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A Tribute to Christianity Today & Today's Christian Woman

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In a #bittersweet farewell of sorts, I’m writing to say my time as online editor of Today’s Christian Woman  has officially come to an end. I wrapped up 18 months at Christianity Today Friday to take a new job — as Editor of Wheaton Magazine (ATTENTION all Wheaton students, alumni, and friends: got any story... Read more »

I Am Today's Christian Woman: Let's Talk About Sex

I Am Today's Christian Woman: Let's Talk About Sex
In August 2012, I accepted a full-time job as Today’s Christian Woman’s online editor. It’s been just over a year since that fateful day, and ever since, I’ve been intentional about learning exactly what it means to live life as a Christian woman. Thanks to the amazing articles, interviews, and reporting I’ve been able to... Read more »

Are Mumford & Sons "Christian?"

Are Mumford & Sons "Christian?"
Alternative/folk group Mumford & Sons is back with another chart-topping album release, Babel. With banjos and guitars abounding, their newest release has created a stir in both mainstream and Christian music critic circles: With an album title referencing the Tower of Babel account from the book of Genesis, a few overt mentions of “Jesus” in... Read more »
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Why I pray for Katy Perry & Britney Spears

Why I pray for Katy Perry & Britney Spears
The reason I became a journalist passionate about arts and entertainment writing is because of Rolling Stone’s 2008 cover story. It’s called “Britney Spears: Inside an American Tragedy,” and it completely changed my life. The explicit details about her coming of age in a liberal, materialistic culture, and publicly crashing and burning as a result,... Read more »

Miracles in the madness of Colorado wildfire

Miracles in the madness of Colorado wildfire
I’ve been reporting on the Colorado wildfires for Christianity Today’s online news site the past couple of days (“Colorado Wildfires Threaten Navigators’ Camps,” “Evacuated Navigators Working From Focus on the Family Offices” and have learned a couple of things in the process: 1) God is good; 2) God protects His people; 3) Arson is bad;... Read more »

Miraculous healing in Mozambique: (Mama Heidi) raises the dead

Miraculous healing in Mozambique: (Mama Heidi) raises the dead
No joke. Christianity Today’s cover story for May 2012 addresses Heidi Baker’s ministry in Mozambique, including her ability to heal the deaf, multiply food and raise the dead – just like Jesus did. According to the article, Baker is a native to Laguna Beach, California, teenage convert to Pentecostalism and graduate of Vanguard University. After... Read more »
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gaysubtlety, sexuality & Christianity

gaysubtlety, sexuality & Christianity
I love Wheaton College. And, recently, my alma mater’s student body has been joining in a discussion that has been becoming more and more of a hot topic in conservative Christian circles: sexuality. Christianity Today writers are blogging about it, RELEVANT Magazine is writing about it (“What is Sexual Holiness Anyway?,” – “The Secret Sexual... Read more »

Blue Like Jazz: a movie that 'has the balls to search for God'

Blue Like Jazz: a movie that 'has the balls to search for God'
“I admire any religion with the balls to search for God.” -Moltov, a Russian character from Blue Like Jazz- This, a lesbian peeing in a urinal and other eye-opening statements that would make most conservative Christians cringe pepper the screenplay and plotline of Blue Like Jazz, the movie adapted from Donald Miller’s best-selling autobiographical novel.... Read more »
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