The Necessity of Beauty When Confronting Evil

How do we keep our souls healthy when we regularly see so much corruption and evil? That’s always a challenge. But I think this past season has been especially tough because we’ve seen so much corruption in a place it shouldn’t exist—the church. And though many churches and church leaders exemplify the gospel, it’s so easy

3 Ways to Wrongly Apply Matthew 18

As a Christian journalist and broadcaster, I have wrestled with what the Scriptures say about publicly confronting Christian leaders and organizations. Does Matthew 18 apply, and if so, how?  Recently, I came across this article by Mark Ballenger and thought it was so good, I asked him for permission to repost, which he graciously granted.

My Top 10 Posts of 2017

From the Women’s March to an interview with Lee Strobel to articles about modesty and judging – my blog covered quite the range of issues this year.  I’m very grateful that more than two-million of you visited these pages, and below I’ve ranked the articles you shared the most.  If you missed any of these

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