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Ruth Moon

Ruth Moon

Ruth Moon is a graduate student in international communication at the University of Washington and a freelance reporter. Most recently, she was the Native American affairs and general assignment reporter for the Rapid City Journal in Rapid City, South Dakota. She graduated from Wheaton College (Ill.) with a B.A. in 2009 and from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale with an M.A. in 2011. She is interested in international affairs and has reported from Colorado Springs, Norfolk, Va., North Dakota, West Africa, and Germany on assignment for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the United Nations, Christianity Today, and local newspapers. In her spare time, Ruth enjoys reading very long novels and planning trips to hike very long trails. Follow her on Twitter at @rmoon.

Not Another Charity Case

Violence against women calls for an immediate, institution-wide response from Christians.

Is Valentine's Day a Lose-Lose Holiday?

The single and dating come together to try to redeem the commercialized extravaganza.

The Normal, Drama-Free, Totally-Healthy Christian Homeschool Movement

In a culture that loves shock value, typical evangelicalism rarely makes news.

Lee Grady Opens the Door for Women

The 'Charisma' editor says today's women should stop waiting for Prince Charming and get out into the mission field.

Tackling Doubt after Divorce: Not Your Typical Chick-Lit Novel

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God's Wrath and Natural Disasters: Whom Do We Blame?

Social media and the sovereignty of God as Colorado's most destructive fire raged.

Sara Zarr Talks Faith, Art, and Imperfect Christians

'How to Save a Life', her newest novel for young adult readers, is about several lives that need saving.

Go Marry, Young Man!

Ted Cunningham argues that marrying young has its benefits.

'Bridesmaids,' Marriage, and Real Happiness

Where are all the popular stories about happy single women?

The Perils of Christian Chick Lit

How my sugary-sweet chick lit relationships turned on me.

Addicted to Books

My love of reading has too often become another way to stay busy rather than practice 'holy leisure.'

Reading to Enrich a Child's Soul

In 'Read for the Heart', Sarah Clarkson wants to introduce families to good, true, and beautiful books.

Facebook and the Amazing Technicolor Bra Update

Does the bra-color meme—meant to raise cancer awareness—end up hurting women more than it helps them?

Gimme that Christian Side Hug

The viral video has received some negative attention over the past few weeks. But the joke's on whom?

Mixed Reports on Abortion

The media reports on a new abortion study while "The Gray Lady" shows a different side of the debate.

Banned Books and Blasphemy

Being offended by the right things, and letting God handle the rest.

A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Early marriage sounds great—as long as there are mature Christian men willing to initiate.

Deciphering the Pennsylvania Gym Shooting

What George Sodini's journal reveals about women and violence.

Journalists Link Rising Teen Pregnancy Rates to Bush Administration

Rates of teen pregnancy, STDs rose during 2006-2007. Does this mean abstinence education isn't working?

Nancy Guthrie: Hearing Jesus Speak Into Your Sorrow

Well acquainted with suffering, Guthrie offers Jesus' words of comfort in her most recent work.
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