Tammerie Day is a writer, teacher, and church planter in North Carolina.
Blur and cross the thin blue line
Eric Adams describes his experience as an African American citizen and father as well as a police officer in blue uniform in this guest column; what can only be a painful intersection every day has become searing this week.
July 11, 2016
Improv (for) life, listening for justice
Whether we are facing personal conflict in our relationships, or leaning into the harder conversations of our society—like those around racial injustice and sexual identity—many of us struggle to listen to what needs hearing and speaking what needs saying. Listening is a core competency for me as a pastor and chaplain, but I am finding listening also can be a revolutionary and democratic act.
August 4, 2015
When I worked for a business consultancy, I loved the pace. We worked with companies trying to make large-scale changes as quickly and efficiently as possible. The rate of growth and learning in these companies was steep; people would say a month in this kind of hyperdrive was like six months in normal operations. As our team moved from company to company, we felt like we were gaining years of experience in months. A chaplain’s 24-hour on-call in the hospital can feel like that.
November 5, 2014
Losing whose religion?
Surf’s up on religious doubt....
January 30, 2014
When it comes to church, I’m a wanderer: I don’t have a church home so much as a village of church tents....
January 13, 2014
The demon of history vs. the arc of justice
There is a long history in Florida, in the South, in the United States....
July 16, 2013
Does it have to be church?
This is the question that comes back to me, pretty often, when I am talking with people about dreams: for a community that knows how to play...
May 16, 2011
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