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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.
interview | Family
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.”.
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
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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.
interview | Family
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
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
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
interview | Discipleship
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
Opinion | Sexuality
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.
Opinion | Family
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
Opinion | Sexuality
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.
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.
Opinion | Sexuality
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
Opinion | Family
Why We Need ‘Useless’ People
Babies with Down syndrome are aborted all over the world for being 'a burden to society.' Here's how we can advocate for them.
way, people with disabilities are indeed like the words of a poem: Although they might not provide or produce clothing or shelter or food, they nonetheless convey beauty and meaning
Opinion | Family
10 Books You Should Read to Your Kids This Christmas
I celebrate the season by reading stories to my kids. Here are our favorites.
kitten by bringing him to the home of Mrs. Pickering, “the only place of comfort and warmth she had ever known.” It's a touching book about grief, restoration, and the beauty of community
Opinion | Family
Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage
How we found God’s mercy as we faced deep division we’d never experienced before.
marriage. I understood how hard we must sometimes fight to remain one. I became aware of the beauty of seeing that fight through to the end. For all
Opinion | Pop Culture
I Saw Myself in ‘This Is Us’
The popular new dramedy puts viewers in the messy middle.
God promises beauty for ashes, hope for despair, and gladness for mourning. We love to tell the stories of the beauty and hope; we don't often tell the
Opinion | Sexuality
We Can't All Be BeautifulSubscriber access only
Why does our obsession with self-acceptance focus so much on appearance?
Take the latest installment in the ten-year-old Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. The "power to change and redefine what beauty is," the film purports, is in our own selfie-taking hands.