Kristin Prentiss Ott, M.D.

Brave Women of the Bible: She Will Know Their Names

**DISCLAIMER**- This is a post about church and the stories of women in the Bible. If you have subscribed for medical content – this one’s not for you!     The hashtag #whitewashedOUT recently trended on Twitter in response to…
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To All Valorous Women

During my formative years, I heard more than a few sermons that put the Proverbs 31 woman on a pedestal as the ideal Christian wife/mother. But none of them relayed that in Judaism, this scripture it is a song of…
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Our Church Break-up, Part III: Wholeheartedness (With Crowder and Needtobreathe)

This is Part III of a three-part series. Read Parts I and II here and here. So our story picks up in the void of time and space after a break-up.  The time period in which you analyze everything that…
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Our Church Break-up, Part II: Love Isn’t Blind Anymore (Featuring U2 and Pearl Jam)

This is Part II of a three-part series. Read Part I here. “You don’t want to find yourself on Mickey’s table…” our pastor said from the pulpit on a Sunday morning.  We were “in” – my husband was being referenced…
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Our Church Break-up, Part I: Falling in Love (to a Journey Soundtrack)

My husband, Mickey, and I pored over church websites like dating profiles.  When you move to a new city, without any family or friends, you start from scratch.  We needed to find a new church and we didn’t really know…
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