Opinion | Church
The Dead White Man Who Could Fix Our Race Problem: Oswald Chambers
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian’s four key insights.
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian's four key insights.
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.
Reporting | Discipleship
The Sweatiest Bible Class in America
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program.
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program.
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
Opinion | Family
I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids from Danger
I can’t keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness.
I can't keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness.
Opinion | Family
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
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.
excerpt | Discipleship
God’s Ministry of Disappointment
In pain and confusion, I’m finding that God is, indeed, close to the brokenhearted.
In pain and confusion, I'm finding that God is, indeed, close to the brokenhearted.
Reporting | Church
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
Chinese pastors' wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
Opinion | Family
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
Opinion | Church
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why I Continue to Call God ‘Father’
I’m sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth.
I'm sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth.
Opinion | Family
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
Opinion | Church
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
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
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
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.
Opinion | Family
The Gift of Mom Guilt
Hearing God’s call in a "lean in" or "opt out" world.
Today, the majority of first-time mothers work full-time until the last month of pregnancy, and the number of women who return to work after just three months of maternity leave has