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Leah

I am a writer, advocate, and podcaster with over 25 years of experience as a civil rights litigator and speaker at over 30 college campuses in the U.S., various legal continuing education programs, panel discussions, and numerous conferences in Russia, Morocco, and Lebanon.

Alliance Defending Freedom has designated me an Honor Guard Attorney, and in 2005 I was given the Mary Beth Tinker Award by the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Project for “courageous representation,” with the Rutherford Institute, of a little girl who wanted to wear her Muslim headscarf to her public school…

Brand New

Leah’s brand new podcast series, Conversation Balloons, is now live! Hear as she interviews inter-generational thought leaders to hear stories and lessons sure to delight every listener. Click to learn more!

Most Recent Posts

Across a variety of categories

The Sins of Equals and Racial Justice

“The Sins of Equals and Racial Justice,” Evangelical Review of Theology, Feb. 2022, p. 82-84. Evangelicals believe that Scripture and the great confessions of faith remain relevant to our modern…

The Gospel According to Sinners

We have all been troubled by stories from those who have been abused or betrayed by the church. Sometimes these anecdotes stymie us as we try to share the gospel. When…

Falling Down Laughing

Originally published on enCourage. Events of the last couple of years have robbed us of several wonderful things, and one of them is laughter. Oh, we’ve had a few humorous…

Scholarly Work

Published academic papers by Leah Farish
The Sins of Equals and Racial Justice

“The Sins of Equals and Racial Justice,” Evangelical Review of Theology, Feb. 2022, p. 82-84. Evangelicals believe that Scripture and the great confessions of faith remain relevant to our modern…

Moroccan Christians: Lost Opportunities.

Originally published in International Journal for Religious Freedom, 2015. Abstract Thirty-two Moroccan Christians were surveyed about their lives in this Muslim kingdom, including their current lifestyle, church involvement, family life…

How Do You Survive Your Life with Christ? Moroccan Christians Speak.

Originally published in Religious Freedom Institute, 2016. For the approximately 8,000 Christians living in Muslim-majority Morocco, restrictions on religious freedom are not as severe as in many other Muslim cultures,…

Devotionals

Thoughts for study and encouragement
God, Who is Greater Than Our Hearts

If our hearts are our emotional houses, we have lived in them, as in our literal homes, too long and too exclusively the past few months. I can tell that people…

You’ve Never Had Your Favorite Before

I once had a family visiting for lunch, and their little girl came into the kitchen and asked what we were having for dessert. I said, “Caramel ice cream.” And she said,…

In the Darkest Night, Draw Near, Hold Fast, Consider Others

In the darkest season of my life, I was lifted decisively out of the pit by a passage in the book of Hebrews. The three simple commands embedded in it…

Podcasts

No matter your age or stage, whether you’re growing or growing old, you wonder at, fume at, or love someone in another generation.  It might be workplace issues, raising kids, or caring for an elder–We’re here to bring understanding, solutions, empathy, and a little fun to intergenerational relationships.

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