeless

Church Planting with the Homeless

I started as a Community Liaison in Yonkers which opened many connections and showed the needs of our City. I saw how homelessness was rampant and as I met some of the population, I was moved to do more. It began with a closing of a shelter. From engaging in the...

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WOW! Teachings

WOW! Teachings

“Georgia, Georgia on my mind. All the roads lead up to you.” Like an old sweet song, the words come through, sweet and clear like moonlight through the pines. I see WOW! seminars as a process in my faith journey. They are a revelation from the Lord that comes through...

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Women in Leadership? Well, why not?

Women in Leadership? Well, why not?

Often the Bible seems to place women in lower position than men and focuses on the achievements of men more than those of women. In chapter 5 of the book of Genesis in the 2nd verse it says, “He created them male and female and blessed them. And when they were...

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