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Don’t Call Me Out at Your Wedding for Being Single


Jun 24 2016
The church can model a more inclusive community, one that doesn’t divide over marital status.

Here’s a new wedding tradition I recently heard about: Instead of tossing their bouquets, Christian brides give each single woman at their reception a flower from the bunch and pray individually for them to find a husband.

Compared to the ritual of competing to catch the ...

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Why Google and BuzzFeed Need the Church


Jun 22 2016
When big corporations make big moral decisions, where is the church’s voice?
Why Google and BuzzFeed Need the Church
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In early June, BuzzFeed withdrew from a $1.3 million advertising agreement with the Republican National Committee after Donald Trump became the party’s presumptive nominee for this fall’s presidential election. According to CEO Jonah Peretti, “We don't ...

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Timehop Helps Me See God’s Providence


Jun 20 2016
How a social media app reminds me of God’s faithfulness in my life.
Timehop Helps Me See God’s Providence
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It’s six a.m. and my smartphone is dotted with notifications. Like eager tour guides lined up in an airport arrivals hall, social media would like to usher me down memory lane. Facebook reminds me of “memories,” Google photos invites me to “rediscover ...

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How Grandparenting Redeemed Our Family


Jun 16 2016
This Father’s Day, I celebrate my parents’ choice to move close to my kids.
How Grandparenting Redeemed Our Family

“We’re playing huckle-buckle-beanstalk!” My six-year-old beamed at me, bouncing on the balls of her feet. My younger daughter skipped around the living room. In the kitchen, my mother pulled a small, plastic princess doll out of the sugar canister and dusted ...

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My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant


Jun 13 2016
I lived with the threat of my husband’s deportation. Here’s what I learned about immigration.
My Marriage to an Undocumented Immigrant
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We were on our third date when Billy told me—hinted, really—that he was an undocumented immigrant from Central America. I remember thinking, "Well, that's not ideal." Truth was, I had no idea what that admission really meant. I was a Kentucky girl who'd ...

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How to Keep Your Friends When Life Happens


Jun 10 2016
Busy moms, long-distance besties, workaholics: There’s hope for you.
How to Keep Your Friends When Life Happens
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Who are my friends?

With countless social media connections and the demands of family and kids—as well as career, church, and other commitments vying for time—we often find it hard to identify and maintain solid friendships. In addition, younger adults move around ...

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The Stanford Rape Victim Said the Words I Couldn’t


Jun 8 2016
Why we all should pay attention to her bold account.
The Stanford Rape Victim Said the Words I Couldn’t
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“You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and that’s why we’re here today.”

With these brief opening words of her unflinching testimony, one sexual assault victim, named Emily Doe to protect her privacy, knocked a nation to its knees.

Her ...

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