Ask the Matriarch EXTRA: Best Congregational Practices for Flu Season

News of the world-wide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID 19) might find pastors and congregations thinking about — or rethinking — congregational practices to keep congregational gatherings as safe as possible.  What are you and your congregations going to do differently, if anything? How will guidelines be communicated and enforced? We asked our Matriarchs to offer… Read More

Friday Prayer: Speak Up, Speak Out

This week, I’ve been thinking about T. Denise Anderson’s post from Monday on women being heard and trusted. You add her powerful words to the news out of China about 5 young women being arrested for speaking out about domestic violence, inequality in higher education, and just plain being unable to take a pee.Then I… Read More