Why Women Matter in Ministry

Why Women Matter in Ministry

Women have held some of the most important roles in the story of Scripture. From Genesis to Revelation, there are countless examples of the impact of women in Biblical history. One of the best-known biblical stories about women features Mary and Martha, who were...
“Tell Me More”

“Tell Me More”

In her historical narrative on Joseph, Jacob’s deserted son, American writer Madeleine L’Engle carefully unpacked the customs and culture around this crucial figure in Jewish history. She did this for a specific reason: We need to consider the full contours of a story...
There is Hope in Your Story

There is Hope in Your Story

There is hope in your story, whether you feel it or not. You may be in the midst of a hard season, you may be thriving but feel anxiety lurking at the edges or your life, or you find yourself longing for a jolt of encouragement as you wade through each day.  Early...
Three Pastors and a Lesbian

Three Pastors and a Lesbian

It’s not a setup for a bad joke. This story really happened.  My friends and I were taking an Uber to a local pizza place after attending a missions conference in Houston, Texas. All three of us were church planters, which means we split the fourteen-dollar charge for...
How You Can Read and Understand the Bible

How You Can Read and Understand the Bible

THE BIBLE REMAINS the bestselling book of all time. You may well have one hidden away somewhere in your house yourself. But while the Bible continues to sell incredibly well, it is often not read. In many cases, this is not for lack of trying. Begin at the beginning—...