Opinion | Discipleship
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal. Although women in Africa are hungry for this holistic discipleship, many of them don't have access to it.
Opinion | Family
I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids from Danger
I can’t keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness.
Fifteen years ago, my husband and I did the riskiest thing we could imagine and took a job in the Horn of Africa. Rachel Jones lives in Africa with her husband and three children.
interview | Family
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
When you look internationally at trends, what you see is that there are a number of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, such as South Africa, and Latin America, like Colombia, that now
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
It was in Kigali, Rwanda—a tiny, landlocked country in East Africa known internally as the “land of a thousand hills.” Externally, however, it's known as the site of a genocide where
Opinion | Family
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
her. After a year of prayer, fundraising, and a whirlwind trip to East Africa, Ruth was officially ours. I naively believed that nothing could take her away.
Reporting | Church
Tampons Are a Justice Issue
While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by.
While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by. Reporting | Church. Tampons Are a Justice Issue.
Opinion | Discipleship
5 Women Every Christian Should Know
From Katharina Luther, who escaped a convent and became a radical reformer, to Amanda Berry Smith, an itinerant minister who was born a slave, these women changed history.
She dreamed of serving as a missionary in Africa, but upon applying to the mission board of the Presbyterian Church, she was told there were no openings for “Negro missionaries” in
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent
Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do.
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent. Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do. Dorcas
Opinion | Discipleship
5 Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College
A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher ed.
at Gordon. Although we didn't know each other very well, we committed in faith that together we would reach the roof of Africa—all 19,341 feet of it. As
Reporting | Pop Culture
Sandals Instead of Sponsorships: The Sseko Story
Behind the fair-trade company that’s helping educate women in Uganda.
her eye at Old Navy and Madewell, she opted to pay more for a pair from Sseko Designs, a company that ensures workers a fair wage and supports college-bound women in East Africa
Opinion | Family
Seminary Is Not About Me
What I learned from Bible students in Rwanda.
I had come halfway around the world with a group of photographers to interview Pastor Charles Buregeya Mugisha, founder of Africa New Life Ministries and Africa College of Theology
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Corruption Is an Urgent Justice Issue
While living abroad, I discovered the corrosive effects of corruption and the suffering it causes.
Today, the outflow of money from Africa through illicit channels is seven times the amount coming in through trade and aid, seriously stymying economic development efforts.
Reporting | Sexuality
Ebola and the Clean Water CrisisSubscriber access only
How Christian orgs in Africa are shifting from development to emergency relief to help fight the outbreak.
How Christian orgs in Africa are shifting from development to emergency relief to help fight the outbreak. Reporting | Sexuality. Ebola and the Clean Water Crisis.
Reporting | Church
How Single Women Became an Unstoppable Force in Bible Translation
Female missionaries have propelled the movement to bring Scripture to every tribe and tongue.
for a particular word. Pearson and her husband, Dave, have spent over 30 years working with SIL in Chad, Kenya, and East Africa. She described one
When You've Been Wronged
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
In his book No Future Without Forgiveness, Bishop Desmond Tutu writes about the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa.
Opinion | Discipleship
Lent, Unplugged
In a time of digital consumption, here’s how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting.
In a time of digital consumption, here's how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting. Christina Crook. Image: Africa Studio / Shutterstock. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Reporting | Pop Culture
Patricia Heaton: My Career Floundered, Then Flourished Because of Faith
Q+A: The star of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘The Middle’ reveals the prayer that changed her life.
There are a lot of great little organizations out there that are doing good work. But when you're trying to get clean water to all of Africa, you have to have your act together.
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. Even growing up in far-flung apartheid South Africa, I'd heard of John Glenn and Alan Shepard. But like most people, I
Opinion | Sexuality
Our Top 10 Articles of 2016
Readers and editors rank the best posts of the year.
Tampons Are a Justice Issue (Ruth Moon Mari) While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Another Chance to Be Afraid—and Trust GodSubscriber access only
A Christian mom fighting fear in East Africa.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Another Chance to Be Afraid—and Trust God. A Christian mom fighting fear in East Africa. Rachel Pieh Jones, guest writer. Image