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.
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.
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.
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.
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
Opinion | Family. Who's the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms. We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium. Image: Focus on the Family.
The Crown: Balancing Family and Calling Is a Royal Pain
The Netflix series focuses on the pressure around the monarch's marriage.
The Crown: Balancing Family and Calling Is a Royal Pain. Within her family, ascending the throne is often referred to as a death—both for Elizabeth and her father before her.
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.
Give Your Kids the Gift of Absence
Time and attention are not the only ways to bless our children.
Opinion | Family. The childcare we had in place fell apart at the last minute when my extended family came down with the flu, so I texted a babysitter to see if she could help.
Marriage Lessons from the Luthers
Katharina and Martin Luther lived 500 years ago, but they can teach us much about how to live well in our own modern-day marriages.
Opinion | Family. Marriage Lessons from the Luthers. To be honest, I also wasn't thrilled with the idea of hosting and entertaining his family again so soon after our wedding.
6 Things Your Church Can Do During the Refugee Ban
The recent executive order has thrust refugees and resettlement agencies into limbo. Here’s how you can help.
to deliver medicines from MAP International to Syrian and Iraqi refugees, my church, National Presbyterian in Washington, DC, was making final plans to resettle a refugee family in the
Sibling Rivalry: From Childhood to the Church
Will they—or will we—ever stop fighting?
Opinion | Family. Psychology offers us myriad explanations for sibling behavior—everything from birth order to the need to differentiate oneself from the other members of the family.
Kay Warren: 'We Were in Marital Hell'
Through God's work in our lives, we've beaten the odds that divorce would be the outcome of our ill-advised union.
I recall the heavy pressure to be a model for other people and especially the pressure not to embarrass or cause shame to my parents by exposing our family flaws.
When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
Let's reimagine ways we can honor mothers without wounding others.
for all women to recommit themselves to domestic tasks and to “working with their hands.” Carrie, a devoted mother of five who has beautifully cared for her home and family, tells me
This Christmas, Remember the Refugees
The Nativity scene would be empty without Jews, Arabs, Africans, and displaced people. Here's what that means for your holiday.
email; print. In October, I visited a Syrian refugee family who was recently resettled through World Relief. I went with friends and looked forward to getting
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
She was a regular churchgoer who had grown up in a Christian family. But when death. I grew up in a family [where] nobody had a child out of wedlock. … I
How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
A director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better.
There's also a pastor that just quit his job to move his family to Ghana to become a fellow with IJM. Miracles. Countless miracles. How has your work at IJM shaped your family life?