I still remember the time I angrily stood up for myself in a TV newsroom in Chicago. I was in my twenties at the time and working as a newswriter. And a reporter with a reputation for being incompetent had blamed me for an error in her report. I wasn’t responsible for the error; she
This is the second in a series on modesty I’m hosting on my blog. Last week, Sheila Wray Gregoire argued that the way Christians often talk about modesty shames women. Today, former model and co-founder of GirlDefined Ministries, Kristin Clark, explores the opposite effect — how nudity shames and devalues women. I’d love to hear your
The topic of modesty evokes strong emotion and sharp debate among Christians as I recently discovered when we explored the issue on Up For Debate. Some feel the way the church teaches on the topic is harmful and only produces shame in girls and young women. Others point to the scandalous way some Christian women
This article was originally published by CT Women. Read the full article on their website. She was a regular churchgoer who had grown up in a Christian family. But when Jackie* got pregnant after a divorce and a season of uncharacteristic promiscuity, she panicked and got an abortion. “I just got into this very devastated, dark
Senator Bernie Sanders doesn’t think Christians are fit to serve in public office. In a shameful exchange Wednesday, Sanders grilled Russell Vought, President Trump’s nominee for Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, about his Christian beliefs. When Vought refused to disavow his belief that Muslims “stand condemned” because “they have
Young girls need to have the tip of their “sexual sensitive part” cut off or “hypersexuality” will take over society and women will turn to multiple partners to satisfy their rampant sexual desires. So says Muslim Imam Shaker Elsayed, the resident imam at the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, Virginia. “In societies where circumcision
Why Does God Honor Women in the NT, but Allow Polygamy in the OT?
This article was originally published in the June 2017 issue of Today in the Word, a publication of Moody Global Ministries. Question: Do Christians, Jews, and Muslims all pray to the same God? The Pope said we do, and in my conversations, I find that people seem puzzled and divided on the issue. Julie’s Answer: The
UPDATE: Judge William Orrick — the California district judge who granted NAF and Planned Parenthood’s request for a preliminary injunction to prevent the release of CMP’s video — has ordered all copies of this damning video to be removed from the internet. He’s also ordered Daleiden to appear in court on June 14 to face contempt charges.
It’s one of those stories that makes you want to cry and scream at the same time. A Christian school in a small town in Maryland is punishing one of its seniors by refusing to allow her to participate in graduation ceremonies next month. Her crime? She got pregnant – and unlike many in similar