Kyra Riley

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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.

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.…

Finding Significance through Service

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

If you feel insignificant, you better think again 
Better wake up because you’re part of something way bigger 
You’re part of something way bigger 
Not just a speck in the universe 
Not just some words in a bible verse 
You are the living word.

Bought to be Free

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Dirt. Gravel roads. Clucking chickens. Rolling, green hills. Whenever I visit my family’s farm in Kentucky, I feel like I am stepping back in time to a period of simplicity and struggle.…

Seeking Justice through the Gospel

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

*Warning: explicit language 

The conclusion of a middle school day brings a sweet taste of freedom and an urgency to play in blithe adolescence before night comes. In a crowd of 6th graders, I exit the hallway doors into the bright midafternoon sun.

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