Opinion | Family
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself—And Bring Your Kids Along
Raising children to love like Jesus did.
Opinion | Family. Love Your villages. I grew up believing that every family invited a hodgepodge of lonely and isolated people to every holiday gathering. And
Opinion | Family
My Foster Daughter Was Separated from Her Family at the Border
Caring for someone else’s kid brought heartbreak. But it also drew me closer to God’s kingdom purposes.
Opinion | Family. My Foster Daughter Was Separated from Her Family at the Border. The last time we had had two simultaneously, it had pushed our family to the brink.
Opinion | Family
How Christians Can Take the Lead with Paid Family Leave
A new report from the Center for Public Justice offers guiding principles for how church communities, policy makers, and employers can put pro-family beliefs into action.
A new report from the Center for Public Justice offers guiding principles for how church communities, policy makers, and employers can put pro-family beliefs into action.
Opinion | Sexuality
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God.
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God. 68:6)—and he calls us to live in a new family of choice: God's family.
Opinion | Family
How to Stay Married When You’re Stuck Between Needy Teens and Aging Parents
When my father fell ill, these three tools helped sustain my faith—and my marriage.
Opinion | Family. How wish. His sudden and unexpected transition from independent to dependent affected every aspect of our family's life for the next year.
Opinion | Church
Four Lies That Keep Us from Church
These common untruths prevent us from fully participating in the body of Christ.
I'm focusing on my family. Each of us has another community—in addition to the church—that's clearly given to us by God: our biological family. Whether
Opinion | Family
Your Empty Nest Is God’s Opportunity
Four ways to rethink your post-parenting years in light of the Great Commission.
Opinion | Family. Your Empty Nest Is God's Opportunity. Four ways to rethink your post-parenting years in light of the Great Commission. Victoria Riollano. Image: Hero Images / Getty.
Opinion | Church
Give Thanks for What Others Have That You Don’t
This Thanksgiving, praise God for other people’s blessings—even the ones you wish for.
As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us will find ourselves in church gatherings or at family dinner tables where we have opportunities to give public thanks.
God Calls Me to Motherhood and Art. How Do I Do Both?
The cofounder of a new art and vocation institute in South Carolina aims to address the intersection of faith, family, creativity, and calling.
The cofounder of a new art and vocation institute in South Carolina aims to address the intersection of faith, family, creativity, and calling. interview. God Calls Me to Motherhood and Art.
Opinion | Family
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
Opinion | Family. This Christmas, I'm Defining Family by My Single Friends. Blood relatives are key to the holiday. As the old song and the good book say: We are family.
Opinion | Discipleship
I Found Hope in My Husband’s Chronic Illness
Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
Illness. Disability changed our family. years. Even though his disability is often invisible to others, his vulnerability has dramatically changed our family life.
Opinion | Family
I Grew Up with Black Household Help
How I’m learning to name both the injustice and goodness of my childhood in the South.
Opinion | Family. I Grew Up with Black Household Help. I have always thought I had to choose. If I am grateful for my town, my family, my history, then I must not critique it.
Opinion | Church
Why I Don’t Sit With My Husband at Church
Five reasons to separate from your spouse—and sometimes your kids—on Sunday mornings.
For my husband and me, offering hospitality has meant breaking down a common church practice: sitting together as a family. 2. Family is more than immediate family.
Opinion | Family
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
5 things I've learned from an early American vision of the household.
Opinion | Family. Moms 2. Worthwhile work doesn't necessarily entail a salary; nonetheless, making money for your family is valuable and venerable. Much
Opinion | Church
The Case for an Early Christmas
Christian history gives us reason to see Advent and Christmas as coexistent, not separate.
like I do. But go ahead and decorate that tree today if you want. It might give pleasure to your family, your neighbors, and your friends. More than that
I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family
How Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza found forgiveness.
interview. I Met the Man Who Killed My Entire Family. Afterward, she sat down with CT to share about the process of forgiving the man who killed her entire family.
Opinion | Family
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
Opinion | Family. Personality changes, constant criticism, and angry outbursts can be common for PTSD sufferers—and can be frightening and devastating for the entire family.
Opinion | Discipleship
Find Your Creative Voice
Creativity becomes more than expressing ourselves as we reflect God into the world.
around us. As we express ourselves in myriad ways, we can create a mood, create friendships, create family, create community, create a life. Yet creative
Opinion | Family
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Opinion | Family. Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy. As filter? For our family, the Ingalls' story has been a catalyst for asking these questions.
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher. Reporting. Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
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