Brentwood welcomes Ally Henny to its ministry team to serve as Theologian in Residence (beginning Jan. 26th)

We are excited to welcome Ally Henny to the ministry team at Brentwood Christian Church, where she will serve as Theologian in Residence. In this newly formed position, she will share her insights and scholarship through teaching, preaching and community engagement. Her first sermon at Brentwood will be on January 26th at 10:00 a.m. [Click here for Brentwood’s preaching schedule].


If you haven’t had the chance to meet Ally, here’s a brief bio:

As a prolific writer and speaker, Ally is among the most influential public theologians in the church today. She writes about race, identity, culture, and racial conciliation on Twitter, her personal Facebook profile, and on her blog, The Armchair Commentary. She is a regular contributor for The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, where she writes about black motherhood and other topics related to the black experience from a faith-based perspective. She is also the host of Combing the Roots, a podcast where she provides an in-depth look at the issues surrounding racism, justice, and racial healing from a black woman’s perspective.

Ally holds a B.S. in Psychology from Missouri State University and is finishing her Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, with an emphasis in Race, Cultural Identity, and Reconciliation. 

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Ally begins this eight-week journey with us on Jan. 26th, and we are so excited for this opportunity!