Opinion | Sexuality
The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
Movement. Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability. vulnerability. Female vulnerability is not something women like to talk about much.
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.
Katie Jo Ramsey is a therapist and writer in Colorado. She has previously written for CT Women about navigating Christian community while living with an invisible illness.
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
Reporting | Discipleship
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better. Reporting | Discipleship. The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women.
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.
interview | Discipleship
Q&A: Ministering to Gang Members Is God’s Work
Why a juvenile justice advocate builds relationships with Chicago’s most vulnerable young men.
What's up with you? What are you doing here?” But I feel like these guys see women as offering compassion and a safe place where they can explore their emotions and feelings.
Opinion | Church
Lamenting Las Vegas: How Country Music Marks an American Tragedy
After a mass shooting, we can find solace in an art form steeped in Scripture.
After a mass shooting, we can find solace in an art form steeped in Scripture.
excerpt | Discipleship
Your Calling Actually Isn’t About You
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
Editor's Note: This article is part of “Change Makers,” our recent CT special issue focused on some of the ways women are influencing the church, their communities, and the world.
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
interview | Discipleship
Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here's how the church can help find it.
Opinion | Family
The Gift of Mom Guilt
Hearing God’s call in a "lean in" or "opt out" world.
unique. We all know that women routinely juggle careers and motherhood, sometimes out of choice, other times out of necessity to support a household.
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Opinion | Discipleship. Online Tribalism Threatens Women's Ministry. From our South. It also reveals something important about women's discipleship. The
Opinion | Pop Culture
Art of Darkness: Angelina Jolie’s Latest Film Succeeds at Personalizing Genocide
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
Women will tell me a few sentences here or there—journeys they have undertaken, possessions they have left behind, loved ones who have died or been killed.
Opinion | Discipleship
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
Opinion | Church
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
By allowing for direct input from faith communities, RGA ensures that the voices of women and other persecuted minorities will be heard where they are not always heard—in the halls of
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
around God. After graduating from a nearby women's college, Flannery went off to the renowned Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. Although
Reporting | Family
Survey: Being a Pastor’s Wife Is Good for Faith, Bad for Friendship
Though expectations have shifted, spouses still feel the weight of church drama.
More than half don't feel enough emotional connection to others, or worry about being betrayed by people at church. “Over the decades of my ministry, the role of women married to
Opinion | Discipleship
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
For women like me, children's ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced. Opinion | Discipleship. Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
interview | Discipleship
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
Initially a digital outlet focusing on minority women in ministry, Faithfully Magazine has since grown to encompass a podcast and print publication that covers everything from depression