Q&A: We Need a Christ-Centered Theology of Trauma
Therapist Hermeisha Hopson offers a clinically informed, scripturally sound approach to treating #MeToo victims and other survivors.
interview. Q&A: We Need a Christ-Centered Theology of Trauma. Therapist well. What does a biblically based, Christ-centered theology of trauma look like to you?
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Apocalypse Is Essential to Advent
This season demands a clear view of darkness. Here’s how scholars reckon with it.
Not only had I got rid of theology and the supernatural, but I had found the truth. Apocalyptic theology is above all the theology of hope, and hope is the polar opposite of optimism.
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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.
10 New or Lesser-Known Female Theologians Worth Knowing
More and more evangelical women are pursuing higher education in theology. Here are a few you haven’t heard of yet.
More and more evangelical women are pursuing higher education in theology. Amy Brown Hughes, assistant professor of theology, Gordon College. Image: Courtesy of Gordon college.
Opinion | Discipleship
The Incarnation Is the Rule, Not the Exception
How a theology of the ordinary informs Advent.
The Incarnation Is the Rule, Not the Exception. How a theology of the ordinary informs Advent. Julie Canlis. Image: Illustration by Rick Szuecs / Source image: Lightstock.
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.
Julie Canlis is the author of A Theology of the Ordinary (2017) and Calvin's Ladder (2012), winner of a Templeton Prize and a Christianity Today Award of Merit.
Prison Was My First Pulpit
Linda Barkman was incarcerated after the man she lived with murdered her toddler. But she turned hardship into ministry.
rekindled her faith in Christ, began ministering to her fellow inmates, earned her undergraduate degree in psychology, and left prison just five credits short of a masters in the theology.
Opinion | Discipleship
Bonhoeffer: Advent Is Like a Prison Cell
In the midst of Nazi resistance, this Christian martyr offered three models for the season of waiting.
Elisabeth Rain Kincaid is an assistant professor of moral theology at the Aquinas Institute of Theology. Her research focuses on questions of moral formation
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.'.
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.
This additional layer of marginalization is so severe that Open Doors is currently working “to train leaders in both trauma care and in theology which brings healing and does not further
Opinion | Discipleship
Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
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.
How to Do Kids’ Discipleship in the Woods
Creation care does more than conservation. It cultivates faith formation, says A Rocha.
Your curriculum delves deep into theology with kids, from themes of God as the Creator, Sustainer, and Redeemer to the idea of the new heavens and the new earth.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
and tracts. For women who do theology via blogging in the public sphere, celebrity authority offers enticing rewards and extraordinary risks. There are
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.
He recognized that in his conservative circles (which are mine, as well) the de-emphasis or watering down of women's discipleship isn't the result of our theology but rather the failure to
Opinion | Discipleship
4 Reasons to Believe in the Christmas Miracle
Why the supernatural events of this season are both credible and incredible.
That's what's truly unbelievable about Christmas. Rebecca McLaughlin holds a PhD from Cambridge University as well as a theology degree from Oak Hill Seminary.
He Makes Everything Beautiful in Its Time—Including Tech
New inventions can harm or heal. Here’s what makes the difference, says author Douglas Estes.
Douglas Estes, assistant professor of New Testament and practical theology at South University—Columbia and author of Braving the Future: Christian Faith in a World of Limitless Tech
Opinion | Discipleship
What Advent Waiting Means for Singles
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God’s goodness.
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God's goodness.
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