Growing up in the segregated South, Betty felt that this inequity and others were not consistent with the Gospel. She had faith that things would change.
She attended the Graduate School of Literary Criticism at Kenyon and her essay on Thomas Wolfe was published by Harvard University Press.
Betty went to work for the World Council of Churches and traveled the world as a church communications executive. She became an award-winning journalist and authored three books using her writing to minister.
This book reveals the history of American Methodism as told by a woman of courage and integrity.