interview | Family
Sanya Richards-Ross: My Abortion Broke Me; God Redeemed Me
The Olympic gold medalist opens up about faith, failure, and grace.
interview | Family. Sanya Richards-Ross: My Abortion Broke Me; God Redeemed Me. The Olympic gold medalist opens up about faith, failure, and grace. I'm just so glad I ran into grace.”.
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
There, my new friends and I were all literate in the same Protestant way, versed in the biblical trajectory of creation, sin, guilt, grace, redemption, forgiveness.
excerpt | Discipleship
Your Calling Actually Isn’t About You
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
It reveals our false idols, and it forecasts our future. It's a cautionary tale of the life we think we want, and in that sense, it's a grace. 1:9), to “live in the grace of Christ” (Gal.
Opinion | Sexuality
Finding My 'True Self' As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
20 years ago. Groups on both sides of the debate often fall short in balancing the age-old tension between law and grace. Progressive Christians have
excerpt | Discipleship
Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness
An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation.
Although I was not interested in apologetic arguments at the time, I had, without knowing it, been experiencing the work of grace through my imagination.
Opinion | Family
When Your Marriage Doesn't Measure Up
Comparing your husband to others may be killing your relationship.
wife. Accept Grace, and Offer It Freely. If so, remember that there is an endless ocean of God's grace available to you (and to your spouse also). When
Opinion | Pop Culture
Embracing Cultural Moments
Using truth and grace to explore hidden cultural divides
Opinion | Pop Culture. Embracing Cultural Moments. Using truth and grace to explore hidden cultural divides. Helen Lee Helen Lee. @HelenLeeBooks Facebook. Grace-Filled Moments.
interview | Discipleship
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
As an obsessive-compulsive people pleaser (that's a mouthful) I've had to learn to live in grace, to abide there, to really and truly live inside of the grace that God provides to me.
Opinion | Family
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
Anyabwile states that “by God's grace, we are one nation, one new and redeemed humanity in Christ.” Whether we or our children are the victims of racism or have ever taken part in
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
Yet one of the weaknesses exposed by the Marie Claire report is that the church is doing a miserable job teaching plan A, as well as communicating grace to those who step outside of
interview | Discipleship
After 50 Years in a Wheelchair, I Still Walk with Jesus
On the anniversary of her accident, Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on God’s faithfulness.
Just the other day I was reading 1 Peter 5:10 [ESV], where Peter says, “After you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace … will himself restore, confirm, strengthen and establish
Opinion | Discipleship
I’m Trying to Forgive Fidel Castro
As the daughter of a Cuban refugee, I feel torn between hate and grace.
I'm Trying to Forgive Fidel Castro. As the daughter of a Cuban refugee, I feel torn between hate and grace. Rather it means that I affirm the old adage, “but for the grace of God go I.”.
Opinion | Sexuality
The Mystery of My HealingSubscriber access only
Unexplainable relief is a reminder of God’s grace, wholeness, and incarnation.
Unexplainable relief is a reminder of God's grace, wholeness, and incarnation. Not only had I experienced healing, I had also experienced grace, a gift freely given.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Brené Brown: Why We Need to Own Our FailuresSubscriber access only
Our darkest chapters don’t require a Christian rewrite.
community. I found that I trusted non-Christians more than Christians to have more grace and space for my struggle, which I could not dismiss or hide.
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.
keep me grounded in reality. I remain thankful today for this grace-filled Christian community that has patiently loved both him and me. They have been a
Opinion | former TCW issue
Grace for Our DoubtsSubscriber access only
Author Micha Boyett believes questioning can be an act of faith
Opinion | former TCW issue. Grace for Our Doubts. That is the gift of the Thomas story for me: belief isn't simply all up to Thomas—Christ has loads of grace for him.
Opinion | Family
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
grief. Rebekah Hannah, a counselor with The Grace Center for Biblical Counseling, points to what she calls the “motherhood culture” of the church. Motherhood
Opinion | Family
Before I Could Forgive, I Had to Lament
I needed to do more than hide my bruises and cover my pain.
and bitterness. I believe forgiveness to be just as much an act of God as his grace is. We over time. What's more, God gives us grace for this process. As
Opinion | Sexuality
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
The first school she approached had an admissions counselor who stated that “we are a school that is just full of grace” but then immediately told Sarah and her parents she could only
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?
Tip—as she befriends an alienated alien named J. Lo. 12.When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin. I love the stories within stories that come to life