Opinion | Sexuality
The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
Opinion | Discipleship
The California Fires Are Purifying My Priorities
The threat of disaster forces me to reckon with salvation—mine and others.
The threat of disaster forces me to reckon with salvation—mine and others.
Opinion | Church
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.
Reporting | Family
Why Are Our Children So Anxious?
Unpacking the reasons behind childhood and adolescent anxiety—and the hope we find in the gospel.
are not accessing the outdoors, engaging in enough regular physical activity, and experiencing the benefit of child-led free play,” adds Vanessa Lapointe, PhD, a parenting author and
Opinion | Sexuality
Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World
It’s addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
Opinion | Sexuality. Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World. It's addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
Opinion | Family
The Gift of Mom Guilt
Hearing God’s call in a "lean in" or "opt out" world.
incomes. Parenting offers us 31 tongue-in-cheek reasons to shun mom guilt by savoring “life's little luxuries,” a list that includes scolding an innocent child.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
of said celebrity, who feel deep personal connections to the women whom they see not only as theological heroes but also as partners in the struggles of parenting, marriage, and other
Opinion | Discipleship
Confessions of a Christian Prepper
My hope shouldn’t lie in survival skills and stockpiles.
My hope shouldn't lie in survival skills and stockpiles.
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.
Local churches can also do a lot to defuse the Mommy Wars—the cultural phenomenon in which women judge each other based on diverging parenting choices.
Reporting | Family
How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused.
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused. Reporting | Family. How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars.
Opinion | Family
Parenting and the Marriage Mess
How to keep your relationship strong through the struggles of child-rearing
Opinion | Family. Parenting and the Marriage Mess. If you've got kids, then you know this to be true: It doesn't take much for parenting challenges to boil over into relationship struggles.
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.
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago's most vulnerable young men.
Opinion | Church
Lamenting Las Vegas: How Country Music Marks an American Tragedy
After a mass shooting, we can find solace in an art form steeped in Scripture.
After a mass shooting, we can find solace in an art form steeped in Scripture.
Opinion | Family
How to Discipline in Love
(Even when your child makes you really, really mad.)
0; tweet; link; email; print. Parenting small children can feel like Groundhog Day: correcting the same behaviors over and over again, often with no discernible improvement.
excerpt | Discipleship
Your Calling Actually Isn’t About You
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
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.
Think of yourself as an obedient emissary of the Holy Spirit: Trust him to guide you in your parenting and teaching, yes, but also trust him to do the work that is exclusively his.
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.
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here's how the church can help find it.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Art of Darkness: Angelina Jolie’s Latest Film Succeeds at Personalizing Genocide
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.