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.
As vice president of development Chris Horst told us, “You have to keep technology in its proper place; when it is, everything works better, including family life.”.
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
have a more complicated job in raising their kids today than previous generations—primarily because they have the added responsibility of monitoring their children's technology use.
Q&A: Marriage App Founder Says Couples Benefit from Digital Therapy
The founder of the Lasting app aims to offer portable counseling support to married millennials—especially those with kids.
The founder of the Lasting app aims to offer portable counseling support to married millennials—especially those with kids.
Tampons Are a Justice Issue
While reporting in sub-Saharan Africa, I discovered the 'period problem' and why solutions are tough to come by.
and privilege. Invisible or not, tampons point to a way of viewing our bodies and ourselves that is shaped by our social context and technology. In Uganda
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
their child. Cheap, portable ultrasound technology is widely available, and affluent in-laws pressure their daughters-in-law to give birth to sons. One survey
God Bless Geeky Women
Being a female Christian in tech places you in the double minority.
skills. “You could say that the barrier is that the technology changes, but really, I learned the new technology,” the Seattle-based developer said. “The
Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death?
How technology-driven "hyperreality" hijacks our attention and makes us numb to real-life dangers.
How technology-driven "hyperreality" hijacks our attention and makes us numb to real-life dangers. Are We Distracting Ourselves to Death? How technology
Opinion |Discipleship
Lent, Unplugged
In a time of digital consumption, here’s how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting.
join their eighth observance from sundown Friday, March 3 to sundown Saturday, March 4. Sabbath Manifesto's aim is not just to promote one day of unplugging from technology, but a
The Micro-Premie Dilemma
Does NICU technology change our pro-life obligations?
Reporting. The Micro-Premie Dilemma. Does NICU technology change our pro-life obligations? My own twins—born at 31 weeks and six days—were saved by such technology.
Opinion |Pop Culture
How to Keep Your Friends When Life Happens
Busy moms, long-distance besties, workaholics: There’s hope for you.
and the unique nature of friendship, has been highlighted in several recent articles that explore the changing dynamics of friendship in adulthood as well as technology's impact on
Opinion |Pop Culture
Sherry Turkle: How to Keep Your iPhone from Destroying Your RelationshipsSubscriber access only
The MIT expert weighs in on our worst technology sins.
The MIT expert weighs in on our worst technology sins. It's not as if we need to invent incredible new technology,” she said. “We learn empathy through the process of conversation.”.
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.
way to buy the house we wanted (and could afford) in Lansing while putting our kids in schools that had the components we felt were important to their education (technology, art, music
Why I’ve Spent Half My Life Helping North Korea
Despite political and military tensions in the region, the director of Christian Friends of Korea is committed to medical ministry.
Koreans in need. For some, it means teaching young people at the evangelical-founded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. For Heidi
Opinion | former TCW issue
Your Family: UnpluggedSubscriber access only
How to manage your kids’ screen time
None of this surprises parenting expert Dr. Kathy Koch, founder and president of Celebrate Kids, who has been studying the effects of technology on this generation of digital natives.
Opinion |Sexuality
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
According to Eric Kim, cofounder and managing partner at Goodwater Capital, which invests in consumer technology companies, “The hope around AI is that we can utilize it to create
Opinion |Family
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
“While every generation has its turn with an attachment for antiques or nostalgia for outdated technology,” she writes, “today's tech-heavy culture shows few signs of trading in its sleek
Opinion |Discipleship
Thou Shalt Not Bail
The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?
The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?
Opinion |Sexuality
Peeking into the WombSubscriber access only
A Christian response to advancing ultrasound technology.
Opinion |Sexuality. Peeking into the Womb. A Christian response to advancing ultrasound technology. Ultrasound technology was first used to look inside the womb in the 1950s.
Opinion |Family
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
Opinion |Pop Culture
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
to sign kids up for summer camps is always intense, but this past summer, few filled up as quickly as the one targeted at girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and