May 07, 2013 to Jun 25, 2013
This six week, online course with FaithTrust Institute and the Center for Progressive Renewal will equip clergy to understand the importance of healthy boundaries in ministry and to critically discern the complexities of boundaries in pastoral relationships. Read more...
"A Century of Creative Feminist Leadership in Religion" Wednesday, May 22, 2013 1 pm – 2 pm EDT Join in the conversation that is sure to be lively—with tales of shared history, common concerns, and that spark that makes entrepreneurs create and sustain their efforts! Read more...
The National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative is presenting Global Possibilities, scheduled May 19 –21 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Phoenix, AZ. The conference features some of the leading national experts in the field of domestic violence and fatality review. Read more...
Recent Blog Posts
The recent song, “Accidental Racist,” by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J got me thinking about how one accidentally oppresses other people. As a white woman raised in the South, I’ve heard the angst expressed before. I just don’t buy it. Yet it inspired me to write another version.
Dear Forty-five Obstructionist Senators: The President used the word “shameful” to describe the Republican filibuster two days ago in the U.S. Senate of bipartisan legislation to address gun violence. “Shameful” doesn't even begin to describe what you did. This was an act of pure cowardice.
As I have continued to ponder and worry about the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case which I blogged about last week, I came across a two very interesting pieces. First is an open letter from Melissa Harris-Perry to the survivor of the Steubenville rape: “Dear Steubenville Survivor, I Believe You.” It is written from one survivor to another in appreciation for the courage of the young woman in coming forward in spite of knowing the response she would get. Please listen to it.