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Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness
An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation.
excerpt | Discipleship. Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness. An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation.
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A Stroke Freed Me to Redefine Beauty
Former model Katherine Wolf reveals how a nearly fatal experience altered her faith.
interview | Discipleship. A Stroke Freed Me to Redefine Beauty. The former beauty queen, model, and mother to a then-six-month- old baby boy had to redefine her life.
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How to Get Our Girls Into Scripture
Erin Weidemann, founder of Bible Belles, wants to introduce young women to brave female role models.
Hanging out with kids all day, I thought, “I'm learning and growing closer to the Lord and learning more about him. What he says about beauty is the truth and needs to be our truth.”.
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Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
it so personal or political. We also have to look at the data. That's the beauty of having data—it's hard to object to. In your view, secular exclusivity “contradicts
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
study the Bible, who is God, and how to disciple other women,” Edmondson says, “allows women to gather together, learn together, recognize our differences, but see the beauty in how
Opinion | Family
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
that readers of faith are called to live by, but I didn't limit myself to overtly religious selections (though there are a few) because I don't believe that spiritually significant beauty is limited to
Beth Moore: There’s No Place Like Houston
My hometown is diverse, strong, and faithful. After Harvey, it will never be the same.
Outsiders say it's not a beautiful place, but we think they're just not looking closely enough. Our beauty is in our color; it's on our faces and also on our plates.
Opinion | Sexuality
Finding Healing in Front of the Camera
A Christian considers the benefits of boudoir photography.
Given our current cultural context, in which many women feel pressure to attain an impossible beauty ideal, I love the idea of women pursuing boudoir shoots to embrace their bodies
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The Turquoise Table Movement Wants You
Kristin Schell invites believers to trade entertaining for simple front-yard hospitality.
How do you avoid perfectionism while also fulfilling your God-given desire for beauty? It's in our DNA to express ourselves and love others through God's beauty.
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Sanya Richards-Ross: My Abortion Broke Me; God Redeemed Me
The Olympic gold medalist opens up about faith, failure, and grace.
When my body started to attack itself, and I didn't want people to see my arms, and I needed to cover a scar on my leg, it taught me that true beauty is something that comes from within.
Opinion | Sexuality
Pastors, Power, and PrettinessSubscriber access only
When good compliments go bad.
Yet, undoubtedly, the wider range of socially approved enhancements available to women in terms of fashion, hair, and makeup widens also the scale of beauty for women and offers a
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Full-Color Faith
Why we champion Beautiful Orthodoxy
And through his grace and glory, we're invited to experience and share God's beauty. A beauty-focused gospel can easily become wispy and sentimental. The Playground.
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Beautiful Beyond Our ControlSubscriber access only
With so much pressure put on our looks, we forget what our bodies are for.
All of us are, in some ways, mastered by beauty or our perception of it. How often do we ask: What are we controlling? Beauty wasn't about what was inside of me or even me myself.
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Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?
The age of the Internet has birthed a crisis of authority, especially for women.
We need teachers and writers who can break our hearts with beauty and who also do the hard work of biblical interpretation, of learning the doctrines and history of the church, and of
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Jesus, the Frybread of Life
How Native InterVarsity is helping college students follow Christ and honor tradition.
I'm certainly not the only person who's had this vision. I actually hear people talk about this a lot. The beauty of it brings tears to my eyes. I also care a lot about justice.
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The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
The beauty of mentoring in a small group is that it provides a safety net and a community for accountability; it's a community of people who can come around and offer prayer and support
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Book List: Our Favorite New Releases for Kids
10 faith-enriching picture books.
together. For the Beauty of the Earth. Fleming. For the Beauty of the Earth brings the words of the beloved 1864 hymn to life with vivid and captivating illustrations.
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
to see intelligence as a male trait, does being 'smart' mean that I'm somehow less feminine than my peers?” This question plays a key role in Disney's recent remake of Beauty and the
Our Homemaker, Who Art in Heaven
Modern women have a complicated relationship with domesticity—but God points us toward the true meaning of home.
In Genesis 1–2, God makes a home for his people. From the primeval wilderness and wasteland God begets beauty and form, building the grand house called Earth.
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God Bless the Foot-Washers and Nail-PaintersSubscriber access only
Our little luxuries are taking a big toll on workers.
We tend to think of beauty habits as personal and self-centered, since they're designed to make us look and feel better. But throughout history, they've