serves as a journalist with Cru. She’s an Atlanta, Georgia, native and University of Georgia graduate with a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism. She enjoys the intersection of creativity, theology and popular culture in her writing projects. Contact Melody at Melody.Copenny@cru.org.
Juneteenth helps us to see God through the African American experience and stands to remind us that though this experience includes the brutal chains of slavery, emancipation came and broke those physical shackles free.
As America battles its way through the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus, new realities are emerging for couples. This pandemic hasn’t been easy to navigate. It doesn’t tiptoe around our lives.
As you experience emotional fatigue from conversations around race, cultural competency and racial reconciliation, embracing God is not only necessary, but it offers renewal and the benefit of a new mindset.
The unexpected loss of a close friendship helped one person trust God in a deeper way.
Three insightful steps that can help introverts navigate living in an extroverted world while understanding their unique wiring.
When we show up in our cities and neighborhoods and move toward people with helpful action, we can bring change through the love of God.
There are three women’s names who traveled for Brazil, prepared to compete yet were never mentioned by commentators. These women didn’t get to compete for gold, but they learned how to struggle well.
I didn’t have as much time as I needed with my dad in my early years, but then one day God set things in motion, unexpectedly.
How to embrace and value the stories of others as strongly as you do your own.
"Darnell J. Wilson climbed on a table and said, 'We are The Impact Movement. Who wants a free water bottle?' He started throwing bottles into the crowd. 'Surprisingly, people caught ‘em, but one person got hit in the head,' he said."
The Words Project helps foster spiritual conversations with ease.
Growing up in Ethiopia, a confusing religious environment made the thought of death frightening to Kassahun.
In this time of tragedy we invite you to lament with sorrow for the tension and pain existing between communities of color and law enforcement. Decades of distrust and injustices keep people on the offense on both sides.
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