Jump directly to the content
Home > Media

Media

Displaying 1–10 of 459 ARTICLES
Sort by:
Page: 123...46

The Christian Editor Behind the South's Sweetest Wedding Mag


Nov 18 2014
Talking perfectionism, marriage, and faith with entrepreneur and new author Lara Casey.
The Christian Editor Behind the South's Sweetest Wedding Mag
Faith Teasley Photography

In today’s booming wedding industry, Southern Weddings magazine editor Lara Casey tries to skip over popular trends to focus on the meaningful parts of marriage: the love stories, family ties, and old traditions.

A Christian who sees her work as ministry, Casey heads ...

Continue Reading

Christian Cries for Justice Can Save Women of All Faiths


Nov 12 2014
Our call to rally against persecution extends beyond the church.
Christian Cries for Justice Can Save Women of All Faiths
Bernd Schwabe / Wikimedia

Christians have rallied around the stories of our sisters across the globe who’ve faced horrific punishments for their faith, from Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan to Asia Bibi in Pakistan. While the church is rightly concerned with the persecution and eradication of Christians ...

Continue Reading

The Calvinist on the Bestseller List


Nov 7 2014
Marilynne Robinson’s rich, grace-filled prose strikes again.
The Calvinist on the Bestseller List
Brian Ray / AP

Given the dramatic and oft-noted rise of the religious "nones," Marilynne Robinson's sterling reputation and popularity as a novelist and essayist—not merely among Christians, but among critics and readers of every faith and no faith—is something ...

Continue Reading

Vote Like the World Is Watching


Nov 3 2014
You may think your ballot doesn’t matter. The rest of the globe sees it differently.
Vote Like the World Is Watching
lettawren / Flickr

Here’s a question I didn’t expect to hear so much when I moved to China: “Which do you prefer: McCain or Obama?”

It was the summer of 2008, and the Chinese were following the U.S. presidential election as closely as my husband and I were. I could ...

Continue Reading

Not All Vulnerability Is Brave


Nov 3 2014
We don’t have to expose our deepest secrets with every speech and blog post.
Not All Vulnerability Is Brave
Evan Agostini/Invision / AP

It’s fitting that writer and actress Lena Dunham begins her debut book with a section on love and sex. The first chapter is titled “Take My Virginity.” The taking of the virginity happened with a young man she met in the college cafeteria:

I didn’t ...
Continue Reading

Day of the Dead Gets New Life


Oct 31 2014
What does it mean for this Hispanic celebration to go mainstream?
Day of the Dead Gets New Life
Elena Foulis

A local store near my home in Ohio carries an assortment of handcrafted items for El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. There are dressed-up skeleton dolls called Catrinas, candles, and colorful paper cutouts, all traditional decorations for altars built to honor ...

Continue Reading

Beautiful Beyond Our Control


Oct 27 2014
With so much pressure put on our looks, we forget what our bodies are for.
Beautiful Beyond Our Control
M Car / Flickr

...

Something happened in middle school; I remember the moments exactly, imprinted on my mind and heart. You never forget a trusted adult calling you homely or pinching the flesh on your strong thigh, saying, "If you can pinch it, you're too fat." I killed cute ...

Continue Reading

What the Ebola Panic Reminds Us About Worry


Oct 23 2014
Even faced with deadly disease, we can choose to live like God’s in control.
What the Ebola Panic Reminds Us About Worry
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

...

Troh was the fiancé of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian citizen who within 10 days of his arrival in the U.S. became the first person diagnosed with Ebola in this country. He died of the disease October 8, while dozens of people who had contact with him remained ...

Continue Reading

What Does It Mean to Be Black-ish?


Oct 15 2014
How “exceptional” African Americans still bolster our stereotypes.
What Does It Mean to Be Black-ish?
Adam Taylor / ABC

In high school, I took a class called “The Black Experience in White America,” studying stacks of books on critical race theory, reels of historical documentaries, and pages of prose written by African Americans. The course asked: What does it mean to be black ...

Continue Reading

Have We Told You How Pretty You Look Today?


Oct 14 2014
How our instinct to praise each others’ looks might fuel an image-obsessed culture.
Have We Told You How Pretty You Look Today?
queenieandthedew / Flickr

A few weeks ago I saw on Instagram a picture of my friend with a celebrity. It wasn’t a backstage concert photo, or a selfie from a chance run-in at Starbucks. Instead, she was working with this nationally recognized figure as a part of her job. I was excited for her ...

Continue Reading
Displaying 1–10 of 459 ARTICLES
Sort by:
Page: 123...46
Include results from Christianity Today
Browse Archives:

So Hot Right Now

Not All Vulnerability Is Brave

We don’t have to expose our deepest secrets with every speech and blog post.

What We're Reading

CT eBooks and Bible Studies