Trillia Newbell
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Trillia Newbell is the author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves (2015) and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity (2014).
Her writings on issues of faith, family, and diversity have been published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel, Desiring God, Christianity Today, Relevant Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, and more. She is currently Director of Community Outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission for the Southern Baptist Convention.
For fun, she enjoys group fitness (she used to be a fitness instructor!), cycling, and listening to a variety of music.
Trillia is married to her best friend, Thern; they reside with their two children near Nashville, TN.
You can find her at trillianewbell.com and follow her on twitter at @trillianewbell

Hair and the Black Woman

Trillia Newbell gives us the racial background of the natural hair movement, and explains why Black Christian women should have the right answer to the question: Am I more than my hair?…

Chapter 10: Good Times

“Our culture has fed us the lie that feeling good is the highest good.” – Trip Lee Go and enjoy your life. Have sex. Party hard. Travel the world. Do all that you can and do it to the fullest. YOLO!! …

Chapter 9: Good Dreams

“I want you to keep dreaming big, but to do so in line with God’s will. I want you to dream big by faith.” How we measure success has been heavily influenced by how our culture measures success. Trip …

Chapter 8: Good Stuff

“We’ve been told by our culture that the most important thing in life is the stuff we can acquire. A lot of people point the finger at hip-hop—but hip-hop isn’t the source of the problem. American cul…

Chapter 7: Good Works

We are in the third section of the book and it’s time to apply what it means to have the good life. This section is about practical application and we start by addressing good works. “Our sinful heart…

Chapter Six: Good People

“I’ve learned that the good life is not lived in isolation, but rather in community with ‘good people.’” “I’ve learned that the good life is not lived in isolation, but rather in community w/ ‘good…