Opinion | Sexuality
The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
contrast, bring up the authority of the Bible, the Christian call to repentance, and the need to distinguish destructive parts of “purity culture” from basic Christian sexual ethics like chastity
Opinion | Church
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
Opinion | Discipleship
Easter Joy Belongs to the Melancholy
The celebration of Christ’s resurrection stands in contrast to Christmas joy.
The celebration of Christ's resurrection stands in contrast to Christmas joy.
Opinion | Discipleship
Scripture Says, ‘Sisters, I’m Talking to All Y’all’
After three decades of Bible reading, I discovered something unexpected about the New Testament’s intended audience.
After three decades of Bible reading, I discovered something unexpected about the New Testament's intended audience.
How Single Women Help New Moms Make It Through
Their unexpected ministry cuts across life stages.
Their unexpected ministry cuts across life stages.
TESTIMONY | Discipleship
God Saved Me From Suicide
I wanted nothing to do with faith. That changed the night I tried to take my own life.
I wanted nothing to do with faith. That changed the night I tried to take my own life.
Opinion | Family
Why the Admissions Scandal Is Every Parent’s Problem
College bribery cases point to a common idol.
College bribery cases point to a common idol.
Learning to Love Modern Day Lepers
As Christian doctors and development workers take on tuberculosis, trust is key to the cure.
As Christian doctors and development workers take on tuberculosis, trust is key to the cure.
Excerpt | Discipleship
Delivering a Stillborn Baby Taught Me the Transience of Death
When I found out about my daughter's condition, I felt the destruction of my plans and hopes. But this place of limitation also revealed God’s profound love.
When I found out about my daughter's condition, I felt the destruction of my plans and hopes. But this place of limitation also revealed God's profound love.
Churches That Play Together Stay Together
Pastors report the congregational gains of letting loose as a body.
Pastors report the congregational gains of letting loose as a body.
Opinion | Church
Why Augustine’s ‘Come to Jesus’ Moment Tells an Incomplete Story
The same church father who experienced a radical turn to faith also preached a gospel of continual conversion.
The same church father who experienced a radical turn to faith also preached a gospel of continual conversion.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Girl, Get Some Footnotes: Rachel Hollis, Hustle, and Plagiarism Problems
“Girl, Stop Apologizing” strikes a chord with women. But its message of success hits the wrong note and borrows heavily from others.
“Girl, Stop Apologizing” strikes a chord with women. But its message of success hits the wrong note and borrows heavily from others.
Opinion | Discipleship
I Inherited a Failed Sunday School. Here’s How It Flourished
Four counterintuitive keys to successful discipleship.
Four counterintuitive keys to successful discipleship.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Go Ahead. Love That Rom Com.
Rebel Wilson’s latest film reflects the common urge to trash romance. But love stories point us toward a deeper affection for God.
Rebel Wilson's latest film reflects the common urge to trash romance. But love stories point us toward a deeper affection for God.
excerpt | Discipleship
Praising God Saves Me In My Pain
In the face of illness, death, and disability, Lamentations gives me a script for how to suffer.
In the face of illness, death, and disability, Lamentations gives me a script for how to suffer.
For Christian Women, Persecution Looks Like Rape
Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.
Around the globe, female followers of the faith suffer sexual violence, forced marriage, forced abortions, travel bans, and trafficking.
Opinion | Discipleship
Move Over, Sex and Drugs. Ease Is the New Vice.
Do modern amenities make it tough for us to embody God’s love?
Do modern amenities make it tough for us to embody God's love?
Opinion | Discipleship
The Bible’s Best Description of Salvation Is a Phrase We Rarely Use
How Paul points the way to a fresh way of seeing faith.
How Paul points the way to a fresh way of seeing faith.
Margaret Feinberg: Scripture Is My Food for Thought
A conversation with the author of ‘Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.’
A conversation with the author of 'Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.'.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
Why being 'spiritual' is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
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