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.

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]

June 30, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Touch of kindness makes a difference

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist Big Jim didn’t like the formality at all. “James Salles” on his nametag just wouldn’t do. ... [READ MORE]

May 25, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — I can fix that — but should I?

How has life been this week? Working through any disappointments? It’s hard for me to watch anyone be let down. I tend to take responsibility ... [READ MORE]

May 1, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Introverts living in extroverted world

She bounced into The Alabama Baptist student intern role with no hesitation, blending right in with the staff in such a way that we felt as if ... [READ MORE]

March 29, 2017

Rashional Thoughts — Helping carry their pain

By Jennifer Davis Rash The Alabama Baptist It’s been four years since I wrote this particular Rashional Thoughts. I wanted to share it again ... [READ MORE]