Desiring God: Moms Need Theology Too

| March 21, 2017

When you are drop-dead tired and your child is sick and your husband is out of town for work and you don’t think you can make it until he returns, it is your theology that tells you that God will provide you with the grace you need in the moment (1 Corinthians 10:13). It is […]

Erica Layne: In Defense of the Small Life

| March 20, 2017

We know the name of every pet in our neighborhood. (The bunnies down the street are practically celebrities around here.) The local grocery clerks notice when our kids get haircuts. The UPS guy, whom my kids revere on a Santa Claus level, talks to them by name every time we see him. Our best afternoons involve lightsabers, Tinkerbelle dresses, […]

Mercatornet: The Death of Unconditional Love

| March 10, 2017

Like unsuspecting characters in an Agatha Christie novel, we are all witnesses to the commission of a murder still in progress, carried out in slow motion. It is happening so slowly, and its ongoing occurrence is so protracted, so pervasive, and so familiar that we haven’t sensed the magnitude of the violence being done or […]

What does it mean to be a godly wife?

| March 8, 2017

To be a godly wife, we must first consider what the word godly means. In 1 Timothy 2:2, Paul uses the word in conjunction with being “peaceful,” “quiet,” and “dignified.” The Bible says the Spirit, who is in every believer, produces visible and invisible acts of godliness, “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, and faithfulness” […]

Botkin Sisters: Should I Keep Preparing for Marriage?

| February 16, 2017

“I thought marriage was coming, and soon. I thought I gave up the worldly approach to womanhood in exchange for a beautiful biblical picture that included husband, children, a home to be a homemaker in. And something went wrong. I gave up the world’s picture in exchange for nothing. I have nothing to show for […]

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Proud Women and Broken Women

| December 16, 2016

Are you a proud woman or a broken woman? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth helps you honestly examine your heart with a series of penetrating comparisons of proud women vs. broken women. “Broken women continually sense their need for a fresh encounter with God and a fresh filling of His Holy Spirit,” Nancy says. Watch and ask […]

How can you turn the tide of Feminism’s social programs?

| December 15, 2016

Trevaris Tutt writing for American Vision has an answer for us on how to turn the tide of Feminism’s government-funded social programs. There’s much we can do. Well, said, Trevaris. Thank you. So what would happen if brothers and sisters would open their hands in such a way not just to meet emergency needs, but […]

For This We Give Thanks

| November 24, 2016

…Lastly, (and which was not least,) a great hope and inward zeal [the Pilgrims] had of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancing the gospel of the kingdom of Christ in those remote parts of the world; yea, though they should be but even as […]

Desiring God: 7 Ways To Pray On Election Day

| November 8, 2016

Father, we are an anxious and fearful people. For all of our bluster and bragging, we are so easily shaken. We are anxious about money, anxious about the future, anxious about the economy, anxious about the election, anxious about our enemies, anxious about food, anxious about health, anxious about safety, anxious about everything under the […]

Empowered – Developing Strong Women for Kingdom Service

| September 27, 2016

“Strong women are integral to building a godly culture. However, many Christian circles are riddled with unsound doctrines, humanistic stereotypes, and hidden abuses that cripple the influence of women in their homes, churches, and communities. In these essays, Andrea Schwartz explores how Christ’s absolute authority, the protection of the trustee family, the justice of God’s […]

Highlands Ministries: Don’t Be Too Nice

| September 4, 2016

“It is right to be patient and kind, but Christian character has a firmness to it that does not meekly step aside when walking in the right. We must learn to live out biblical joy and love and submission within the context of a world packed with people who have, in many ways, set themselves […]

World Magazine: Rosaria Butterfield, No Free Passes

| August 6, 2016

I interviewed Rosaria Butterfield 3½ years ago as her first book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, was coming out and heading toward wide readership. Since then she’s spoken widely throughout the United States and sometimes faced LGBTQ demonstrators displeased with her movement from lesbianism (and a tenured Syracuse professorship in women’s studies) to […]

Queen of the Home: Inspiring Women to Their Sacred Calling

| July 15, 2016

In past generations, the role of wife and mother was viewed as a sacred calling. The committed homemaker was seen as strong, capable, intelligent, and irreplaceable. She was regarded not only as a crucial part of the home, but as a foundational bulwark of society. She was considered worthy of great honor, appreciation, and respect. […]

The Federalist: A Little Mother Prevents Big Brother

| June 11, 2016

As all good totalitarians know, it is mothers—specifically, devoted and self-sacrificing mothers—who gum up the works of statist control in a society. Her crime is forging bonds of love, the self-sacrificing kind that don’t mix with big government schemes. Worse, when she forges these bonds within the context of a marriage covenant with the child’s […]

Mercatornet: Infertility and Ignorance

| May 17, 2016

Feminism taught a us a different kind of womanhood all together. One that had little to do with how God designed women, and what His intended purposes are. Unfortunately, many women discover this truth far too late. As reported by the Chicago Tribune recently, a national survey of childless women in the USA aged 25-45 […]