How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
A director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better.
Peter and I attended IJM's benefit dinner in Washington, DC. I bring him home a flag from every country I visit, and he asks me to say “hi” to the president when I go to Washington, DC.
6 Things Your Church Can Do During the Refugee Ban
The recent executive order has thrust refugees and resettlement agencies into limbo. Here’s how you can help.
an airplane for Jordan in early January to deliver medicines from MAP International to Syrian and Iraqi refugees, my church, National Presbyterian in Washington, DC, was making final
Women’s March Sets Out to Exclude 40 Percent of American Women
What pro-life feminists actually have in common with their pro-choice counterparts.
Ahead of the Women's March on Washington scheduled the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, Emma Green at The Atlantic asked, “Is there room in the movement for people who
Cohousing: The New American Family
How alternative forms of living are changing communities, challenging the church, and keeping millennials in the fold.
David Brooks recently wrote about a Washington, DC, couple who invited their son's friend over for dinner. This small act snowballed into a weekly dinner
I'm a Conservative Married to a Liberal
The gospel gives us guidelines for how to navigate our differences.
I graduated from Hillsdale College, a bastion of conservatism, and served for almost 10 years in Washington, DC, as the press secretary for one of the most conservative members of
After Childhood Abuse, How Can I Trust Others with My Kids?
I equip my daughters to protect themselves and their bodies in ways I didn’t learn to.
Knowing this, what do I do with the notion that “it takes a church to raise a child?” My family belongs to a large church in southeast Washington, DC. The
Freed from the Life I've Always Wanted
How Jesus confronted my "good Christian life"
Across my teenage years and into the start of adulthood and marriage, through a big-city stint in Washington, DC, even after the purchase of our first home on a small-town corner lot
Why Abortion Workers Need Our Forgiveness and Support
Some pro-life advocates view Planned Parenthood employees as killers complicit in crimes. Abby Johnson sees them as people worth rescuing.
0; tweet; link; email; print. This last Saturday, half a million women participated in the Women's March on Washington. I'm speaking at the March for Life in DC.
Married Sex Is Good for You
Things we're reading and discussing this week.
Here, Sales (one of 50 leaders spotlighted in the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC) speaks of the crisis of white, rural
How Mother Teresa Changed Missions
Every outreach-oriented believer should know the secret of the 'Saint of Calcutta.'
funded by the Templeton Religion Trust. Born and raised in Bangalore, India, she lives in Washington DC with her husband Tim and their five children.
Don’t Underestimate Single Women Voters
How unmarried women stand to change party politics on both sides of the aisle.
Anika Smith is an associate editor at The Stream and a musician who moved from Seattle to Washington DC years ago but has yet to recover from the shock.
Working Moms, On Screen and Behind the Camera
Documentarian Laura Waters Hinson creates films to reflect the ultimate narrative.
wife, mother, and worship leader. Her award-winning films span subjects from street vendors in Washington DC to female entrepreneurship in Rwanda.
Confessions of a (Sinful) Overachiever
Praise or mockery: The problem with our reactions to “super-moms.”
Nana Dolce was born in Ghana, but lives today in Washington DC with her husband Eric and two daughters. She is a first-year homeschooling mother
To the Confused, Apathetic, and Undecided Christian Voters
Our political engagement matters to our country, our neighbors, and God.
She is a co-author of Unleashing Opportunity: Why Escaping Poverty Requires a Shared Vision of Justice. A New Jersey native, Thompson now lives in Washington DC. [Image source].
How Pro-Life Activism Became Personal Again
After years of being ‘too busy’ to help, I found myself getting involved once more.
They have three children, Tommy, Ty, and Sally Ashlyn. (Dean is among the speakers at this week's Evangelicals for Life event in Washington DC). [Image source].
Redeeming the Race Discussion
Brenda Salter McNeil on what it will take for our nation to heal
Getting invited to speak on immigration at a congressional meeting in Washington, DC drove home her dilemma. “I was afraid. I didn't know how to go
‘Fresh’ Faces: When Families Like Mine Go Primetime
How TV diversity reflects the imago Dei.
Our viewing was peppered with their comments, abbreviated stories, and laughter as they watched 11-year-old Eddie Huang and his family move from Washington DC's Chinatown to
Taking the Charleston Shooting Personally
Why Black Americans—and this time, white Americans too—can relate to the Emanuel Nine.
visited. My grandfather, a presiding elder overseeing AME churches in Baltimore, ended his career at Washington DC's Turner AME Church. Decades