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
“The church needs more role models, not rock stars.” So said Michele Perry, founder of Create61, on last Saturday’s Up For Debate program on celebrity pastors. Her words immediately resonated with me and I was thrilled to discover after the program that Michele had written this terrific article on the topic.
Last Saturday on Up For Debate, I suggested that if Christians want to improve Christian music, we need to become better consumers. The music played on Christian Radio is great, but it’s also heavily filtered to be acceptable sonically and lyrically for moms and their kids. This means all the great music that Christians write