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 | Church
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse
Christian men helped me end a violent marriage. Their voices matter now more than ever.
Thousands of Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) women have since called for his resignation. For the many women who were willing to sign their names
Opinion | Discipleship
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
This essay excerpt was adapted by permission from The Wonder Years: 40 Women Over 40 on Aging, Faith, Beauty, and Strength, edited by Leslie Leyland Fields, Kregel Publications
Reporting | Family
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?
chores, try to be the perfectionist “Pinterest parent” for their kids' classes, and strive to do more to steward their kids' spiritual growth, said Erin Smalley, a women's and couples therapist
God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting
Mother’s Day is difficult for many. But Scripture portrays a Father who knows our plight.
For some women, this Mother's Day post-mortem can't come quickly enough. As residents of a broken planet, these women represent a diverse yet silent majority.
Opinion | Church
Junk for Jesus
Scripture invites us to give our firstfruits, not our fourthfruits.
Scripture invites us to give our firstfruits, not our fourthfruits.
Reporting | Church
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
Reporting | Church. Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb. Female gendercide is perhaps the clearest statement of the low value and disposability of girls and women.
Opinion | Pop Culture
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.
of most Americans to religious innovators (see, for example, 19th-century reactions to the Latter-day Saints church), and the resistance—by many—to women of color in leadership.
Opinion | Discipleship
Lord, Save Me from My Side Hustle
Hard work is a virtue. But Scripture warns of its vice.
Hard work is a virtue. But Scripture warns of its vice.
Opinion | Church
Why I Don’t Sit With My Husband at Church
Five reasons to separate from your spouse—and sometimes your kids—on Sunday mornings.
people toward church. Every week, men and women wander into our gatherings for the first time, some invited, others of their own accord. Some have
Reporting | Discipleship
Community Home Offers ‘Boot Camp’ for Pregnant Moms
How a residential program in Virginia goes beyond crisis pregnancy aid.
Unlike a pregnancy clinic that only offers medical care, CTFT focuses on the entire well-being of the women who stay, many for up to two years. What
Opinion | Discipleship
Beth Moore: My 5 Keys to Accountability
In this celebrity culture, it’s easy for a servant to lose her way. These few habits keep our eyes on Jesus.
In this celebrity culture, it's easy for a servant to lose her way. These few habits keep our eyes on Jesus.
Opinion | Family
Get Thee a Flawed Wife
A letter of encouragement—and realism—to Christian men considering marriage.
them. When they come over, we almost always end up talking about single women. sinner. The same goes for women in their search for a husband.
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Theological Seminary. She is the author of Made to Lead: Empowering Women in Ministry and lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two daughters.
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.’
For over a decade, I've studied the barriers for Christian women in leadership. Are there men and women distributed across all levels of leadership? Why or why not?
Opinion | Family
Special Needs Kids Don’t Need Special Parents
When my son was diagnosed with autism, I thought God had picked the wrong mom. Then I remembered Moses.
When my son was diagnosed with autism, I thought God had picked the wrong mom. Then I remembered Moses.
Opinion | Family
6 Ways to Survive the Grief of Childlessness
In a time of loss and lament, here’s how I found spiritual solace.
I thought, “If I can't even fulfill the basic duties of a woman, what good am I?”. Childlessness touches the lives of many women and the precious people who love them.
Opinion | Discipleship
Save Your Soul: Start Gardening
For me, local creation care offers an antidote to cultural chaos.
For me, local creation care offers an antidote to cultural chaos.
Reporting | Discipleship
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.
Reporting | Discipleship. Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women. What is different about body esteem and religiosity between men and women?
Reporting | Family
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.
13 years spent researching neuroscience, attachment theory, and psychoanalysis, Komisar linked this increase to a social devaluing of mothering and an inability for many women to be