(The best starting point for this blog is the article I co-wrote with Talli Moellering, “The End of Purity Culture – check it out here.) This week, Joshua Harris released an official statement apologizing for his seminal work I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Considering this is the book that launched his career and a massive courtship movement … More Forgiving Joshua Harris
I had a blast writing this piece for the Pursuit NYC blog. Our wedding was in two days. It was ten o’clock at night, and we had a million things left to do on our checklist. Yet, my fiancé and I found ourselves standing in an aisle at Home Depot debating how much we should … More Taking Fun Seriously
My most recent article is now up at Relevant Magazine Imagine your family tree. As you trace the branches in your mind, make a note of anyone who faced poverty. Then look for anyone who struggled with mental illness or a disability. Is there anyone with a criminal history? Consider your race, was there a … More Family Trees & Bargaining Chips
You know all those “How to Quit Your Job and Travel the World” posts that promise you a simple, fool-proof formula for leaving your office job behind and raking in cash while traveling to exotic places? (The ones that we kind of roll our eyes at, but secretly love to click on, and frantically exit … More Traveling for Cheapskates. How We Traveled for 3 Months Without Going Broke.
My latest post is now up on Relevant: https://relevantmagazine.com/article/the-uncomfortable-truth-at-the-heart-of-louis-c-k-s-abortion-comments/#acf Did he really just say that? That’s the question everyone seems to be asking about stand-up comedian Louis C.K.’s latest Netflix special, 2017. But not for the reasons you might suspect. Louis C.K. is well known for his trademark sardonic humor and jaded outlook on everything … More The Uncomfortable Truth at the Heart of Louis CK’s Abortion Comments
It was my first day in my first class at seminary. I’d landed a coveted spot in the hermeneutics course taught by our seminary’s own president. In our eyes, he was a theological giant, and my (mostly male) classmates and I all leaned in eagerly when he stepped up to the podium. He took a … More Does the Billy Graham Rule Hurt or Help Women?
Hi, friends. The past several months have been a whirlwind of transition and change, resulting in radio silence on this blog. I want to change that today by filling you in on some fun and exciting updates. As I’m writing this, Johnny and I are sitting in the international terminal at the Atlanta airport waiting on … More We’re Off to Central America!