Author Archives: carolyncustisjames
One of my greatest pleasures as a mom was reading to my daughter. Since she was our one and only, I read to her until we got into the classics. Each book was an adventure of imagination that we shared … Continue reading
There is more to the Bible than you know. The path to spiritual growth (so we are told) is to have our daily “quiet time”—a private time of Bible reading and prayer that gets us focused for the day. Some … Continue reading
When it comes to comparisons, Benjamin Franklin and Boaz the Bethlehemite have a lot in common. Both occupy prominent spots in their country’s history. Both were powerful leaders in political matters and left their mark on human history. And both … Continue reading
I suspect women of all ages and the men who love them will be interested in this new book by George Fox University English professor, Melanie Springer Mock. To give you a taste of what’s inside, here’s the foreword I … Continue reading
The NYTimes recently resurfaced the video of pastor Andy Savage’s public apology at Highpoint Church in Memphis for sexually abusing Jules Woodson when he was her youth pastor. In it, he characterized his assault as a “sexual incident.” The congregation … Continue reading
by Frank A. James III in honor of Women’s History Month February and March are important months of remembrance. In February we honor African Americans and in March we honor women who have played important roles in history. I would like to … Continue reading
Read my full article, “Naomi’s Lament and #MeToo,” part of the Lenten Season blog series at www.silenceisnotspiritual.org.