Too Much Peacemaking?


By Esther Emery | Twitter @estheremery Sometimes I look around at all the faces of all the white Christian women (in cyberspace and church spaces I am so often surrounded by faces of white Christian women) and I think, there’s something that I really need to say. I need to say, “We’re doing too much peacemaking.”  We have set […]

Let Us Be Women Who LISTEN


What does it mean when we are women who listen? For me, it means not quite closing the door on a very powerful series of posts from women on the margins and in our midst—if you missed any of the posts from our WE ARE THE OTHER series, here’s an opportunity to catch up. This […]

How I Live a Partial Story


By Cindy Brandt | Twitter: @cindy_w_brandt Born of a Taiwanese family, my parents sought a better future for my siblings and I. In a politically unstable generation where Mainland China breathed down the Republic’s neck with frequent missile testings, families with the means immigrated out of the island in search of better opportunities. After spending […]

A New Heart, Beyond Stereotypical Womanhood


We first met, one January morning, during her office hours. Dr. Catherine Kroeger’s eyes sparkled when our discussion turned to women in the Bible. She spoke of them fondly as if they were close friends—Miriam, Deborah, Abigail and a host of others from the Old and New Testaments. She spoke warmly to me although she […]

The Pedicure that Awoke My Heart to Justice


By Cynthia Cavanaugh | Twitter: @cavcynthia My heart awoke to the meaning of justice during a pedicure. The salon was located in an undisclosed home in Cambodia, a place of refuge for girls who had been rescued from the sex trade. The location was secret because of the risk of these young women being kidnapped […]