Good Links #12

Jen Pollock Michel considers our cultural devotion to the vice of ease: “The decline in sexual activity and cereal sales hardly seem correlated, but both seem to point to one of the most seductive promises of a technological age: that ours should be an unbothered life. As our lives (at least in the developed world) […]

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Good Links #11

Morgan Lee sheds light on the plight of Christian women around the world: “This additional layer of marginalization is so severe that Open Doors is currently working ‘to train leaders in both trauma care and in theology which brings healing and does not further amplify the damage from sexual violence,’ wrote Fisher and Miller. ‘This […]

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Good Links #10

Kathryn Freeman reviews Jemar Tisby’s new book: “The Color of Compromise succeeds because it highlights both the obvious and more subtle ways the American church reinforced the racial caste system. In most instances, there are no smoking guns, no burning crosses or outright declarations of African American inferiority. What you find instead is a persistent privileging […]

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Good Links #9

This week's links consider minimalism, Christian discipleship, movies, and millennial burnout. Karen Swallow Prior plugs the Pelican Project to Eliza Griswold in a brilliant moment of American journalism: “Last month, along with twenty female leaders from different denominational traditions—including Baptist, Messianic Jewish, and Anglican—Prior launched the Pelican Project, an effort to provide orthodox women with […]

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Good Links #8

Here are some thoughtful links to start your New Year. Megan Cox, founder of Give Her Wings, writes about the terrifying pain of leaving an abusive relationship and being met with judgment and alienation in her church: “The pain of my church family gossiping and name-calling and judging was, perhaps, the greatest pain of all. […]

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Good Links #7

D. L. Mayfield rediscovers the Magnificat and wonders why this ancient and overturning prayer is so unknown to Evangelicals: “Why has this song been forgotten, or trimmed, for so many people who grew up evangelical? It could be a byproduct of the Reformation, which caused Protestants to devalue Mary in reaction to Catholic theology. Or […]

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Good Links #6

Jessica Snell writes about three ways to wait well in Advent: “But what if there was a judge who could mete out justice—punishment and reward alike—with no ugliness and no error? A judge who would hear the cries of the hungry, see the sorrow of the oppressed, and heed the pleas of the downtrodden? And […]

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Good Links #5

This week's list includes articles on theology, missiology, writing, mental illness, and the myth of having it all. Maya Salam writes about the age old dilemma of women and work, “As a girl, the prospect of having a thriving career, a happy marriage and a couple of well-adjusted kids — all while maintaining my friendships […]

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Good Links #4

Check out these links we think are worth your time. Ruth Whippman writes about the new gig-economy, “It certainly feels familiar. Almost everyone I know now has some kind of hustle, whether job, hobby, or side or vanity project. Share my blog post, buy my book, click on my link, follow me on Instagram, visit […]

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