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.
to protect children and advocate in the public square for their flourishing, including addressing economic forces that deprive children of food, shelter, rest, and education and taking into
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. More and more evangelical women are pursuing higher education in theology.
Opinion |Family
God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers
A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education.
Opinion |Family. God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers. A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education. Andrea
Opinion |Church
A Woman’s Guide to Seminary
Ministry is serious business. These 9 steps are key to pursuing your training.
My theological education reminds me that I have a responsibility to the gospel and to communicate truth, not just coordinate a calendar.”. Consider online versus on-campus education.
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
University. Even with nearly $2,000 a month in student loan payments, the Parkers will still be paying off their undergrad education well into their 50s.
Opinion |Pop Culture
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
Opinion |Discipleship
How Female Missionaries and Evangelists Paved the Way for #MeToo
As we look to the future of women, the past offers a map.
Ramabai Dongre Medhavi (1858–1922), more widely known as Pandita Ramabai, fought for female education and the rights of child brides and young widows in her homeland, India.
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
calling in the nonprofit sector often involves “wrestling with the question of what makes you angry,” explains Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition of
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
In the vast majority of countries that we looked at in Europe, at all education levels, people who are married when they have kids are markedly more stable than people who are
Opinion |Church
I Sent My Kids to a ‘Better School.’ But Was It the Right Choice?
As a parent, I feel caught between the needs of my children and the needs of my neighbors.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has advocated for choice for decades— especially in our home state of Michigan—and now choice advocates have won a victory with the tax bill.
Opinion |Church
Why Being a Woman in Seminary Is Worth the Work
It's not always easy to get there, but the blogosphere needs more of us.
Many married evangelical women—with or without children— shoulder domestic responsibilities and therefore don't have time for seminary (or higher education more generally).
Opinion |Family
Parents: Let Go of Graduation Nostalgia
The end of school invites retrospection. But we have something better to look forward to.
The end of school invites retrospection. But we have something better to look forward to.
Opinion |Discipleship
5 Things You Should Know Before You Send Your Kid to College
A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher ed.
0; tweet; link; email; print. Twenty-seven years ago this month, my mother dropped me off at Gordon College for La Vida, Gordon's required outdoor wilderness education program.
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
Although some international development experts maintain that wealth and education will alleviate the social ills against women, in India, affluence has not challenged feticide.
Community Home Offers ‘Boot Camp’ for Pregnant Moms
How a residential program in Virginia goes beyond crisis pregnancy aid.
classes is worth what she receives from CTFT: a roof over her head, access to supplies for herself and her baby, as well as the resources, relationships, and education that she needs to
Opinion |Family
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What I learned from Bible students in Rwanda.
During class, students shared with us the great sacrifices of time and money they had made to pursue biblical education. A mother of two kids who served
Opinion |Family
Why I’m Happy My Son Married at 20
In a world of hookups and cohabitation, he took a leap—and made an act—of faith.
a healthy life. Those in their early 20s are encouraged to pursue education, travel, and gain life experience, all unhindered by wedlock. Marriage is viewed
The Faith-Work Gap for Professional Women
From our special issue: How the faith group least likely to support working women can do better.
For all of women's gains in higher education, politics, and business over the past century, the barriers women face at work are so perennial as to seem rather permanent.
Opinion |Discipleship
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
In the vast majority of countries that we looked at in Europe, at all education levels, people who are married when they have kids are markedly more stable than people who are
Opinion |Family
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
The general argument is that an education . From this perspective, the talents, education, and potential income productivity of at-home women are seen as assets wasted on mundanity.