Opinion | Discipleship
Weary in the Wilderness?
Pray, and don't give up on people.
And he teaches us how to lead ourselves so we can effectively lead others on the sacred way. Growing in humility gives us proper perspective. The Secret to Humility.
Opinion | Discipleship
I Inherited a Failed Sunday School. Here’s How It Flourished
Four counterintuitive keys to successful discipleship.
did. By modeling intellectual humility and an openness to exploring new questions, I hoped to prepare them to become lifelong students of theology.
Opinion | Discipleship
Stepping Back Before Speaking Out
In solitude, we turn our face toward God who so loves this world.
redeem any situation. And that redemption often occurs more smoothly when we have cultivated a heart of fairness, humility, and generosity. Often, in
A New Guild Aims to Equip Women and Amplify Orthodoxy
An interview with Pelican Project members Karen Swallow Prior, Kristie Anyabwile, and Tish Harrison Warren.
uniformity but toward the kind of unity that agrees, in the words of John Calvin, to “accommodate themselves to each other.” Paul goes on to point out that their humility and sacrificial
Opinion | Church
Breaking Bread with Broken People Brings Wisdom
Scripture calls us to seek God’s goodness in community, not in private.
She is the author of Made for More, as well as Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul and the newly released All That's Good: Recovering the Lost Art of
Opinion | Discipleship
What the Kavanaugh Saga Says About Our View of Sin
Our political loyalties often prevent us from thinking biblically about the human condition.
to stand up and say, “King David did this to me,” there would have been an army of people willing to leap to David's defense, touting his trustworthiness as a friend, his humility in service
Opinion | Discipleship
Why You Can’t Name the Virtues
Our culture has abandoned a wealth of teaching on character formation. Let’s revive these lost arts.
Another example is that healthy self-regard—or humility—is a mark of good character because it means being truthful about oneself, which is a moderation between the extremes of
Why Public Intellectuals Need Their Ivory Towers
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s departure from 'The Atlantic' reflects a growing crisis: Our digital age inhibits reliable and enduring insight.
Ta-Nehisi Coates's departure from 'The Atlantic' reflects a growing crisis: Our digital age inhibits reliable and enduring insight.
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Practice hermeneutical humility. In every Bible study, you will come to a passage of Scripture where one participant believes his interpretation is right and everyone else is wrong.
Opinion | Church
Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church
How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters.
triumphalism or battle-minded pride. Instead, we're called to learn from leavers and follow the scriptural call to humility. Choosing a humble posture toward
Opinion | Family
Parents: Let Go of Graduation Nostalgia
The end of school invites retrospection. But we have something better to look forward to.
“But ultimately, it is a lesson in humility. The very best thing about your life is a short stage in someone else's story.”. When I first read Gerson's words, they shot a dart into my heart.
Opinion | Family
Get Thee a Flawed Wife
A letter of encouragement—and realism—to Christian men considering marriage.
to marry. I had preferences, and I don't think they were wrong. Some were attributes like humility, gentleness, and a strong intellect. Others were less
Opinion | former TCW issue
Humility at the AltarSubscriber access only
None of us are truly good enough for communion—but maybe that’s the point.
Opinion | former TCW issue. Humility at the Altar. which began to feel much more like humility as weeks passed and I was hand-fed at the altar over and over.
Opinion | Family
Family and Politics: Why I'm Against 'Keeping the Peace'
There are times when we need to speak up.
being true to our faith? Likewise, if our speech lacks mercy and humility, are we falling short of our call? The delicate line. Divine peace is both available
Opinion | Discipleship
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Abraham Joshua Heschel, a prominent Jewish theologian, often wrote about how interacting with devout people from other faiths brings an essential humility to one's own view of God.
Opinion | Pop Culture
‘Wonder’ Reveals the Face of True Human Strength
What the box-office hit tells us about beauty, weakness, and the imago Dei.
community. His friend betrays him but then comes back to make things right with sincerity and humility. Other kids grow from repulsion of Auggie to love for him.
Opinion | Sexuality
The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
of Virginia. She is the author of Made for More and the newly released Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul (Moody). You
Opinion | Church
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
I left after eight months with more humility and the feeling that it would be enormously difficult for me, an outsider, to understand how best to help a community access electricity, assist at
Opinion | Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
fractured age. Hannah Anderson is the author of Made for Moreand Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul(Moody). You can
Opinion | Discipleship
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
[We] might acquire the virtues of humility and generosity in such service.”. Fourth, we need an entire church of women and men caring for and discipling our children.