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.
Editor's Note: This article is part of “Change Makers,” our recent CT special issue focused on some of the ways women are influencing the church, their communities, and the world.
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.
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.
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Editor's Note: This article is part of “Change Makers,” our recent CT special issue focused on some of the ways women are influencing the church, their communities, and the world.
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.
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.
Reporting | Church
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
Reporting | Church. The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms. How being married with kids complicates church compensation. Kate Shellnutt Kate
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
Opinion | Discipleship
What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
Opinion | Discipleship. What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church. The church has both a crisis and an opportunity on its hands.
Opinion | Church
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
Opinion | Church. Happy Birthday, Dear Church. However, if you attend a non-liturgical church, you may have no idea when Pentecost Sunday occurs.
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.
Ramirez: I think the Enemy is trying to divide the church by creating circles that are not talking to one another, silos. On finding balance between home, school, and church:
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.
Opinion | Church
What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You
Singles are on the rise. Here’s what forward-looking churches need to know.
Opinion | Church. What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You. Singles are on the rise. Here's marrieds. The church, however, doesn't reflect those numbers.
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
excerpt | Discipleship
Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness
An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation.
Traditional church architecture and imagery is a language developed over the centuries of the church's life, varying in its dialect in different times and places, but with a common
interview | Discipleship
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
She also serves as women's discipleship coordinator for the Church of God, Southwest Region. What unique opportunities do you see for Hispanic women in the church?
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
Opinion. How Brainy Women Benefit the Church. A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity. Hannah
Opinion | Discipleship
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship
Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?
Four years ago, I asked readers of my blog over age 40 to respond to my informal survey about their relationship with the local church. After querying