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What Kind of Sinful Are You?
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What Kind of Sinful Are You?


Oct 1 2014
A spiritual personality test, the Enneagram takes an honest look at our weaknesses.

The first time I read it, I was convinced someone had been following me around. If I kept a journal, I would have been sure they were reading it. As it was, I was certain someone had opened a door inside my mind, walked into the darkest places, and written it all down in ...

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From Midriffs to Social Media: Parenting Teen Girls in the 21st Century


Sep 30 2014
Don’t let the topic fool you. ‘Enough’ is full of substance and wisdom.
From Midriffs to Social Media: Parenting Teen Girls in the 21st Century
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Kate Conner likes making lists. The author of Enough—a book I truly enjoyed despite my initial, low-slung expectations—uses lists throughout her work. Her new book’s subtitle, for example, is: 10 Things We Should Be Telling Teenage Girls. And the lists don’t ...

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Christine Caine, Liberty University to Launch ‘Lean In’-Type Program for Christian Women


Sep 29 2014
Propel calls on the church to equip and validate working women.
Christine Caine, Liberty University to Launch ‘Lean In’-Type Program for Christian Women

Christine Caine, the speaker, author, and activist out of Australia’s Hillsong Church, announced last week that she will begin a training program featuring inspirational videos, industry-specific articles, mentorship pipelines, and urban events to encourage Christian ...

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Careful What You Click For


Sep 26 2014
A call to steward our page views well.
Careful What You Click For
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My grandmother spends most of her days watching the cable news network that represents the point of view most directly opposed to her own.

“Wait,” I said to my dad, “she watches which channel all day?”

“You heard me right,” he said. ...

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To Have and to Hold, In Hardship and Unhappiness


Sep 25 2014
Having faith in marriage, for the long haul.
To Have and to Hold, In Hardship and Unhappiness
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Nearly 35 years into my marriage to Bill, our shared commitment to the Lord has given us a life together that has been formed by Scripture. But our story at this point is more about the existential ache found in the book of Ecclesiastes than the youthful passion in the Song ...

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All Men Should Be Farmers


Sep 24 2014
A satirical take on Christian gender roles.
All Men Should Be Farmers
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Editor's note: From time to time, we hear complaints that Her.meneutics focuses too much on parenting. Or that the evangelical church as a whole overemphasizes or idolizes motherhood. In response, church history Professor Elesha Coffman offers the following "modest ...

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My Non-Christian Best Friend


Sep 23 2014
How a pair of interfaith friends acknowledge their differences and still love one another.
My Non-Christian Best Friend
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Editor’s note: Last year, CT called it the craziest statistic you’ll read about North American missions: One in five non-Christians in the U.S. and Canada do not know a single Christian—with first and second-generation immigrant families (many of them Hindus, ...

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