Jennifer Woodruff Tait (PhD, Duke University) is the editor of and frequent contributor to Life for Leaders. She is also the managing editor of Christian History magazine and web editor for the Theology of Work Project. She is a priest in the Episcopal Church and an adjunct faculty member at Asbury Theological Seminary. She has written a book of poetry, Histories of Us. Jennifer lives in Berea, Kentucky, with her husband, Edwin, and their two daughters.
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Hold to Christ
Throwing ourselves on God’s grace in the way that Jesus asks requires trust.Read Post
Jesus Knows Our Every Weakness
Our hearts are seen by the Word, our sin exposed, our entire being known.Read Post
The Sunday After Saturday
Taking up our cross, losing our life to save it—these are not fruitless endeavors.Read Post
The Saturday After Tuesday
It is worth thinking about all the times Jesus has called us to take up our cross.Read Post
Bread of Heaven
May you receive the abiding love of Christ, the living bread, as you set out to set right what needs to be set right in your life and in our troubled world.Read Post
A Sad Story
It is very easy to reject the grace of God. It is very hard to accept it.Read Post
When Alan Ate Our Sins
Was it a miracle?Read Post
God is Extravagant
Paul’s prayer for the church in Ephesus is extravagant.Read Post
The Last Word?
In the end, it is Jesus, not Herod, who will have the last word.Read Post
The Word of the Lord?
I think sometimes we need to simply acknowledge that the Scriptures give us hard stories.Read Post
The Mustard Tree
It is in the weeds and the kudzu, the death and the destruction, the questions and the uncertainties, the doubt and the longing that Christ is reconciling the world to himself.Read Post
A New World?
Rest assured that we trust in a God who is reconciling the world to himself.Read Post
Where Does All the Sausage Come From?
We know that the Spirit has the power to work miracles, to give us dreams and visions, to inspire prophesy, to use us to spread the Gospel.Read Post
Fifty Days of Easter Pictures
More than ever before, at least for me, these words of Romans 8 are very precious as we consider the year—more than a year—we have all just endured.Read Post
The reason we go through pruning and watering..Read Post