Category Archives: She Lives!

Sing and Celebrate the Prophet Huldah

Maybe you grew up in church hearing about Huldah, but I didn’t. During Women’s History month and throughout the year, we can celebrate Huldah and other unsung women leaders in Scripture. To reclaim some of these prophetic women, I have written songs featuring them. When I discovered the Hebrew prophet Huldah, I felt immediately drawn […]

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Celebrating Julian of Norwich

During Women’s History Month and throughout the year, women deserve recognition for their important contributions to church and society. Too often, women leaders have been ignored in church history. In an effort to reclaim and draw inspiration from some of these women, I have written songs highlighting their prophetic ministries. The songs celebrate the power […]

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God Is Not a Guy, and Neither Am I: Male Dominance and Sexual Abuse in Churches

News stories keep uncovering devastating, widespread sexual abuse in Catholic and Southern Baptist churches. Although abuse also occurs in other churches, it’s not surprising that more of the stories implicate the most male-dominated denominations. Male dominance in the leadership and language of churches forms the foundation for this abuse of women. When males are given […]

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Song in Celebration of Rev. Dr. Prathia Hall

During Black History Month and throughout the year, black women deserve recognition for their important contributions to our country. Too often, even in justice movements, black women have not gotten much credit for their extraordinary work. Rev. Dr. Prathia Hall was a formidable civil rights leader whose repetition of “I have a dream” in a […]

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“‘Time’s Up,'” We Shout!” Inclusive Songs for Resistance & Social Action

“Time’s Up,” We Shout! Amos 5:21-24; John 8:32 We are tired of abuse, exploitation, misuse, so we join in the movement “Me Too”; breaking silence, we shout and together speak out, claiming voices with power anew.     Refrain There are those who harass with their actions so crass; they assault with their words and their deeds; […]

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