Dignity in Differences: Why The Church Needs Suey and Rachel


I went to bed early one night. After a meeting with church members who are signing up to walk with students at the university. After discussion about what it means to be present in the lives of students we know and those who are strangers to us. What it means to show we care about their lives.

I missed my favorite Tuesday night activity – a Google hangout with passionate, earnest, loving people who want more for God’s church.

And I woke up in the middle of the night to a Twitter storm. And at the middle of this hurricane was Suey Park and Rachel Held Evans. I felt torn. Because I’ve been blessed and inspired by both.

We need both. We need both because:

We need the conviction that Suey gives the church. 

Suey has gone through the ringer (understatement) when it comes to her history with church and specific Christian…

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