Rachel Held Evans

The popular religious writer, who died this weekend, is being remembered for the light she brought to the world.
She served on President Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Friends and supporters of Rachel Held Evans are sharing reflections on Twitter about how her ministry has changed their lives.
The church writ large in the United States and the Western Church more broadly continues to struggle with a history of underrepresenting women and people of color in leadership. These kinds of things don't change overnight.