dateJune 19, 2017 userPosted by:

Be human.

For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many effed up headlines and painful hashtags it’s hard at times not to just scroll and spiral. You will be tempted to just put your head down and work. You will be tempted to survive on

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dateJune 19, 2017 userPosted by:

Fight.Win.Love.Support.

It is our duty to fight for our freedom It is our duty to win We must love and support* each other We have nothing to lose but our chains. —Assata Chant This movement moment is many things — decentralized, leader-ful, fast-paced, intertwined with shifting demographics, and includes a still-emerging-yet-undeniably-central move toward healing as essential

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dateJune 13, 2017 userPosted by:

It’s time for supper, America!

How is the Invitation to Brave Space being extended and answered? Across dinner tables all over the United States. Are you hungry for soul-nourishing conversation and a change from the empty shouting past each other that can erupt when we try to talk across lines of difference? My friends and I have come up with

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dateJune 13, 2017 userPosted by:

Invitation to Brave Space

Invitation to Brave Space   By Micky ScottBey Jones      Together we will create brave space Because there is no such thing as a “safe space” We exist in the real world We all carry scars and we have all caused wounds. In this space We seek to turn down the volume of the outside

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dateFebruary 18, 2016 userPosted by:

The American Delusion

I’m busy over on the Evangelicals for Social Action blog! I promise to get some original content going on over here soon. But until then, I am re-posting a conversation with my friend Shawn Casselberry that I initiated after reading his poem, The American Delusion. Read his poem and our conversation here. Shawn and Jen Casselberry

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dateFebruary 18, 2016 userPosted by:

Let Us Listen

The Spotify Black History Salute playlists are giving me life this month. Check out my reflections on the February 17th playlist of great voices on the Evangelicals for Social Action Blog, here. It’s Black gospel today on the Spotify Black History Salute, so I will have that blasting too. Might even get out my grammie’s

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dateFebruary 9, 2016 userPosted by:

Co-conspirator: Evangelicals for Social Action

This month at Evangelicals for Social Action we are tackling the complexities of Black History Month through #PROTESTIMONY – Protest and Testimony – Lament and Praise. Darren Callhoun and I are sharing our personal testimonies of how the movement became our calling, how our lives became dedicated to justice fueled by the love of Jesus

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dateFebruary 2, 2016 userPosted by:

Welcome to my blog!

It’s time. After a few years of blogging occasionally with friends like Kristen Howerton at Rage Against the Minivan, Tripp Fuller and crew at Homebrewed Christianity and other spots, I decided it was time for my very own online space. I will be re-posting and linking to some of those throwback jams and birthing fresh new

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