Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, PhD is a senior minister of Middle Collegiate Church in New York City. She has been featured in such publications as the Washington Post, The New York Times, Ebony and Essence and she has appeared on networks that include CBS, CNN, NBC, and ABC. In 2015, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis created the MSNBC.com show Just Faith, in which she led important conversations about culture and current events through the lens of progressive faith and spirituality. She co-founded The Middle Project, a leadership training institute for progressive faith leaders and social justice activists.
Rev. Jacqui Lewis gives us her ingredients to building a beloved
community with fierce love. Drawing from raw, vulnerable, and brave
coming-of-age stories, she invites us into her ministry to 'Love.
Period.' This book is radical, just, and joyous -- Valarie Kaur,
author of See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary
A radiant work of testimony, revelation and guidance -- Aunjanue Ellis
Lewis uses stories from the Bible, her own experiences, and honest reflection of American culture to remind us that not only will the truth set us free, but we can take others with us, too * Booklist *
A dynamic missive about how one woman has made a difference * Publishers Weekly *
With this book, Jacqui Lewis made me see the world in a different way - as a place where we can live our lives fully, tell our stories honestly, and love one another fiercely * Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed *