Lessons from an Intercultural Marriage

Lessons from an Intercultural Marriage

I teach theology and Bible at Nyack College, a Christian school. I was a pretty run-of-the-mill vanilla prof until I found a passion for Christian history and liturgy. I soon realized a call to bring unity among the three Christian traditions (Orthodox, Protestant and...
Can Christian Women Have Authority?

Can Christian Women Have Authority?

Authority is a hard topic for women, especially women in the church. What does it mean to have authority and to act in our authority as women? Too often, a woman in authority is called bossy rather than authoritative. We don’t want the bossy label, but how do we...
Authentically Strong

Authentically Strong

When I was a kid, I impressed the neighborhood boys with my ability to lift cinderblocks, climb trees, and run fast; I was strong. But when I played dolls, house, or school with the girls, it was never about demonstrating strength. Strength was domination, force, or...
When I Wanted Someone to Complete Me

When I Wanted Someone to Complete Me

When I was thirty-two, there was only one thing missing from my life, but that one thing seemed so important that the lack of it darkened all the other good. I was in a great career—I was teaching theology and Bible to college students and taking them on international...

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