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Can Singleness Make Sense When Evangelicals Focus on the Family?

Perhaps evangelicals will fully embrace the idea of the church itself as the default family for God’s people.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Christian View of Sexuality

Why traditional Christians believe as they do regarding gender, sexuality, marriage, and the family.

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Are Women Leaning In? Not at Evangelical Organizations

A new study shows that in evangelical ministries, women are represented in leadership at half the national rate.

Louie Giglio’s comments on homosexuality in his own words

JEWEL SAMAD AFP/GETTY IMAGES Construction work continues for US President Barack Obama’s second inauguration at the Capitol Hill in Washington, … Continued

The Muslim world needs a ‘women’s uprising’

While the rest of the world enters a new year, the Arab world is stuck in some archaic ways of … Continued

Peace begins in the gay-friendly home

VINCENZO PINTO AFP/GETTY IMAGES Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead an ordination mass at St Peter’s basilica at the Vatican … Continued

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ moves evangelicals beyond black and white sexuality

Ask Kelley Taylor, a Southern Baptist college student, if she’s opened the steamy pages of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” and … Continued

To close the gender gap, Mitt Romney should look to Mormon women

In which state do young couples get married, stay married and have many more children than any other? That’s right. … Continued

Rep. Todd Akin’s remark reflected ignorance — just like much of the abstinence education the Christian right promotes

Let’s stipulate that the remarks Rep. Todd Akin made last week – the ones in which he expounded upon the … Continued

Where is God in fatherhood?

Oote Boe Photography 1 / Alamy ALAMY “Representing God to our children is not simply a dad’s role,” writes Collier. … Continued

The Internet is a blessing

Scott Eells BLOOMBERG “The Internet is a blessing because it connects people of faith who might otherwise feel alone in … Continued

Unable to work, Indian immigrant women turn to spiritual practices for comfort

LOS ANGELES — Even though she met her husband through an arranged marriage, Pooja Sindhwani considers herself a modern woman. … Continued

Ann Romney ‘stay-at-home mom’ debate: Mormons react

The public dust-up over Ann Romney and stay-home mothers played out in a particular way in Romney’s own community of … Continued

Poll shows Christianity good for the poor, bad for sex

WASHINGTON — Americans feel the “Christian faith” has a positive impact on help for the poor and raising children with … Continued

Do you need a new marriage?

Photographer: Will Foster Driscoll is pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington. Last week, my wife Grace and I … Continued

Michele Bachmann shattering stereotypes of conservative women

BRETT FLASHNICK AP Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., answers questions from the media after signing the Cut Cap … Continued

Democratic Tunisia! Can we dare to hope?

A few years ago Ronald Inglehart and Pippa Norris, both prominent American political scientists, made an interesting argument that the … Continued

Stay at home daughters: new age feminists or intellectually lazy?

By: Nadia S. Mohammad and Anisah Hashmi, contributors to “Stay At Home Daughters” sounds like a slogan for Wahhabi … Continued

A pastoral response to Ann Rice ‘quitting’ Christianity

Anne Rice is in a season that many, if not all, Christians experience: the great joy of coming to personally … Continued

Religion’s glorious complexity

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall My grandmother, a very wise woman, gave me a piece of advice that sticks … Continued