Mother and Child

Mature Motherhood on the Rise

By Jacqueline J. Holness I’m not sure of the reason, but the lives of my close circle of female friends tend to reflect cultural trends. To our dismay, the majority of us got married in our mid- to late-30s, which reflects the cultural trend of the age of people getting married for the first time. […]

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What Do You Believe?

By Jacqueline J. Holness Doubt in the major tenets of the Christian faith is nothing new. We only have to look back to Thomas in the Bible, arguably the most famous skeptic in history, to see an illustration of doubt. Thomas said, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger […]

Diverse Group of Friends

Impacting History & Culture

By Jacqueline J. Holness As March is National Women’s History Month, I’m devoting this column to outstanding Christian women who have impacted history and culture. For those unfamiliar, National Women’s History Month, began when President Jimmy Carter named the week of March 2-8, 1980 as National Women’s History Week, following a grassroots campaign to recognize […]

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Confessions of a Former Couch Potato

By Jacqueline J. Holness As this issue is devoted to sports, the intersection of sports, particularly running, and culture will be the focus of this column. Had I been assigned to write this column as an adolescent, I would have had very little to say as I preferred the company of potato chips, a comfy […]


Be the Bridge

By Jacqueline J. Holness As this week we celebrate the life and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I thought it would be apropos to interview Latasha Morrison, director of operations at Gateway Central Church in Austin, Texas. She is endeavoring to continue the work of racial reconciliation through her organization Be […]