I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

What Do I Do Now?

Last week’s post, written before the election but published after, talked about our need to “do the work,” God’s work. We need to live the Great Commandment to love God and love others (Matt. 22:36–40). We need to invest in the Great Commission with our lives, our time and our money (Matt. 28:19). We are

Your Skills for God’s Mission

You hear someone is a “missionary”—what do you think they do? If you’ve been raised in the church, you probably think about preachers and teachers, doctors and nurses, and maybe teachers. If you’re familiar with Wycliffe Bible Translators, you think of linguists. And you would be right. But what are your skills? What’s your job title?

Is Justice Too Sexy?

Anyone who’s known my history as a writer knows that a decade ago I spent years trying to get a publisher to bite on a book on social justice. It went to publishing committee at five different publishers and got turned down by marketers at all five, because they couldn’t sell a book on social


Have Carol Speak For Your Group

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