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Reflections from AMEN clinic as a Medical Professional

In 2017, I went to my first AMEN clinic. I was a new nursing grad who was still studying for the NCLEX. That year I worked as a traffic controller/interpreter. I loved every moment of it. I was just a little bit curious what it would be like to serve in an AMEN clinic as… Continue reading Reflections from AMEN clinic as a Medical Professional

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What I wish my church could learn from Paradox Church

My siblings and I have a fascination with attending churches that are outside of our denomination.  We once went to the Baptist church and they member thought that we were greeters! I was pretty disappointed when I heard that my siblings had visited the a Catholic Church and a Jehovah Witnesses meeting hall when I… Continue reading What I wish my church could learn from Paradox Church

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The time I accidentally got on the wrong side of a Social Justice Movement

I rarely get on the wrong side of social justice movements since I am a black woman –probably one of the least statistically privileged group of people on the planet. I am covered by both the #BlackLives matter movement and the #MeToo movement. I really should know better too. I have felt that twinge of… Continue reading The time I accidentally got on the wrong side of a Social Justice Movement

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The Naked Gospel

When I first came to you, dear brothers and sisters, I didn’t use lofty words and impressive wisdom to tell you God’s secret plan. For I decided that while I was with you I would forget everything except Jesus Christ, the one who was crucified. I came to you in weakness—timid and trembling. And my… Continue reading The Naked Gospel

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4 reasons why I am clinging to the Protest

Supposedly, the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutherans signed a document declaring that we are saved by grace through faith to good works. This ended the Protestant Reformation. While l agree that we are saved by grace through faith which is manifested in good works, I am not convinced that the Protestant Reformation is over.… Continue reading 4 reasons why I am clinging to the Protest

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3 simple reasons I am really okay with the NFL kneeling

The National Football League (NFL) players are getting heat all over the country for kneeling during the national anthem. Donald Trump declared that they should be fired. Mike Pence walked out on a NFL game in protest. This isn’t a new concept. As a child, I remember reading a book in which a teacher refused… Continue reading 3 simple reasons I am really okay with the NFL kneeling

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The Modesty Culture and other nonsense Puritanical American Traditions

While I appreciate the efforts of America’s founders to create a morally upright society, I think there are some places that they went astray. When Christians deviate from Biblical principles, things can get a little complicated. Here are four practices that really need to be rethought and perhaps thrown out. Segregation of the sexes In… Continue reading The Modesty Culture and other nonsense Puritanical American Traditions