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Rev. Kyndra Danyelle Frazier is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. She is a 2010 graduate of Emory University, Candler School of Theology's Master of Divinity program. She was ordained at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur, GA, on October 27, 2012. She now resides in Bronx, NY, pursuing a Masters of Science in Social Work at Columbia University. Kyndra is specializing in Advanced Clinical Practice in the health/mental health field and minoring in International Social Welfare. She is a spiritual activist and writer who seeks to integrate spirituality, ritual practice, and clinical therapy to support persons in thriving. Her interests are in family systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, spirituality, African traditional religious practices, outreach and advocacy, LGBT issues, and international welfare.

Recent Posts

Jul 16, 2013

Trigger Warning: Depictions of violence and self-harm

In April 2012, while working as a Chaplain Resident at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA, I was startled by the information presented at the interdisciplinary team meeting on my surgery unit. It was reported by the social worker that Joseph Christian (name changed due to matters of confidentiality), a twenty-three year old African-American male, made an attempt to castrate himself with a circular saw.

Jun 05, 2013

I continue to be astounded at the gifts welcoming myself into authenticity has afforded. Don’t get me wrong; it has not been without challenge.

I now celebrate over seven years of being a Black Lesbian Christian Pluralist.

May 13, 2013

"Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?"(Luke 24:32)

The Road to Emmaus pericope has become one of my favorites in the biblical canon. The more I read it the more I consider the relational ministry of Jesus, and how relationships play a pivotal role in our socialization and developmental trajectory.

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