The Red Couch: Dangerous Territory Introduction

The appalled look on their faces told me this idea was unwelcome. To my non-Christian friends, the mere mention of “missionaries” conjured images of vulnerable people cajoled into forsaking their own cultural traditions, hungry citizens of developing nations promised food in exchange for a proclamation of faith in Jesus and a denunciation of other gods, […]

The Red Couch: Mujerista Theology Discussion

Our house is alive with the frenetic energy of the five o’clock rush. My eldest daughter calls out from the lounge, questioning me about the surname of a worship musician and songwriter who she really likes. My attention is scattered at best. Her voice, vying for my attention, cuts through the clatter of kitchen noise: […]

I Am Mujerista

The main task of theology is liberation. Our gospel is a liberating gospel that frees us from the cosmic power of sin that takes on different shapes and forms in the world. One of these powers is the domination and subjugation of people, one over another, as part of the curse in the garden. Racism […]

The Red Couch: Mujerista Theology Introduction

When I first dedicated my writing to the Glory and Honor of the Most High, I thought I would be the only Latina for miles writing about God, while seeking justice for the oppressed. I was hired by Tintero Projects to read poetry at #NoBanNoWall: Women Writers Unite along with fierce women who both voiced […]

The Red Couch: Original Blessing Discussion

“The gospel is not a story of us being separated by sin from God. It’s the story of a God who is so faithfully for us and intent on being with us that God became human to help us embody the wholeness and fullness of life we’ve been made for. It’s not a story of […]