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Laura Mayo is senior minister of Covenant Church in Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of Carson-Newman College and Wake Forest Divinity School, with additional studies at Regent's Park College of Oxford University. She is active in various interfaith projects and organizations in Houston. She and her partner, Nicholas Stepp, have two sons, Owen & Grayson. The family enjoys sailing, camping and cooking together.
The nature of lament is profoundly spiritual and political. Lament ensures that questions of justice are asked and makes clear that things are not OK. But it doesn’t stop there. Lament suggests that what is wrong can be changed.