Backs in Search of Bones

Backs in Search of Bones

This past week at Teen Leadership Conference, high schoolers were asked to write about significant events . . .  in their lives in a way that would be a blessing to someone else. What they came up with was mostly a cry to be parented by someone with a backbone or a hair on their chest. Put THAT in your pipe and smoke it . . .


Sherry Boykin

Sherry Boykin, the founder of Faith and Tales, is a storyteller and chronic believer in the power of faith narratives to change lives. She uses biblical and personal accounts to help women move beyond their obstacles, glean fresh perspectives on life, and to live differently as a result. Her experiences in urban and suburban ministries, Peruvian Amazon jungle missions, long-term singleness, marriage and family, and men's dorm-living shape her life and provide a colorful backdrop from which to share the Word of God. Sherry is the author of But-Kickers: Growing Your Faith Bigger Than Your But and she has been interviewed for articles in Time, The New York Times, and Better Homes and Gardens.

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  1. Wow! Powerful stuff. Thanks for sharing. I really felt like these kids were letting me see into their souls and that makes for compelling writing.

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