Opinion | Discipleship
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
This week, Helen Lee explores the deep need for diversity in discipleship. For my 14-year-old son, the word needle used to evoke feelings of pain. Do a discipleship diversity check.
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
With a volunteer staff and only $5,000 in Kickstarter seed money, Menzie has established Faithfully as an exemplar of racial and spiritual diversity and a resource for news, theology
Opinion | Church
The Case for an Early Christmas
Christian history gives us reason to see Advent and Christmas as coexistent, not separate.
Clearly, the diversity of practice that we find in Christian history and contemporary Christendom should give us room to approach the holiday season with an open spirit.
Opinion | Church
No More All-White Conference LineupsSubscriber access only
#SpeakersofColor share their tips for ensuring diversity.
SpeakersofColor share their tips for ensuring diversity. Lack of diversity in a conference speaker lineup is really the end of a chain of circumstantial realities.
Opinion | Family
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself—And Bring Your Kids Along
Raising children to love like Jesus did.
“It can be exhausting to try to turn all those moments into teaching moments, but that's part of what it means to teach kindness in this day and age.”. Be creative in diversity.
Opinion | Pop Culture
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
form of learning. As a podcast creator and fan, I'm convinced that one of the medium's gifts is the diversity of perspectives, topics, and genres. With that
Opinion | Family
It’s Not My Daughter’s Job to Teach Me About Women
I’m learning how to rightly respect the opposite sex, not because I had a child but because of ongoing encounters with Christ.
priest in the Anglican Church in North America and directs the Anglican Multi-ethnic Network (AMEN), a coalition devoted to helping Anglican churches better reflect the diversity of their
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
They have the potential to start cross-racial partnerships and, more importantly, ground local faith communities in the diversity of the global, historic church.
Opinion | Family
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
see reflected in Scripture. God created peoples of all tribes, tongues, and nations, and the Bible celebrates and recognizes this diversity (see Rev. 5:9; 7
Opinion | Pop Culture
Diversity in the Dorm RoomSubscriber access only
How college roommates teach us about race, culture, and ourselves.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Diversity in the Dorm Room. How college roommates teach us about race, culture, and ourselves. Austin Channing Brown, guest writer. Image: masstravel / Flickr.
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
In her first years in Dallas, the area was already booming with ethnic diversity; the region's immigrant population had grown by two and half times (146%) between 1990 and 2000
Opinion | Church
How the Transgender Narrative Perpetuates Stereotypes
The church can offer hope to those who find it hard to love the body they’re in.
Mix discovered a fundamental truth: There is greater diversity and inclusivity when we anchor our psychosexual identity in the objective, scientifically knowable reality of our male or
Opinion | Pop Culture
Redeeming the Race DiscussionSubscriber access only
Brenda Salter McNeil on what it will take for our nation to heal
healing. Prioritize Diversity at Home. different. “This helps children understand that diversity isn't scary—that they can have friends who don't look like them.
Opinion | Sexuality
Hope for More Diverse Conference LineupsSubscriber access only
How our exposure to minority voices can lead to greater shifts in the church.
Natasha Sistrunk Robinson, guest writer. Image: Cydcor / Flickr. Dear evangelical conference planners: Thank you for your diversity statements. Thank you for inviting feedback.
Opinion | Discipleship
Racial Difference Without Division
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
The power of an ethnicity-honoring witness.
Latasha Morrison: The Church Is the ‘Only Place Equipped to Do Racial Reconciliation Well’
The founder of Be the Bridge reveals her vision for solving America's race problem.
blindness. [Most people] thought the issue was diversity—“If I have someone on staff who doesn't look like me, then there is my racial reconciliation.”.
Opinion | Church
The Dead White Man Who Could Fix Our Race Problem: Oswald Chambers
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian’s four key insights.
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian's four key insights.
Beth Moore: There’s No Place Like Houston
My hometown is diverse, strong, and faithful. After Harvey, it will never be the same.
Vietnamese? South American? Which region? We've got it and better than you've ever eaten it. We are proud of a lot of things about our fair city, but none more so than our diversity.
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
Although we might be able to think our way to a broader appreciation of the diversity of lived experiences, for most of us—at least for me—it takes a real, lived experience to break the
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
communities are we building? Are they monolithic, representing our own identities, or do they reflect the diversity of Christ's body? Perhaps even more