Reporting | Discipleship
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
2:11–12). This certainly informs church leadership; according to Barna, evangelicals were the group least likely to be accepting of a female pastor (39%).
Reporting | Discipleship
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
I want to connect these children to a body of support and help them know they can love the Lord with all their minds.” She works closely with local church leadership in the majority of
Opinion | Church
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
Opinion | Church. God Made Our Brains to Need Others. One of the primary ways God heals, grows, and transforms us is through his body, the church.
interview | Discipleship
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) has recently established one such She also serves as women's discipleship coordinator for the Church of God
Reporting | Family
Survey: Being a Pastor’s Wife Is Good for Faith, Bad for Friendship
Though expectations have shifted, spouses still feel the weight of church drama.
and Breault, more than half of the pastors' spouses polled by LifeWay had experienced church conflicts such as personal attacks (51%) or resistance to their spouse's leadership (72%).
excerpt | Church
Searching for Christian Heroines from History? Look to the Early Church
How women were instrumental to the rise of Christianity.
excerpt | Church. Searching for Christian Heroines from History? Look to the Early Church. How women were instrumental to the rise of Christianity.
Opinion | Discipleship
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
Opinion | Discipleship. Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery? Second, we need to prioritize children's ministry in the church.
interview | Discipleship
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
number of vulnerable young people, the National Institute for Juvenile Justice Ministries is currently working on an initiative to ensure that every juvenile facility has a church or ministry
interview | Discipleship
Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
Here's how the church can help find it. She sat down with CT in Austin, Texas, to talk about the rising secularity in higher education—and what the church can do about it.
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
focused on some of the ways women are influencing the church, their communities in women's discipleship, examine research on women and workplace leadership, highlight women
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
Opinion | Church. Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap. What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country. Ruth Moon
Reporting | Church
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
may be a tendency to view women with children as dependent on the primary income of the husband,” said Halee Gray Scott, an expert in women's leadership in the church and author
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
As a historian of American evangelicalism, I knew that her call for a reestablishment of church authority in the digital age would elicit an intense social media reaction. And it did.
Opinion | Discipleship
The California Fires Are Purifying My Priorities
The threat of disaster forces me to reckon with salvation—mine and others.
preachers who occasionally breeze through town with “turn or burn” placards, I hear very little mention about the day of reckoning that has historically held a powerful place in the church
interview | Discipleship
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
women for various reasons often feel marginalized in the local church context and feel You're spearheading an organization called Leadership LINKS Inc., geared toward mentorship of
Opinion | Church
Lamenting Las Vegas: How Country Music Marks an American Tragedy
After a mass shooting, we can find solace in an art form steeped in Scripture.
Opinion | Church. Lamenting Las Vegas: How Country Music Marks an American Tragedy. Gina Dalfonzo is author of One by One: Welcoming the Singles in Your Church(Baker, 2017).
Opinion | Church
Dispatches from Charlottesville: What Happens When Neo-Nazis Are Outside Your Church Doors
The protesters came with torches. We sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”
Opinion | Church. Dispatches from Charlottesville: What Happens When Neo-Nazis Are Outside Your Church Doors. Paul's Memorial Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Opinion | Church
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Opinion | Church. Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don't Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs. Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts
Opinion | Family
God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers
A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education.
I know that my life isn't just my children; there's a call on my life to communicate the word of God, to build the local church, to participate in leadership.
Opinion | Discipleship
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
2. Educate, don't indoctrinate. As a child and young adult growing up in the church, I believed with all my heart that Christianity was true, but nonetheless, my faith was borrowed.