Opinion | Family
We Lost Our Baby, but We Didn't Want to Lose Our Marriage
Men and women tend to grieve differently; understanding those differences helped us make it through.
During the majority of pregnancy my body did exactly what it was created to do. After a bleeding scare at 10 weeks was resolved, I hoped for an uneventful remainder of the pregnancy.
Opinion | Church
God’s Message on ‘Ash Valentine’s Day’: True Love Dies
When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
Opinion | Discipleship
How to Counter the Economic Argument for Abortion
To provide a persuasive alternative, the church must offer holistic, long-term support.
It's also patronizing and patently dishonest. Of course unplanned pregnancy presents challenges. But help. No one to help them navigate their pregnancy.
Opinion | Discipleship
God Came to Me in My Cancer
At a time when I should have felt abandoned by God, I experienced what Augustine called “the sweetness.”
At a time when I should have felt abandoned by God, I experienced what Augustine called “the sweetness.”.
Opinion | Discipleship
Blessed Are the Unsatisfied
We often assume that loneliness and dissatisfaction are symptoms of spiritual failure. But what if they’re signs of healthy faith?
We often assume that loneliness and dissatisfaction are symptoms of spiritual failure. But what if they're signs of healthy faith?
Opinion | Church
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
Opinion | Church
I Sent My Kids to a ‘Better School.’ But Was It the Right Choice?
As a parent, I feel caught between the needs of my children and the needs of my neighbors.
As a parent, I feel caught between the needs of my children and the needs of my neighbors.
Opinion | Family
Your Childhood Wounds May Be Hurting Your Marriage
Lessons from attachment theory on building secure and trusting intimacy.
Lessons from attachment theory on building secure and trusting intimacy.
Opinion | Discipleship
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The moral imagination of literature speaks volumes.
through. The poem presents the pregnancy and the resulting abortion as—like the car crash—serious, violent, fatal, yet mere “accidents” to be endured.
Reporting | Family
Are Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Women Any Closer to Finding Common Ground?
A year after the first Women’s March, politics continue to splinter the women’s movement.
A year after the first Women's March, politics continue to splinter the women's movement.
Opinion | Church
God’s Message to #MeToo Victims and Perpetrators
Scripture offers a radical framework for understanding anger and forgiveness.
Scripture offers a radical framework for understanding anger and forgiveness.
Opinion | Sexuality
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
Maddi briefly thought of having an abortion but then resolutely decided to keep the baby. Not long after she discovered her pregnancy, she told her mother.
Reporting | Church
Why I’ve Spent Half My Life Helping North Korea
Despite political and military tensions in the region, the director of Christian Friends of Korea is committed to medical ministry.
Despite political and military tensions in the region, the director of Christian Friends of Korea is committed to medical ministry.
Opinion | Family
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Opinion | Church
Swipe Right for Jesus
How Tinder helped me come to terms with my evangelical identity.
How Tinder helped me come to terms with my evangelical identity.
Reporting | Pop Culture
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church's failures—or its successes?
Opinion | Discipleship
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
voice of pro-life women is excluded from the [Women's March on Washington], then it is not really a 'Women's March' at all,” said Brandi Swindell, founder of the pregnancy crisis center
Opinion | Discipleship
5 Ways to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions
The holy work of change requires a power much greater than personal discipline.
The holy work of change requires a power much greater than personal discipline.
Opinion | Family
Minimalism Isn’t the Key to Christmas
We need more than anti-consumerism for a healthy Christian holiday.
We need more than anti-consumerism for a healthy Christian holiday.
Reporting | Church
Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.