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What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

By on September 5, 2017 in Culture, Gender with 1 Comment

Do you have questions about transgenderism in our culture today? Have you wondered whether the simple truths of Scripture can speak to all of the gender confusion happening in our world? Last week, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC and the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a 14-point declaration called the “Nashville Statement.” […]

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Things Christian Women {REALLY} Need to Hear

By on May 16, 2017 in Women's Issues with 4 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, the twitter hashtag #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear went viral. Sarah Bessey, author of Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith and Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women, sent the first tweet. This thread was a spin off from her original thread #ThingsOnlyWomenWritersHear. She simply stated, “I […]

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Is Sexy a Sin?

By on January 17, 2017 in Culture, Sexuality, Women's Issues with 23 Comments

“If you got it, flaunt it!” …So goes the advice to women around the world.

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The Secrets of Self-Harm

By on September 1, 2016 in Emotions, Women's Issues with 2 Comments

She sat in my office stiff and straight-backed looking down at my desk as though something was keeping this 16 year old girls’ rapt attention. She twirled her hair. She bit her lip. She looked at her shoes. She fussed with the sleeves of the sweater she was wearing … in August … in Florida. […]

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How I Changed My Definition of Beauty and Learned to Love My Wrinkles

Standing in front of the mirror after my twins were born, the six months of sleepless nights were written in the crevices of my eyes and the sullen appearance of my skin. Motherhood was taking it’s toll on me — mentally, physically and now in the form of some brand new wrinkles on my face. […]

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The Puzzling Case of Maternal Feminism

By on March 1, 2016 in Feminism with 2 Comments

Have you ever had one of those moments that left you utterly speechless? Rarely has that ever happened to me. That’s not surprising since my childhood nickname was “mouth” (I had many thoughts and opinions to offer my parents from an early age; I am not sure they thought I was as brilliant as I […]

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David Bowie, Glam Rock, and Gender Rebellion

By on January 26, 2016 in Gender with 1 Comment

As many in the world mourn the passing of musical icon and innovator David Bowie from liver cancer on January 10, 2016, the influence of his 1970s, androgynous, glam rock alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, lives on in contemporary discussions about gender.   The Separation of Gender and Sex Even if you are not a child […]

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Can We Be Christian Feminists?

By on November 19, 2015 in Feminism, Theology with 11 Comments

Feminism has been getting a facelift lately. From Beyonce’s 2014 VMA performance, to Emma Watson’s U.N. “He for She” campaign, women are identifying themselves as feminists to champion a broad umbrella of issues. Essentially, being pro-women is considered synonymous with feminism. It’s occurring among evangelical Christians, too. Earlier this year, the millennial-oriented, faith-and-culture publication, Relevant […]

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Letting God Redeem the "Why" Behind Your Weight-Loss Battle

By on November 10, 2015 in Women's Issues with 2 Comments

If you’re a woman, and you’re breathing in this polluted air of impossible cultural standards with me, this post is for you. I see you. You’ve been on my heart and I need to encourage you. I need to tell you not to give up. I need you to hear me say that you, sister, […]

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First Wave Feminism in America

By on October 15, 2015 in Feminism with 4 Comments

Later this month, the movie Suffragette will release in American theaters. I am eagerly awaiting opening weekend to see how the filmmakers portray the early movement of feminism in Great Britain as women fought for the right to vote there. In anticipation of that movie, readers may be interested in learning a bit more about how […]

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