Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
and tracts. For women who do theology via blogging in the public sphere, celebrity authority offers enticing rewards and extraordinary risks. There are
Blogging Truth to Power
Why we listen to watchdogs and whistleblowers (from two of us who have been there)
Opinion | Pop Culture. Blogging Truth to Power. Why we listen to watchdogs and whistleblowers (from two of us who have been there). Marlena Graves.
Your Calling Actually Isn’t About You
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
Then I went to seminary. Then I worked as a college minister. Then I went back to seminary. Somewhere in there I began blogging. Over time, I realized writing was my ministry.
Why Bloggers Are Calling It Quits
The Internet can be a rough place for writers.
Back in the early days of blogging stood two very different writers: Andrew Sullivan, a journalist who helped to shape the genre as a vehicle for social commentary and analysis, and
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
real relationship. I don't want to discourage people who feel called to blogging—I do some of it myself—and I don't want to downplay their gifts. We must
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
(Indeed, to bring things full circle, this article is a direct result of my blogging at The Anxious Bench, a religious history blog on Patheos, which a male colleague invited me to join in 2015
How to Liberate Ourselves from the Perils of Platform
For writers, bloggers, and speakers, the pitfalls of self-promotion are offset by a robust vision of women’s gifts in the church.
For writers, bloggers, and speakers, the pitfalls of self-promotion are offset by a robust vision of women's gifts in the church.
Save Your Soul: Stop Writing
In the age of push-button publishing, self-disclosure isn't always God's best.
Save Your Soul: Stop Writing. In the age of push-button publishing, self-disclosure isn't always God's best. Lore Ferguson Wilbert. Image: Omarukai / Flickr. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
God Will Give You the Words, So Don't Steal These
Plagiarism offends the original author and the Author of all.
God Will Give You the Words, So Don't Steal These. Plagiarism offends the original author and the Author of all. Lore Ferguson Wilbert. @lorewilbert Facebook.
When I Didn’t Love My Adopted Child
After welcoming our new daughter, I saw my sin more clearly than ever before.
Montana. She enjoys blogging when life allows, but with three littles at home, she's content to share her thoughts on life in mainly tweet-sized contributions.
Finding a Job that Works for You and for God
Tips for overcoming job-hopping, career confusion, and ‘vocational scrambling.’
My Facebook feed often has posts advertising ways for me to make money from home: blogging, starting a small business, becoming a multi-level marketing consultant, or participating
America’s Reading Crisis Is Much Worse Than You Think
A teacher's plea for the church to give the gift of literacy.
When she's not giving book recommendations to adolescents, you can find her blogging, taking pictures, or writing for Misadventures Magazine, among other things.
A Hidden Opportunity in Your Church
How Christ-centered hospitality can help families affected by autism.
Chances are, you know someone affected by autism. This month is Autism Awareness Month, so parents like me are blogging and posting on social media about the disorder.
It's Time for Busy Ladies to Give It a Rest
How to find the downtime you never realized you had.
matter. It's exactly those spots of not-quite-downtime that Turner, a working, blogging mother of three, embraces in her book The Fringe Hours. There
Duck Dynasty Wife: The More Christians on Reality TV, the Better
How unexpected fame and quirky family has helped Jessica Robertson share her faith.
all that came about… the writer misconstrued it, they wanted it to be something terrible, and if you're in some sort of television or social media or writing or radio or blogging, you know
Hope for More Diverse Conference Lineups
How our exposure to minority voices can lead to greater shifts in the church.
In publishing and blogging, we talk about “platform.” For leaders, Jenni Catron calls it “clout.” Whatever the term, people in positions of power have the opportunity to steward their
Not All Vulnerability Is Brave
We don’t have to expose our deepest secrets with every speech and blog post.
“She perfected the art of the vulnerable candid with an unclear purpose.” In the Christian blogging and writing world way, we are perfecting the art of the vulnerable, too.