Hope resides just outside Houston for American girls who have been victims of sex traffickers. There is no sign that marks Freedom Place, a two-story lodge surrounded by 110 acres of woods.
Carol E. Barnwell, editor of the Diolog, had a few questions for the new bishop.
Beverly Hilburn was reared in Jacksonville, just 30 miles from Tyler, where she has touched many through her music, as a teacher and at worship. She has played the organ and piano at St. John’s Episcopal Church since 1952—that’s a lot of hymns!
Juan Rosa, 45, has spent nearly three decades in the U.S., sent here to live with a sister after escaping his kidnappers in El Salvador at age 16. The youngest son of five boys and six girls, Juan was studying to attend seminary when he was pulled from a bus by rebel soldiers looking for young...
The September issue of Diolog Magazine is now online and in the mail. This issue focuses on diversity, the challenges and blessings that encompass the changing demographics of our state.
According to the Rev. Eric Law, founder of the Kaleidoscope Institute, “Most people think about culture as race and ethnicity, but I like us to think about culture as more than that. Culture is all the things that impact the way I see myself and the way I relate to other people and my...
This spring Houston passed a milestone: the city no longer has any one group who is an ethnic majority. According to Stephen Klineberg, co-director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, “Houston is where America will be by 2040.” But where will the Church be in terms of...
“I heard [Tchaikovsky’s] Nutcracker at Jones Hall with my mother. It was the most beautiful thing I’d ever heard,” said Lauren Anderson. She began to study ballet at age seven and performed in the Houston Ballet’s very first production of the Nutcracker that same year.