F. Romall Smalls is an author at Religion News Service.
A biblical answer to the $1 trillion problem of student debt
(RNS) — Believe that the creator of the universe made us all for a much higher purpose than to languish in debt.
The sacred space of Giovanni’s room
(RNS) — ‘I know this may sound crazy to those who still harbor deep spiritual and psychological wounds from ‘church hurt’ around their sexuality, but I urge you to trust and believe that although some humans may have harmed you, G-d, however, is still seeking to be reconciled with you through unconditional love,’ writes F. Romall Smalls.
Trump’s religious liberty executive order: Don’t fall for it, church
(RNS) The president trusts that power comes from human sources, and he would like the church to depend on them. I do not, writes F. Romall Smalls.
‘Greenleaf’ portrayal of black church sexuality all too familiar
(RNS) Why is the African-American church seemingly so challenged when it comes to dealing with the diversity of human sexuality and gender identity in our congregations?
My reply to Kim Burrell: ‘We all have a seat at God’s table’
(RNS) No misguided biblical literalist can distort or destroy the sanctity of our lives and testimonies as children of God, created out of divine, unconditional love and with a purpose.