Kyra Riley Daniels

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Kyra Riley is a storyteller who loves capturing eternal truths through narrative. A trained actress, she has worked on multiple stages in NYC, glorifying God with her gift of theatrical performance. Also having a passion for ministry, she currently serves as the Operations Director for Renaissance Church in Harlem. She enjoys exercising, cooking, and engaging in apologetics. Kyra is a staff writer for the Daily Grace Company and, through her writing, intersects the art of story and theology to point women to the beauty and depth of the gospel.

Dancing with Culture

by Kyra Riley Daniels

Do you like to dance? I absolutely love it. Dancing is such a joy that I rarely pass up an opportunity to move my body to the music. While I am not a professional dancer (though in my imagination I am), I can identify some characteristics of proper dancing techniques.…

How to Apply the Gospel to Body Image

Kyra Riley Daniels
Staff Writer for the Daily Grace Co.

In the beginning, God designed the human body to reflect His divine authority and creativity. He breathed life into and blessed the bodies of the first man and woman. God specifically created Adam and Eve to spread the kingdom of God throughout the world, and their whole being was a testament to that commission.…

Preaching in Chains: Fannie Lou Hamer

By Kyra Riley
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co
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The time is the summer of 1963, and a bus of freedom fighters travels from South Carolina to Mississippi. The thick and sticky heat from the southern sun makes the trip less than comfortable for the people on board, but their spirits are high.

How to Defend Your Faith

By Kyra Riley
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.

When we consider an apology, we typically think of someone saying sorry or showing remorse for a regretful behavior or thought. However, an apology is also a defense or justification for something.…

Advent: The Song of Our Souls

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer by The Daily Grace Co. 

In the beginning, harmony with God is the design. In His presence, there is sweet music. As image bearers, man and woman are called to play in tune, as the realm of creature and Creator merges in a melodious song.…

Fear of Man

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

The school bully runs the halls like a cruel dictator. His followers trail behind him, assisting him with the day’s intimidation tactics. Nerds and other students considered low on the school’s social hierarchy cower behind their lockers.

How to Make Meaningful Advent Traditions

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Advent is the four-week period before Christmas that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent means coming or arrival. This period in the Christian worship calendar is filled with expectancy and leads up to December 25 when believers rejoice in the Son of God who came near.…

Hope in Sorrowful Seasons

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Death seemed like a rare occurrence until the coronavirus pandemic. I live in New York City, and at the virus’s height last spring, hundreds of lives were claimed every day here. Every morning, my phone was inundated with news notifications…700 lives, 800 lives, 1000 lives.…

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