When Marriage Interferes with Your Goals
Does submission mean sacrifice?
In the early hours of matrimony, when every face is painted with a smile and endorphins are passed around like candy, unity is an easy choice. But like
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
It's precisely this attention to doctrine—and not our personal identities or preferences—that may help women's ministries thread the needle between maintaining group unity while still
When You've Been Wronged
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity” (vv. 20–23).
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
Knowing this, we can see all tasks—even the most humdrum— as useful to God's purpose of bringing “unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ” (Eph. 1:10).
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
everything. It is about relying on those that know more than you in a given area, learning to trust one's team, and focusing on fostering unity,” Baingana said.
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
Whether we or our children are the victims of racism or have ever taken part in perpetrating it, we can learn from the example of Christ and strive for forgiveness, reconciliation, and unity.
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
are different. The triune God that we serve models unity and diversity. God the different responsibilities. And this is the unity that God calls us to. “Do nothing
Making Married Sex Mutual
Pervasive ideologies distort our view of female sexuality. God’s Word shows us a better way.
Making love is creating unity. . . . A man that seeks a sexual experience or simple pleasure is not creating unity. He is meeting a need for release or relief or pleasure. It is not oneness. .
When Your Marriage Doesn't Measure Up
Comparing your husband to others may be killing your relationship.
Genesis 2:24 says, “This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.” Unity is God's plan for your marriage.
When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
Let's reimagine ways we can honor mothers without wounding others.
emotion. What all mothers and women need on Mother's Day is the same thing the church needs every day: that we “keep the unity of the Spirit” (Eph.
I'm a Conservative Married to a Liberal
The gospel gives us guidelines for how to navigate our differences.
We have an opportunity in our relationships with one another to model the unity that only his love can bring. Why? Because we share a higher goal. Christ offers that kind of unity.
The 5 Truths Stay-at-Home and Working Moms Can Agree On
After interviewing 120 women, I saw glimmers of a truce in the Mommy Wars.
And in a moment of US history when political and cultural divisions run deeper than perhaps ever, unity on what matters most offers a gospel witness.
Sibling Rivalry: From Childhood to the Church
Will they—or will we—ever stop fighting?
unique companions on this earthly pilgrimage. Still, the unity that comes from Christian brotherhood is not a sentimental one. It is one that requires more
Civil Discourse Is Key to Our Future
In a time of political angst and division, Scripture offers us a guiding principle.
against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace
Believers in the Midst of a Political Breakdown
How do we proclaim the unity of Christ in a country divided?
Breakdown. How do we proclaim the unity of Christ in a country divided? love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace" (Eph.
Why Complementarian Men Need Complementarian Women
In the midst of our civil war on the Trinity, we need to put down our arms and remember that men and women are in this together.
We might feel misrepresented when they critique our views. But wouldn't we rather be wronged for the sake of unity among our brothers and sisters (1 Cor.
We’re Not Getting Any Younger
Our culture loves youth and fears age. Here’s what faith has to say.
the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors, and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith
We Need Mentors in Our Spiritual Lives, Too
Diverse relationships within the church help teach and train.
eternally grateful. Mary and I had many personality differences, but we continued in our relationship by embracing unity or oneness in our diversity. Because