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I'm a feminist theologian and a mom. I don't know what to do about church for my kid.

My latest for HuffPost. This one's been on my mind for years. Grateful to finally share it.

I'm a feminist theologian and a mom. I don't know what to do about church for my kid.

Here's a blurb:

"In my early 20s, I dated a man who, when asked whether he believed in God, said: 'I believe in me.' He was a good, kind, smart man; the type who grew herbs on his windowsill and played trombone in a jazz band and coached a kids’ soccer team. Total marriage material. But I knew in that instant it would never work between us.

I am a person of deep faith: a preacher’s kid, a yoga teacher, and a meditation geek with a master’s degree in systematic theology. I’ve spent my whole life belly-deep in the spiritual world. So raising a tiny person of faith shouldn’t be so hard.

But, dammit; it is.

I don’t know what to do about church for my kid. Studies show I’m not alone. Youth are fleeing the organized church in droves. Millennials are increasingly raising t…

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