Opinion | Family
God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers
A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education.
Opinion | Family. God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers. A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education. Andrea
Reporting | Discipleship
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
calling in the nonprofit sector often involves “wrestling with the question of what makes you angry,” explains Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition of
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.
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.
For all of women's gains in higher education, politics, and business over the past century, the barriers women face at work are so perennial as to seem rather permanent.
Opinion | Church
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
Joy has come in unlikely venues, like the dingy cottage where my husband and I moved after placing his seminary education on hold to attend to my declining health.
Opinion | Discipleship
5 Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College
A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher ed.
0; tweet; link; email; print. Twenty-seven years ago this month, my mother dropped me off at Gordon College for La Vida, Gordon's required outdoor wilderness education program.
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
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.
Mary Poplin, who teaches at the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California, has spent most of her professional career studying education, worldviews, and most recently
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).
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
and faithful service. As more women achieve higher levels of education, there is increasing demand for intellectually challenging resources. And as the
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.
This approach—sometimes referred to as the Socratic method of education—involves asking them deeper questions on a regular basis and giving them space to respond.
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.
In England, Melanie Lacy, author of the New City Catechism curriculum, has dedicated her theological education and career to the discipleship of youth and to the formation of those
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 | 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
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
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 | 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
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 | 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.