Opinion |Church
How the Transgender Narrative Perpetuates Stereotypes
The church can offer hope to those who find it hard to love the body they’re in.
From the time Brandon was a toddler, he was what many call “gender nonconforming.” In preschool, while the boys roughhoused on one side of the room, he played with the little girls.
Opinion |Family
We Lost Our Baby, but We Didn't Want to Lose Our Marriage
Men and women tend to grieve differently; understanding those differences helped us make it through.
way. Gender and Bereavement. Men done. But once again, I was face-to-face with gender differences in how men and women tend to seek support. Bereaved
Opinion |Family
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
5 things I've learned from an early American vision of the household.
limited public roles for women, the virtual nonexistence of female authorship before the mid-18th century—it completely changed my understanding of work and gender roles.
Opinion |Sexuality
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
Opinion |Sexuality. Can Robots Be Sexist? How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes. Of particular concern to ethicists and technologists is gender bias.
Opinion |Discipleship
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Race, gender, geography, and relationship status have all become ways of making sense of which tribe we fit into (and which ones we don't). The value of single-gender small groups.
Opinion |Family
It’s Not My Daughter’s Job to Teach Me About Women
I’m learning how to rightly respect the opposite sex, not because I had a child but because of ongoing encounters with Christ.
men. As believers, then, our great hope is not that we will be changed through a series of daughters training fathers to love and respect their gender.
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.
According to Mark Gignilliat, professor of divinity at BDS, Park's study of the New Testament is motivated by “questions of gender and justice” and “a gospel-shaped approach to power
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
wanted a son. The resulting gender imbalance is profound: Men now outnumber women by 34 million in a population of 1.4 billion. Here, too, gendercide
The Pay Gap Is Worse for Pastor-Moms
How being married with kids complicates church compensation.
Though the overall gender pay gap among clergy has significantly shrunk over the past few decades, from women earning 60 cents on the dollar in 1976 to 93 cents on the dollar in
Q&A: Jackie Hill Perry on ‘Bending Myself to Jesus’
A rap artist reflects on her latest album and what it means to walk away from the “vultures of culture.”
A rap artist reflects on her latest album and what it means to walk away from the “vultures of culture.”.
Opinion |Sexuality
The Gender Conversation We Aren’t HavingSubscriber access only
Why sexism deserves more attention than the complementarian-egalitarian debates.
Opinion |Sexuality. The Gender Conversation We Aren't Having. To be clear, it's important to have theological and hermeneutical arguments about gender roles.
Opinion |Pop Culture
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.
Fox University. She is author of Gender and Pentecostal Revivalism: Making a Female Ministry in the Early Twentieth Century(Palgrave, 2016). Her current
Opinion |Discipleship
To More Than a Few Good Men: Don’t Give Up on Working with Women
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule.’
room. Hundreds of women testified with a similar story: Male colleagues claimed they were unable to work or meet with them because of their gender.
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.
crack. Liberals reject these ideas because they believe in gender neutrality and gender equality, and somehow this defies this, and it also defies ... the
Opinion |Sexuality
I’m a Woman Who Got Kicked Out of Women’s Bathrooms
Our zealous policing of gender norms can have unintended and hurtful consequences.
Opinion |Sexuality. I'm a Woman Who Got Kicked Out of Women's Bathrooms. Our zealous policing of gender norms can have unintended and hurtful consequences.
Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction.
We wanted to better understand body esteem in relationship to gender, conditions of self-worth, and people's experience of their relationship with God.
Opinion |Discipleship
Why I Continue to Call God ‘Father’
I’m sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth.
3:16. Thus, the church's patriarchal husk must be peeled away to reclaim the kernel of gender equality and women's dignity inherent to Christianity. “If
Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.
A new campaign called #SilenceIsNotSpiritual calls on evangelical congregations and leaders to speak up and act on behalf of victims of gender-based violence, who fear their stories
Opinion |Family
Get Thee a Flawed Wife
A letter of encouragement—and realism—to Christian men considering marriage.
We do not marry someone with our own gender inclinations. We marry the Other, with different proclivities, different drives, different ways of processing, and different appetites.
Opinion |Family
When Women Blame Men for Domestic Stress, They Miss the Big Picture
The gender wars inspire finger-pointing. The gospel offers another way.
Opinion |Family. When Women Blame Men for Domestic Stress, They Miss the Big Picture. The gender wars inspire finger- pointing. The gospel offers another way.