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.
God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting
Mother’s Day is difficult for many. But Scripture portrays a Father who knows our plight.
Opinion. God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting. Mother's Day is difficult for many. Like most mothers, parenting offers equal parts joy and jilting, grief and gratitude.
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 | 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 | 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 | Family
Has Attachment Theory Made Us Anxious Parents?
How gospel truth and global perspective free us from guilt-inducing expectations.
Guilty feelings are common among mothers of my generation. We've come to the parenting task at a time when so-called “attachment theory” is common parlance.
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.
Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty
Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure?
Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure? Reporting.
Opinion | Sexuality
The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
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.
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.
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.
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
Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
Sandra Peoples, MDiv, is the executive editor for both Key Ministry and Not Alone (Patheos), and her writing has been featured with Christianity Today, Parenting Teens (LifeWay
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Song of Solomon Is Key to the Great Commission
Working effectively for Christ requires intimacy with him.
Working effectively for Christ requires intimacy with him.
Prison Was My First Pulpit
Linda Barkman was incarcerated after the man she lived with murdered her toddler. But she turned hardship into ministry.
Linda Barkman was incarcerated after the man she lived with murdered her toddler. But she turned hardship into ministry.
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.
family's life for the next year. I struggled to balance work and parenting with regular trips to New Jersey. Meanwhile, my husband was attending grad
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