(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
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
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?
My latest is up at Buzzfeed – check it out!
Recently I was able to sit down with George Penk and The Forum of Life FM in New Zealand, and chat about a recent blog post. We had a blast talking social media, online presence, and when to stay silent. Give it a listen here: http://lifefm.co.nz/shows-djs/the-forum/item/2955-the-forum-escaping-the-social-media-trap
This post is up today at Huffington Post -I would love for you to check it out and comment or share! Over the summer, my husband and I stole away to Guatemala for our honeymoon. After months of wedding planning and long days of coordinating schedules, trouble-shooting, and arranging every little detail, we were ready … More Why I Might Stay Silent Online (And Maybe You Should Too)
Me + books have always been a thing. In the past, you could find about four or five books stacked haphazardly on my nightstand at any given time, bookmarks and dog-eared pages tracking my progress through each one. But over the past couple of years, constant transitions and the general business of life has made it difficult … More On My Nightstand: 5 Book Recommendations