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How The Modesty Talk May Be Devaluing Women 

The evangelical church has always done a poor job of handling, valuing and encouraging women. Instead, women have been over sexualized (yes, even in the church, and especially women of color) and blamed for everything that is wrong with men. One of those areas is modesty. Let me break it down a little.. When Jesus gave the command to not commit adultery-and then connected it further-by saying that “if a man looks at a woman lustfully, he has already committed adultery…

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I Wish My Black Sisters Knew…

I wish my black sisters didn’t feel like they had to be mixed to be beautiful. I wish that they knew they were more than a skin tone. I wish they didn’t feel like they had to wear make-up that was 3-4 shades lighter on their face, only to have make-up all over their clothes, as we see them trying to hide their skin. I wish that they knew that black IS beautiful. I wish they would celebrate the hair…

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