Reporting | Church
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
University. Even with nearly $2,000 a month in student loan payments, the Parkers will still be paying off their undergrad education well into their 50s.
interview | Family
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
In the vast majority of countries that we looked at in Europe, at all education levels, people who are married when they have kids are markedly more stable than people who are
Opinion | Sexuality
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
Others are calling for more high-tech professionals with a humanities education who can “grasp the whys and hows of human behavior.” Just last month, a leading Silicon Valley
Opinion | Church
Why Being a Woman in Seminary Is Worth the Work
It's not always easy to get there, but the blogosphere needs more of us.
Many married evangelical women—with or without children— shoulder domestic responsibilities and therefore don't have time for seminary (or higher education more generally).
interview | Discipleship
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
the kingdom.”. Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition of the NHCLC, interviewed Santana on her unique work. Can
Reporting | Church
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
that pay gaps between men and women are highest for positions with lower salaries, including staff who oversee worship, children's ministry, youth ministry, and Christian education.
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
The data source is the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, an organization that opposes abstinence- only education and promotes widespread use of
Opinion | Family
Seminary Is Not About Me
What I learned from Bible students in Rwanda.
During class, students shared with us the great sacrifices of time and money they had made to pursue biblical education. A mother of two kids who served
Opinion | Discipleship
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Years ago, I was among the few girls to complete my secondary education and qualify to join the university—probably only the second girl from my village to do so—but even so, I was
Opinion | Discipleship
Six Ways Men Can Support Women's Discipleship
Male clergy and laity who want to enable women's ministry often don't know how to get involved or what to do.
counselor. I told a pastor about this desire, knowing that it would require more education through a counseling program, most likely at a seminary. His
Opinion | Discipleship
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
In A Room of One's Own, Woolf develops her argument from the fiction that Shakespeare had a sister, Judith, with every bit as much potential as he but who was denied an education.
Reporting | Church
It Doesn't Pay to Go on Maternity Leave at Most Evangelical Seminaries
On Christian campuses, unofficial flexibility is more common than extra benefits for new parents.
How Evangelical Schools Support Women. I have been involved in higher education for over a decade. After completing my PhD at the University of Connecticut
Reporting | Discipleship
4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing
What the biggest name in women’s Bible studies wants the next generation to know.
He encourages pastors to pursue an MDiv because even if that level of education isn't required for employment, it's useful for service. He calls it the educator's
Opinion | Family
Family and Politics: Why I'm Against 'Keeping the Peace'
There are times when we need to speak up.
They often encompass differing opinions on faith, politics, lifestyle, education, parenting, and so on—opinions that hit at the heart of who we are in the world.
Opinion | Church
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
mates the Trinity Handshake. Carolyn Arends is the director of education for Renovaré as well as a recording artist. Learn more at
Opinion | Sexuality
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
Opinion | Discipleship
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.
While some women doubted the purity of their ambitions, one woman freely described her education as “selfish,” since she had enrolled in seminary simply “to get closer to [God].” Other
interview | Discipleship
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
a writer on our leadership team. Our mission is to offer leadership education that includes character and spiritual development. We want to raise up the
Opinion | Discipleship
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Latina, Pentecostal, and College-BoundSubscriber access only
How the church stands to benefit from rising educational attainment.
So when it comes to Latino evangelical churches and education, Pentecostals stand to benefit the most from improvements in the educational success of its Latino youth congregants