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The Jezebel of the Bible was NOT a “Jezebel”
The Jezebel of the Bible was NOT a “Jezebel”

Jezebel. One of the most pervasive and persistent stereotypes about Black women. Sexually aggressive. Unable to be satisfied. Cunning. Bitchy. Predatory, so be careful not to get caught in her

How We Got the Bible, and Why it Matters Part 2
How We Got the Bible, and Why it Matters Part 2

In the Bibles we take to church on Sunday or the ones sitting in racks in the pews, there are typically 66 books: 39 in the Old Testament, and 27

How We Got the Bible, and Why it Matters Part 1
How We Got the Bible, and Why it Matters Part 1

The Bible can still get you free. Yes, there are contradictions in the Bible. Yes, the Bible has been used to oppress Black women at all points of the intersectionality

A Greenleaf Bible Study
A Greenleaf Bible Study

Free pdf download of: Sexuality, Faith, and Black Women: A Greenleaf Bible Study

The Presence of Women at Pentecost
The Presence of Women at Pentecost

Typically when one preaches about Pentecost, the text selected is Acts 2:1-13. The Holy Spirit comes as if fire, and rests upon every one of them, the first believers in

The Parable of the Absent Mother
The Parable of the Absent Mother

The 15th chapter of Luke contains a trilogy of parables settling around the theme of loss, and the joy that comes when one recovers what was lost: a lost sheep,

He Didn’t Have To Do It
He Didn’t Have To Do It

On this Good Friday in the year of our Lord 2017, I would like to remind you of something: Jesus didn’t have to do it. As we reflect this day

Six Words That Run Folks Right Out the Church
Six Words That Run Folks Right Out the Church

Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images “And you call yourself a Christian.”  That’s what Mac told Gigi after she tried to warn the woman he was apparently on

Pouring Out a Little Oil for #BlackWomenAtWork
Pouring Out a Little Oil for #BlackWomenAtWork

During this season of Lent, I think it is important to consider the people who were committed followers of Christ that don’t get as much shine as the named disciples.

Singing a Black Girl Song
Singing a Black Girl Song

Black girls have gone missing. They are being labeled as runaways. Black girls are being hurt, being abused, being assaulted. Learn their names. Check their cities. Shaun King wrote a