interview | Discipleship
I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family
How Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza found forgiveness.
interview | Discipleship. I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family. Afterward, she sat down with CT to share about the process of forgiving the man who killed her entire family.
Opinion | Family
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
Opinion | Family. Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth. What too. However, it turns out that a lot of our kids don't want our precious family treasures.
Opinion | Family
When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill
My husband’s schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here’s what I’ve learned in the years since he was first diagnosed.
My husband's schizoaffective disorder devastated our family. Here's what I've learned in the years since he was first diagnosed. Opinion | Family. When Your Spouse Is Mentally Ill.
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. Overall, pastors' spouses see their family's ministry involvement as a good thing; 90 percent say it has had a positive effect, according to LifeWay.
excerpt | Family
Belonging Is About More Than Biology
As an adoptee and adoptive mom, God is teaching me about his welcoming love.
excerpt | Family. Belonging Is About More Than Biology. While the dynamic is similar, adoptive reciprocity burrows deeper, pushing toward family formation.
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. We as a family have a mission to serve this community and build the local church. They're our priorities, they're our No.
Opinion | Family
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
Opinion | Family. 13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer. Like any good librarian, she fosters a love of literacy that Tomás then shares with his own family.
Opinion | Family
Family and Politics: Why I'm Against 'Keeping the Peace'
There are times when we need to speak up.
Opinion | Family. Family and Politics: Why I'm Against 'Keeping the Peace'. I faced this conundrum at a recent gathering with my extended family. I felt I was doing fairly well.
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.
Stone also notes that evangelicals' views on family shape their views on working women. “Evangelical churches have often been at the forefront of conversations
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.
She hid behind her sunny smile and didn't share anything about her family or holiday plans. As I listened to her story, I felt prompted to ask her to join our family for the holidays.
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.
years. What emerges is a portrait of an evangelical church that is still firmly family-centered even while the demographics within it have shifted. Single
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.
Williams recently spoke with CT about how family tragedy led her to this ministry, why she connects so well with the young men she mentors, and how Christian youth workers can affect
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.
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.
interview | Family
The Turquoise Table Movement Wants You
Kristin Schell invites believers to trade entertaining for simple front-yard hospitality.
interview | Family. But within about 48 hours of arriving in France, I remember being with our host family and having dinner and feeling completely captivated.
interview | Family
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family. interview | Family. How to Binge Watch Like a Believer.
Opinion | Family
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
Opinion | Family. How to Talk About Race with Your Kids. To this end, my husband and I have structured our family life to engage with and enjoy other cultures and people groups.
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.
What does it really mean to be family-friendly? The term often and flexible schedules. Last year, legislators in 20 states considered family leave mandates.
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.
In the process of being let go of by her family, Marie found herself being picked up by a new community that helped her heal from an abusive relationship and gave her the courage to
Opinion | Family
The Gift of Mom Guilt
Hearing God’s call in a "lean in" or "opt out" world.
Opinion | Family. The Gift of Mom Guilt. I tended to wounds, adjusted ventilator settings, performed bronchoscopies, and counseled family members into the evening hours.
Reporting | Discipleship
Cohousing: The New American Family
How alternative forms of living are changing communities, challenging the church, and keeping millennials in the fold.
Cohousing: The New American Family. Like this DC family, growing numbers of people are finding creative ways to live together and forge new kinds of community.