Why Modesty Doesn’t Shame Women, But Nudity Does

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

Q Conference Reflects Maturity of Movement

Imagine a conference of rapid-fire TED-like talks on the intersection of faith and culture and you have an idea of what the annual Q Conference is like. For the past 10 years, Q has gathered hundreds of Christian leaders to this unique event.  But this year’s Q Conference in Nashville was bigger than ever with

5 Ways Christians Should Judge

It happened when I posted something to social media lamenting author Jen Hatmaker’s disastrous decision to affirm gay unions. It happened again when I criticized a Saturday Night Live writer for attacking Barron Trump, the 10-year-old son of the president. Truth is, it happens anytime I make a judgment about anything or anyone. “Christians are

My Top Ten Articles of 2016

Thanks so much for making 2016 a banner year for my blog, where more than one million people visited. Not surprisingly, three of my most popular blog articles this year focused on the presidential election — and a fourth argued why socialism is not Christian. Other articles in the top 10 explored Obama’s transgender bathroom issue;

Oh Come Let Us Adore… Family? What Skipping Church on Christmas Really Means

Christmas this year falls on a Sunday, which has some churchgoers in a tizzy. They were looking forward to opening presents in their pajamas, eating a big breakfast, and showering after noon. And they’re quite perturbed that church will be disrupting their normal Christmas routine. Some pastors aren’t especially thrilled either. They were looking forward