Reporting | Discipleship
4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing
What the biggest name in women’s Bible studies wants the next generation to know.
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Save Your Soul: Stop Writing
In the age of push-button publishing, self-disclosure isn't always God's best.
Save Your Soul: Stop Writing. It was a post not unlike most of Melton's writing: raw, emotive, quaking with transparency and defensiveness at the same time.
interview | Discipleship
Beth Moore: I Found God in ‘Deep Valleys and Difficulties’
The best-selling author and speaker talks about her past and her first-ever work of fiction.
study author. In her writing life, Moore is once again breaking new ground by debuting her first work of fiction: The Undoing of Saint Silvanus. The story
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Atomic Blonde' Delivers Female Action Without An Action Hero
After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
Laura Kenna has a PhD in American Studies and teaches on cultural criticism, film, and writing at Trinity Fellows Academy and blogs about popular culture at remotepossibilitiesblog
Opinion | Pop Culture
Dear Everyone: Stop Writing Open Letters
Open letters have changed history, but our petty online rants are getting old.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Dear Everyone: Stop Writing Open Letters. Open letters have changed history, but our petty online rants are getting old. Rebecca
Opinion | Sexuality
Glennon Doyle Melton's Gospel of Self-Fulfillment
Why living your truth bravely isn't enough.
(It's worth noting, by the way, that in The Good Life Project, Melton called her readers “congregants” and also likened her writing to the acts of the early church.).
Reporting | Church
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
our choices to attend a private Christian college solely because of the financial hole it's put us in,” said Parker, who works full-time as a nanny because it pays more than writing or social
Opinion | Pop Culture
Q+A: The Story Behind the Jesus Storybook Bible
Sally Lloyd-Jones wrote a kids Bible so popular that they’re releasing an adult version.
Like CS Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia, her writing is beloved by children and adults alike, with her bestselling Jesus Storybook Bible selling over 2 million copies to date and ranking as
Opinion | Pop Culture
Your Calling Isn’t Just Between You and God
How community discernment can help women recognize their gifts.
My thing was always writing. After many years of writing and speaking on my own, I received a phone call from a leader within our larger church community.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Learning to Love My HatersSubscriber access only
How even the harshest criticism makes us better writers.
At first, I thought I agreed. Writing for the web, I know what it's like to be the receiving end of bizarrely personal, speculative, misogynist, ill-informed, and all-around angry comments.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
In my research for this piece, I reached out to numerous women of color to ask for their partnership in writing it only to be told over and over again, “Sorry, Helen, but I am done with the
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
graduation. After writing a blog post supporting Runkles, I received comments that were gracious and compassionate and others that turned my stomach.
Reporting | Pop Culture
Making Music and Babies: Christian Singers Open Up About Motherhood
For artists like Kari Jobe and Audrey Assad, family comes first, but that doesn’t mean their careers go away.
and counsel. Still, that God-given confidence doesn't eliminate the practical struggles of raising a family while writing, recording, and touring. “While I
Opinion | Sexuality
Lent in the Shadow of Cancer
Three writers reflect on breast cancer, bodies, and resurrection hope.
finiteness. In what ways has your journey with cancer shaped your writing? Intense moments in life fuel all sorts of things, perhaps most especially writing. Anya
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
Moody). You can find more of her writing at sometimesalight.com, hear her on the weekly podcast Persuasion, or follow her on Twitter @sometimesalight.
Opinion | Family
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
Parenthood left her “exhausted” and “bankrupt,” she says, and many readers agreed, writing in their own stories of regret over their decisions to have children.
Opinion | Discipleship
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
just nominated its first female president—has been more positive due to the substantial support I receive from my female colleagues, especially my interdisciplinary writing group, as
interview | Family
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
Given this challenge, what are core principles of technology use that will benefit every family? I was very nervous about writing this book. What do I know about parenting?
interview | Family
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
The final myth, she writes, “is that where cohabitation has been a long-standing alternative to marriage (scholars writing on Latin America and the Caribbean refer to a 'dual nuptiality
Opinion | Discipleship
How to Escape America’s Anger Problem
In this rancorous post-election season, some women are turning to tried-and-true solutions.
To ease her anger, LaVazza is committed to spiritual practices—“ lots of prayer, memorizing Bible verses and bits of poems, deep breathing, writing, reading good books and watching