For eight years I have entirely avoided the topic of abortion in the pulpit. But this week, in our state, the theological got political, and it got dangerous. This week I worried that my silence on the issue is complicit.
Today we give thanks for a woman of valor. We give thanks for Rachel Held Evans, for her courage, for her witness, for her laughter. Today we give thanks for all who have mothered and midwifed our faith.