Tag: religion


I Love God, But I Don’t Do Church

This article was featured in its entirety on Essence.com I was born and raised in the Bible Belt, and I have lived most of my adult life here, yet I haven’t consistently attended church in nearly 20 years.  My southern-bred family has not been very subtle about the fact that they are disappointed and embarrassed. […]

My Love, My Religion

In recent days, we have all been rocked by the scandal that has faced Eddie Long of Atlanta’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. What has surprised me most is how strong MY reaction to this situation is.  Firstly, I don’t follow Long, but then I don’t follow ANY pastor for that matter.  Now I could […]