Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Race, gender, geography, and relationship status have all become ways of making sense of which tribe we fit into (and which ones we don't). The value of single-gender small groups.
excerpt | Discipleship
How Jesus Discipled Women
In a patriarchal culture, Jesus showed his followers a radically different way to relate and lead.
Among the hierarchies Jesus overturned was the gender-based hierarchy dominating life in Israel. That included women and the gender-based hierarchies dominating their lives.
Opinion | Sexuality
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
Opinion | Sexuality. Can Robots Be Sexist? How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes. Of particular concern to ethicists and technologists is gender bias.
Reporting | Church
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
Though the overall gender pay gap among clergy has significantly shrunk over the past few decades, from women earning 60 cents on the dollar in 1976 to 93 cents on the dollar in
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 rightly notes that evangelical gender norms that may seem unusual within the broader culture today were widespread outside the church not that long ago.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
Blogging gives women the tools to circumvent gender discrimination, to celebrate being a woman, and to exchange theological ideas. No wonder it has been so life-giving to so many!
Opinion | Sexuality
The Gender Conversation We Aren’t Having
Why sexism deserves more attention than the complementarian-egalitarian debates.
Opinion | Sexuality. The Gender Conversation We Aren't Having. To be clear, it's important to have theological and hermeneutical arguments about gender roles.
Opinion | Family
When Women Blame Men for Domestic Stress, They Miss the Big Picture
The gender wars inspire finger-pointing. The gospel offers another way.
Opinion | Family. When Women Blame Men for Domestic Stress, They Miss the Big Picture. The gender wars inspire finger- pointing. The gospel offers another way.
Opinion | Sexuality
I’m a Woman Who Got Kicked Out of Women’s Bathrooms
Our zealous policing of gender norms can have unintended and hurtful consequences.
Opinion | Sexuality. I'm a Woman Who Got Kicked Out of Women's Bathrooms. Our zealous policing of gender norms can have unintended and hurtful consequences.
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.
circles. Among the tweets were stories of restrictive gender roles—women confined to traditionally nurturing positions regardless of their gifts and abilities.
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.
of these discipleship opportunities.”. 3. Offer some discipleship courses that are integrated rather than always gender-segregated. The Titus 2 model
Opinion | Sexuality
How We Made Too Much of GenderSubscriber access only
Reclaiming an identity more meaningful than manhood or womanhood.
Opinion | Sexuality. How We Made Too Much of Gender. I didn't think about gender much, partly because I grew up in a genderless household, and partly because of the culture itself.
Opinion | Sexuality
I’m a Feminist. How Come My Boys Are Such Boys? Subscriber access only
What raising sons taught this egalitarian mom about gender.
Opinion | Sexuality. I'm a Feminist. How Come My Boys Are Such Boys? What raising sons taught this egalitarian mom about gender. Rachel Marie Stone.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Why Christians Should Avoid Watching Rape Scenes
What if there's a hidden human cost to our entertainment?
otherwise exploited. For an industry with chronic gender problems, a rape choreographer gives actors some recourse if something goes wrong on set. But
Opinion | Discipleship
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
wasn't until I taught Gaudy Night that I really began to understand the implications of its argument: that women are called to vocations just like men and regardless of gender expectations
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
do enter these fields. Our cultural tendency to associate intelligence with gender affects more than a woman's education and future work. It also affects
Opinion | Sexuality
Dealing with ‘Gender Disappointment’ Subscriber access only
In the age of girl power, many of us want daughters. Here's why I’m happy either way.
Opinion | Sexuality. Dealing with 'Gender Disappointment'. In the age thinking pink. But the old wives tales, gender predictions, and wishful thinking were wrong. I
Opinion | Sexuality
How the Other Half Reads: What I Learned from a Book on ManhoodSubscriber access only
Discovering the universal truth in our gender-specific teachings.
Discovering the universal truth in our gender-specific teachings. (Anderson raises similar concerns.) Both believe that we have made too much of gender.
Reporting | Church
Study: Female Pastors Are on the Rise
And so are our impossible expectations for them.
Though most pastors, regardless of gender, are satisfied with their role, female pastors are more likely than male pastors to wish they had been more prepared for the expectation they
Women’s March Sets Out to Exclude 40 Percent of American Women
What pro-life feminists actually have in common with their pro-choice counterparts.
of Women's March is that abortion was likely THE issue to tip scales for evangelical women to vote Trump,” said Hannah Anderson, who writes and podcasts about gender and theology