His Wisdom for Her World

Katie McCoy

Katie McCoy serves as Assistant Professor of Theology in Women's Studies at the College at Southwestern. She holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from Southwestern (2016). Her dissertation is on Old Testament laws about women's personhood and what they teach us about women's dignity and social justice.

Overcoming My 7th Grade Self

By on February 20, 2014 in Faith with 0 Comments

So what do you need to say to your 7th grade self? What has God said about you that you need to believe about you?

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What Your Daughter Needs to Know About Justin Bieber

By on January 28, 2014 in Faith, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Last week, Justin Bieber fans woke up to some unpleasant news. The 19-year-old teen heartthrob was arrested, charged with driving under the influence while drag racing in a Lamborghini and resisting arrest. Oh, by the way…he’s still underage. For the parents of teen girls who dreamed they’d be his “one less lonely girl,” Bieber’s blunder […]

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What Happy People Do Differently

By on January 7, 2014 in Emotions with 0 Comments

I recently stumbled upon a list of the things happy people do differently. I was intrigued to hear their secret. Interestingly, it wasn’t the typical “self-help,” pep-talk kind of advice you might expect. In fact, it sounded more than a little familiar. Several of these secular secrets to happiness look a lot like the Creator’s blueprint […]

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Of Blooms and Roots

By on October 18, 2013 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

There’s a lovely little tree in the front yard of my parents’ house. Well…it used to be lovely. You see, after it had been transplanted from their backyard, all of the clusters of pink flowers were completely snipped off. I was curious as to why, just after this cute little tree was planted right where […]

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Why We Love Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl

By on September 12, 2013 in Dating with 13 Comments

It isn’t easy to take an honest, vulnerable look at your dating experiences. Try publishing it for everyone to read. In Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, Paula Hendricks describes how her revolving door relationship with “cute, innocent crushes,” eventually became costly investments. The writing manager of Revive Our Hearts and frequent blogger […]

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A Rubbish Redeemed

By on August 20, 2013 in Faith with 0 Comments

It’s nothing short of jaw dropping. In the middle of a South American slum, there is music. In the impoverished community of Cateura, Paraguay, where families make a living by recycling trash and selling it, an old oil can or a meat tenderizer is recreated to make a concert-quality instrument. (Seriously, you’ve got to see […]

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Intolerance Against Christians in Europe and the US

By on July 11, 2013 in Culture with 0 Comments

There’s a disturbing trend happening in Europe and it’s making its way to the United States. More and more European Christians are facing cultural persecution and political intolerance. Since it’s largely unreported, it’s unlikely that we’ll hear much about it from mainstream news media. But the patterns are sweeping across the continent and the stories […]

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Is Monogamy Unnatural?

By on June 21, 2013 in Culture, Sexuality with 2 Comments

In the middle of a national debate on same sex marriage, today’s CNN op-ed piece claims that the entire concept of marriage may be completely unnecessary. According to Meghan Laslocky we need to “Face It: Monogamy is unnatural.” Laslocky claims that fidelity within marriage is a faulty gauge for its success, since “biologically, we humans […]

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When The Right Way Feels Like the Wrong Direction

By on June 14, 2013 in Faith with 0 Comments

We were so close yet so, so far. When I moved down to Fort Worth, my mom and I were navigating around a still unfamiliar city after dark trying to find our hotel. The directions were simple. And we found the road we were supposed to turn down. But there was one problem – instead […]

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Shhh!! It's a Habit You Didn't Know You Needed

By on May 16, 2013 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

For the woman at the office, it’s the steady drip of phone calls and “quick questions.” For the mother of three, it’s the screech of quarreling toddlers. For the student, it’s the hub of the high school hallways. For all of us, no matter what the day holds, it most likely includes the constant, inescapable […]

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