The Beauty and Abuse of Empathy
How Virtue Becomes a Tyrant
Apr 14, 2020
Empathy moves us toward suffering, arouses our love, and attunes us to others’ emotions. But empathy can also become a tyrant.
We Become What We Watch
What Entertainment Does to Our Minds
Oct 6, 2019
We might think we can shut off our minds while we watch television or movies, but we are always thinking — and that thinking shapes who we become.
How Does She Do It?
The Making of an Atypical Woman
Feb 12, 2019
Young mother, breathe. God will increase your capacity while you are faithful in what he has called you to do today.
Precept Upon Precept
A Common (and Serious) Problem in Bible Study
Jan 28, 2019
“Precept upon precept, line upon line.” The familiar and beloved phrase for Bible study may not mean what we’ve always thought.
God Knows What You Don’t Have
Nov 7, 2018
The big trials aren’t always the tests we think they are, and often it’s the little trials that threaten to unravel us.
How We Worship the Queen of Heaven
Aug 17, 2018
What must God think of a society that has made child sacrifice normal for the sake of elective infertility?
Comparison Is Not the Thief of Joy
Mar 26, 2018
Comparison does not need to lead to envy and pride. With God’s help, it can lead to godliness, humility, and even joy.
The Life-Changing Magic of an Untidy Christmas
Dec 19, 2017
Maybe you’re ready to strip Christmas down to its essence, to chuck all the clutter. Or maybe a little clutter is just what you need to meet Jesus.
The Radical Reformer
Conrad Grebel (c. 1498–1526)
Oct 21, 2017
Conrad Grebel is known as a “radical Reformer” — a leader who took the movement one step further by insisting on separating church from state.
Three Traps for Young Moms
Aug 23, 2017
Today’s young mothers are not fundamentally different from moms of past generations, but we do face some unique challenges. Here are three to recognize.
The Beauty of Inequality
Jul 10, 2017
We can become discouraged when we see others with more talents than us. But God gives gifts unequally for the glory of his own name.
The Only Constant in Life
Our Anchor in the Storms of Change
May 22, 2017
Some have said that the only constant in life is change. When our identity is in Christ, we know better.
The Horror of Human Embryo Jewelry
May 13, 2017
Let’s rescue children who are perishing, and not turn them into an accessory for their parents to wear. And let’s offer all people the hope of the gospel.
The Greatest Need in Special Needs
Dec 15, 2016
People with special needs will not be saved by our sentimentality. Only the good news of Christ can do that.
Christian Women Don’t Always Submit
Nov 30, 2016
Many Christian women have a big submission problem: they submit too quickly, and too freely, to the heavy yoke of the world’s rules.
What Makes a Good Mom?
Oct 6, 2016
Our job as Christian moms is huge and serious, but that doesn’t mean we’re meant to carry the heaviness of it alone.
Every Woman’s Call to Work
Sep 13, 2016
Often our circumstances are not ideal, and the call to lay down our lives to meet others’ needs takes many different forms.
What Is Your Body Saying?
The Call of God in a Woman’s Design
Aug 22, 2016
We are not less than the bodies God has given us. Bodies matter. God made them and think highly of them. And he’s not shelving the idea.
When You’re Not a Typical Woman
Aug 11, 2016
God doesn’t ask you to be typical. He calls you to be his.
Married Moms Need Single Women
Jul 27, 2016
If a man and a woman complete each other in marriage, who completes the single person? One mom shares about the role single women have played in her life.
The Whole Bible Is for Women
Jul 14, 2016
I needed more than a vision of womanhood. I needed a vision of God.
Are Women Onions or Apple Trees?
Jun 29, 2016
Are you looking inward or outward to find your sense of identity?
Fragile, Honored, Undaunted
Women as the Weaker Vessel
Jun 1, 2016
Fragility isn’t a defect; it may be the defining worth of a thing.
Will Feminists Submit to (Transgender) Men?
May 17, 2016
Has feminism now has made itself a doormat for men — transgender men?