by Lisa Sharon Harper My 3-year-old body lay next to a family member—protected by proximity to power and authority. No monsters could reach me—even the ones under the bed must stay at bay—because an adult male who I trusted lay next to me. ... [Keep Reading...]
Developing a New Relationship with the Bible
I realized recently that my relationship with the Bible is changing. That revelation scared me. In the formative years of my evangelical faith, I was taught to think of Jesus as my boyfriend. “Quiet times” were my dates with my boyfriend, Jesus. ... [Keep Reading...]
On Evangelicals, Church and State, Impeachment Day and the healing of our nation
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Welcome to The LSH Blog!
Welcome to my new blog! I’ve been longing for a blog space to simply share my thoughts on events of the day, theology, culture, politics and the arts. Considered this LSH acoustic—without the bells and whistles. These will be first passes at thoughts ... [Keep Reading...]
What’s going on in the GOP?
Has anyone else been looking at the messaging come out of the GOP these days and wondering: “What’s going on over there?” This morning, I watched Joy Ann Reid literally fact-check her Republican guest every single time he opened his mouth. I mean ... [Keep Reading...]
Sitting at my gate waiting for my late plane to arrive. I pop in earbuds and click on a song my mother introduced me to: The Joke, by Brandie Carlisle. The melody rolls over a river of sadness then rises and roars as Carlisle calls forth abused ... [Keep Reading...]