Rashional Thoughts

Jennifer Davis Rash, editor-elect of The Alabama Baptist, shares about living out one’s faith amid real-life experiences. She also blogs at rashionalthoughts.com.

January 3, 2018

Rashional Thoughts — Seeking a renewed prayerful heart

By Jennifer Davis Rash Editor-elect During this past holiday season, my Uncle Wayne shared a bit about his recent journey through an in-depth ... [READ MORE]

November 29, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Am I really letting everyone down?

Keeping count of the number of friends and family who feel they are letting everyone around them down can no longer be done with my fingers. ... [READ MORE]

October 25, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — You get what you pay for

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Justification is an interesting action. Have you ever noticed how much you justify to yourself or ... [READ MORE]

September 27, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Processing reality of suicide

The details are foggy about that morning but the tragic reality never leaves me. I remember the call, the intense grief and the hours my younger ... [READ MORE]

August 30, 2017

Rashional Thoughts: Embrace — don’t fear — pushback

The pastor seemed sad but determined as we talked. His young adult daughters had recently left the denomination and he was disappointed. They ... [READ MORE]

July 26, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Simple act of love or veiled criticism?

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist My attempt at a gentle teaching moment for a child I’m close to but who is not my actual child wasn’t ... [READ MORE]