A Time to Pray

A Time to Pray

Please join Kristie Anyabwile, Courtney Doctor, Dennae Pierre and me as we share a short word and lead a time of prayer. We would like to join together to pray during this unprecedented time. When: Tomorrow, Saturday, March 21 Where: Zoom meeting (space limited but...

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A free gift for you and your family

A free gift for you and your family

Friends, This is a strange time for all of us but not for our Lord. He knew we’d be “social distancing” for a time.There’s nothing and no one who compares to our God. And this truth provides strength to our hearts. Our flesh may fail, our hearts may...

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God’s grace to convict

God’s grace to convict

Recently, I spoke at a high school about loving your neighbor who is not like you. It was so much fun and completely chaotic. The lights went out–all electricity lost. I was screaming to 200 students about Jesus’s command to love. It was hilarious. But...

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Introducing Our Kids to the Kids of the Civil Rights Era

Introducing Our Kids to the Kids of the Civil Rights Era

A few nights ago my family experienced the hardest, most sobering time we’ve had since starting our #BlackHistoryMonth meal and historical conversations. It was kids choice night. The kids chose the dishes and we discussed some of the stories of Black children in the...

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Meeting African Americans Born After Slavery

Meeting African Americans Born After Slavery

This month my family is celebrating Black History Month through cooking through Jubilee and discussing historical figures and events related to or inspired by the food we eat. Last night, we took a trip to West Africa for West African Groundnut Stew, a stew inspired...

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Sacred Endurance on Sale!

Sacred Endurance on Sale!

Friends, This will be one of the shortest posts yet! I’m so excited to share with you that Amazon is running a Kindle Deal! Sacred Endurance is on sale for $3.99! If you haven’t heard about my newest book, you can read more...

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Black History Month with the Newbells

Black History Month with the Newbells

This month my family will be cooking through “Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking” and discussing various aspects of Black History. Each week I’ll share briefly about what we discussed but I encourage you to research the people and places...

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The Super Bowl Halftime Show and #MeToo

The Super Bowl Halftime Show and #MeToo

The Super Bowl has come and gone but the conversation about the halftime show might have taken center stage. The show headliners were two Latina women, Jennifer Lopez, or J.Lo as she’s known by fans, and Shakira. Both are strong performers with unique styles. Both are...

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1947 Hymn Book

1947 Hymn Book

This was written as a prompt from a 1947 hymns book (pictured). We had 15 minutes to write. 1947 Separate but equal But not so equal 3 white girls singing hymns But you know they aren’t the only ones, right? Do you know? Do you want to know? Don’t you want to know?...

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Think about these things…

Think about these things…

I’ve had the joy of leading a book club through my newest book Sacred Endurance. Today, we did a short discussion on Chapters 5 and 6. Chapter 5 is likely one of the most important chapters in the book. In it, I consider the ways we struggle to endure because of...

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Trillia Newbell is the author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity.

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