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In the Face of Sexual Temptation, Repression Is a Sure-Fire Failure
How do we solve the problem of desire? Christian asceticism offers an alternative way.
Both Purity Culture and Hook-Up Culture Failed Me
Then I found church fellowship.
The Jonas Brothers, “The Bachelor,” and Our Culture’s Rejection of Sexual Purity
Perhaps the culture's aversion to the Christian sexual ethic is actually a rejection of its source.
Meeting Jesus as a Black Woman in a White City
I asked God to rescue me from a place I hated. He wanted me to stay put.
A Major New Study Asks: How Does Church Affect Marital Health?
A recent report suggests that highly religious couples have better relationships and better sex. Domestic violence, however, is the same for them as their less religious neighbors.
I Used to Hide My Shame. Now I Take Shelter Under the Gospel.
How a gay atheist teenager discovered Jesus and stopped living undercover.
What Can Drug-Addicted Doctors Teach Porn-Addicted Pastors?
With the right approach, churches can give struggling ministers a fighting chance.
The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
Move Over, Sex and Drugs. Ease Is the New Vice.
Do modern amenities make it tough for us to embody God’s love?
Reflecting on Heroes after the GC2 Summit Concludes: It's Only the Beginning
We have a long way to go, but many heroes are among us.
Ministry in the #MeToo Moment Subscriber access only
As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors.
Small Groups Can Be Safe Havens for Sexual Assault Victims Subscriber access only
Three ways to encourage healthy sharing and listening in these settings.
How to Become a Trauma-Informed Congregation Subscriber access only
These suggestions will help your church better care for survivors of abuse.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
Jackie Hill Perry: I Loved My Girlfriend—but God Loved Me More
How an epiphany about the wages of my sin opened the door for his cleansing light.
Christian College Drops Sex Standards in Law School Bid
Trinity Western University abandons its community covenant after Canadian Supreme Court loss.
It’s Not Billy Graham Rule or Bust
15 ways my husband and I guard our marriage while still loving our friends of the opposite sex.
5 Ways Your Church Could End Up In Court Subscriber access only
These true stories reveal the need for awareness and prevention.
Why I’m Happy My Son Married at 20
In a world of hookups and cohabitation, he took a leap—and made an act—of faith.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
The Andy Savage case should lead us to question the way many churches are handling the issue.
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