Opinion | Church
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
Opinion | Church. Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church. After being burned by a string of fiery, painful church experiences, I understand the common struggle.
Opinion | Church
God’s Message on ‘Ash Valentine’s Day’: True Love Dies
When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
Opinion | Church. God's Message on 'Ash Valentine's Day': True Love Dies. When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
Opinion | Church
I Sent My Kids to a ‘Better School.’ But Was It the Right Choice?
As a parent, I feel caught between the needs of my children and the needs of my neighbors.
Opinion | Church. I Sent My Kids to a 'Better School.' But Was It the Right Choice? As a parent houses nearby? What if the church's neighbors were ours? We
Opinion | Discipleship
To More Than a Few Good Men: Don’t Give Up on Working with Women
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule.’
in business, church ministry, and academia is relatively new. Women are working in institutions primarily built by and for men. As more and more women pursue leadership opportunities
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%).
Opinion | Church
God’s Message to #MeToo Victims and Perpetrators
Scripture offers a radical framework for understanding anger and forgiveness.
Opinion | Church. It's also an important question to ask when stories like Jules Woodson's surface and members of Highpoint Church in Memphis stand in solidarity with her perpetrator.
Reporting | Church
Why I’ve Spent Half My Life Helping North Korea
Despite political and military tensions in the region, the director of Christian Friends of Korea is committed to medical ministry.
Reporting | Church. Why I've Spent Half My Life Helping North Korea. Despite sick. How do you see the church in South Korea interacting with North Korea?
Opinion | Church
Swipe Right for Jesus
How Tinder helped me come to terms with my evangelical identity.
Opinion | Church. Swipe Right for Jesus. How friendship. Online, I met plenty of the nice Christian guys I used to write about in journals at church camp.
Reporting | Church
Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.
Reporting | Church. Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign. “It's not. We are Jesus followers who live in the world and come to 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 | Pop Culture
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture. Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church's failures—or its successes?
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
Reporting | Church
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
Reporting | Church. Women in China's House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge. Chinese pastors' wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
Opinion | Family
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
email; print. Every Saturday, after evening church services, my husband and I open our home to friends—mostly unmarried ones. Sometimes it's four or
Opinion | Family
We Lost Our Baby, but We Didn't Want to Lose Our Marriage
Men and women tend to grieve differently; understanding those differences helped us make it through.
Though making it to church every Sunday was difficult, members of our church body intentionally sought us out week after week, which helped us remain rooted despite our
Opinion | Church
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Opinion | Church. With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health. How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
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 | Discipleship
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
4. Who's In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere? The digital age has birthed a new crisis of authority for the church. In one of our most hotly debated
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
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%).