Where the Purity Culture Failed [Video]

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege to MC the Renovation Conference, a two-day event focused on meaningful conversations around faith, family, and sexuality. While the conference is over, you can still view the 15 breakouts and 4 main stage session online, beginning November 5. For more information, click here. There was so much…

Perfectly Imperfect: A Christian Parenting Event

If you're a parent, you're well aware of the fact that you're likely failing your kids on some point. And certainly floundering at times in how to effectively tackle the bigger issues. No? Just me? Ok, then you can skip this post. For the rest of you mere mortals, tomorrow, Friday October 15th, Christian Parenting…

Fear: What’s a Christian to do?

What. A. Summer. News of late (that could mean 2 weeks or 18 months, with the way things are going) has had something for everyone. Wars? Check. Natural Disasters? Check. Assassinations? Political unrest? Threat of job loss? Check, check, check. There is much to fear in this world. And yet.....we are told over and over…

Is This the Kind of History Worth Celebrating?

They say it’s a historic week. A week where a woman took the oath for the second-highest office in the land. If that were all, I could applaud. Yet the tragic irony is that this same woman and the administration she is part of are determined to do everything in their power to decimate the…

The Most Important Result for Election 2020

From every side the battery of voices is telling us this is the most important election of our time. While every election matters for how it will at minimum set the course for the next few years of a nation, Election 2020 feels like a choosing between two very different narratives of America’s past, present…

In remembrance: I am one of the women silently grieving the loss of a baby

This post was originally sent as a Live Action email on October 15, 2020, for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.  The spotting started while we were out of town celebrating my brother’s wedding.  I frantically googled every day, playing doctor while the whisper of fear started to form a knot in my stomach. Four…

The Hypocrisy of Modern Feminism

Last week, the President nominated a woman to fill the newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court and feminists everywhere cheered. Once again, a woman would be presiding on the highest court of the land, bringing her impressive legal history and intellect to bear on some of the most consequential cases of our time. She…