Summer Recommends, November Edition

Summer Recommends, November Edition

We get numerous messages every week from Christians with extremely thoughtful questions. Many times, what we are being asked for is resources: what Christian music should I give to my teens? What books do you recommend on gender issues? How did you come to land where...
What To Do When the Church Can’t Handle You

What To Do When the Church Can’t Handle You

A popular evangelical author recently posted a rather lengthy thread explaining how heartbreaking it is for her to leave her husband and kids behind for work. Her chosen work takes her away from home regularly for painful stretches of time, and her heart is “torn” in...
Sex, Gender, & Fire Alarms

Sex, Gender, & Fire Alarms

First, a story In 1965, a male baby suffered from a horrifically botched circumcision, which was when John Money (from Johns Hopkins Medical School) came in to save the day. He told the child’s parents that through sex reassignment surgery, psychotherapy, and hormonal...
The God That Hung Jupiter Is My King

The God That Hung Jupiter Is My King

The following is a transcript of a talk I gave at a women’s event in my local church.  I recently had a friend ask me to read Charles Spurgeon’s sermon on the Lily of the Valley. I hadn’t read it before, and it greatly blessed me. I long to see a day...
Feminism is Unbelief

Feminism is Unbelief

Sometimes we think of the early feminists as though they were just sweet little ladies who wanted more legal rights. They didn’t deny the existence of God, and they pleaded for fair treatment for both women and slaves. They played an instrumental role in the ending of...
The Very Neutral, Totally Casual Gillette Ad

The Very Neutral, Totally Casual Gillette Ad

I wasn’t going to so much as make a whisper about the Gillette ad. Really, I wasn’t. This is Challies’ fault. While reading a recent article he wrote about the decline of the blogosphere, he made the point that just because someone else has already thrown in their two...