Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
and tracts. For women who do theology via blogging in the public sphere, celebrity authority offers enticing rewards and extraordinary risks. There are
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 | 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 | Discipleship
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
model Katherine Wolf, who ministers with her husband at Hope Heals, spoke with CT about how a nearly fatal stroke altered her view of beauty and deepened her theology of suffering:
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.
Opinion | Family
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Opinion | Discipleship
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Opinion | Discipleship
To More Than a Few Good Men: Don’t Give Up on Working with Women
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule.’
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence's 'Billy Graham Rule.'.
Opinion | Discipleship
Waiting Outside an Abortion Clinic Years Ago Was Worth It
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
Opinion | Family
What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
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.
Chambers, a voracious reader with a passionate love for books and learning, devoured the Bible but also novels, plays, poetry, history, philosophy, psychology, and theology.
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
A fine artist and painter, Sarah has a master of arts in theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a master's in city planning and development from MIT.
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.
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
Freaked out by the self-blinding prophet and dying grandmother. Puzzled by the untamed theology of tent meetings. Throughout the 596 pages, there is a great deal of theology.
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 | 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 | Church
Why Being a Woman in Seminary Is Worth the Work
It's not always easy to get there, but the blogosphere needs more of us.
The universality of this desire is evidenced by the explosion of the Christian blogosphere, with its niche emphases on mothering, relationships, pop-theology, and life coaching.
Opinion | Family
The Unique FOMO of Motherhood
Living in the tension between my dreams and my family’s needs.
For close to a decade, I've dreamed of being a theology professor. In order for me to teach theology on the graduate level, I'd need to earn a PhD (or a Doctorate in Ministry).
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 | 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.