The Redbud Post
This week, the inside of my church is a shanty town. The narthex is a patchwork of donated refrigerator and Amazon boxes; leaning, lopsided, and beautiful. “It’s a castle!” I grinned, locking eyes with the kindergartner kneeling next to her creation. She returned...
Every person has worth and should be treated with dignity. When a person is in need, they sometimes feel like less of a person. And when they receive help, they could feel like a project instead of a person of worth. No matter who you identify as those who are...
Welcoming marginalized people is often seen as a challenging task beyond the resources of the ordinary congregation. But the smallest congregations often do an outstanding job of including the marginalized as part of the family of God. It’s six months since John...
“I don’t want to come to the U.S. Everyone hates us here.” The words stunned me. I was face-to-face with a woman who had just crossed the border from Mexico into Texas, and the only emotion she had was fear; fear that she wasn’t welcome in our country and that...
“You are more awesome than the Grand Canyon” is written in Sharpie on the hand mirror. We pass it around the circle and gaze at ourselves. Some of us can barely take in the thought that we are “tolerable” let alone “awesome.” Others stare and stare, willing it,...
In the compelling book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson, the young lawyer who founded the Equal Justice Initiative, gives us an unforgettable look inside this legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the...
As I scan across the byte-sized headlines filling my social media accounts, an increasingly common phrase beckons my attention. “Mental Health” is finally gaining a common place in our cultural vernacular. In the midst of strong opinions regarding the current ills...
The Redbud Post is a monthly, online magazine written by the members of Redbud Writers Guild.
The Redbud Post provides thoughtful, biblical, and feminine perspectives on literature, theology, church, ministry, leadership and culture. The Redbud Post informs, counsels, and challenges readers with articles and blog posts, thoughtful essays, poetry, interviews and much more. Redbud writers cover topics such as current news, cultural issues, parenting challenges, health and food, family life, biblical exposition, women in the church and women in leadership.
- a Vision, Mission and Values centered around faith in Christ
- a much-needed feminine perspective in faith and culture
- quality content
- content that communicates with respect and love
- a spirit of non-competition and of building up one another
- commitment to community; creation and safe-keeping
- honest and compelling content which encourages and affirms the feminine experience
Writers for The Redbud Post offer services for your community, church, or personal needs.
Fearlessly expanding the feminine voice in our communities, faith, and culture.
© 2010-2015 Redbud Writers Guild. All Rights Reserved.
Redbud is a 501c3. Join us in our mission. Funds support scholarships, events, and publications.