Entries by Katie Yahns

My Last Conference

Is it possible to have too much swag?  More than half of my travel coffee mugs (and two out of my three plastic tumblers) have The Young Clergy Women Project logo on them.  I have a little stash of boutique lip balms from Nashville, Minnesota, and Austin, all patiently waiting for me to finish using […]

A Review of Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology by Mihee Kim-Kort

It’s not every day you get to read a seminal, formative work in a still-emerging field of theology.  But that is exactly what Making Paper Cranes: Toward an Asian American Feminist Theology by Mihee Kim-Kort is.  If you ever find yourself agreeing with the writer of Ecclesiastes, “There is nothing new under the sun,” pick […]

Love the Ones You’re With

Here at The Ones We Love, we’ve developed an unofficial tradition of publishing an article each summer about our latest conference for The Young Clergy Women Project. Even in 2009, when we didn’t have a conference, we published an article about the sisterhood found at that year’s board meeting. I’m glad to write this next […]

It’s Not Too Late to Designate

Picture, if you will, a group of buddies preparing to go out and raise a glass to celebrate the holiday of your choice. One of the more responsible friends asks, “So, who’s going to be the designated driver?” And then…silence sweeps away the talking and laughter as each person looks at the others, trying to decide whose turn it […]