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Top Mama Bear Blogs and Podcasts of 2019!

Top Mama Bear Blogs and Podcasts of 2019!

We know a lot of you are reflecting on your personal accomplishments of 2019 (we’re cheering for you whether you won the Nobel Peace Prize, got a promotion at work, improved your health, or just put on pants every day! #babysteps). When we asked you a few weeks ago on...
2019 Wrap Up and Plans for 2020!

2019 Wrap Up and Plans for 2020!

Mama Bear Apologetics is blessed to have been a part of your lives in 2019. What a year! In addition to our podcasts and blog/social media posts this year, we just celebrated the six-month anniversary of publishing our first Mama Bear book and, thanks to you, the...
Genderbread Person Part 3: Biological Sex

Genderbread Person Part 3: Biological Sex

Nothing summarizes our discussion more today than the famous scene from Kindergarten Cop where a little boy respectfully raises his hand to speak and waits to be called upon. His words of wisdom for the class that he so ardently and patiently waited to share? “Boys...
The Genderbread Person, Part 1: Gender Identity

The Genderbread Person, Part 1: Gender Identity

Forget the muffin man. Do you know the Genderbread Person? If not, you need to—and especially if you have kids. The Genderbread Person is now a commonly used craft for teaching kids (at least those young enough to be interested in anthropomorphic gingerbread cookies)...
The Original Sexual Revolution

The Original Sexual Revolution

Now I would not be doing my job right if we were to leave our survey of purity culture while it was at its low point because, thank the sweet little baby Jesus, that’s not the end of the story. What we’re needing is the message that 90’s purity culture largely...
How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

by Teasi Cannon It really is crazy how much weight we are prone to place upon the words and endorsements of celebrities. After all, we are fully aware they get paid to entertain us. Whether on the big screen or a sports field, these bigger-than-life icons usually...
Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

John and I were at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. (My husband loves all the fried food. Calories at the fair don’t count, right?) Among our scheduled stops, we wanted to see a band that advertised itself as a mix between Stomp and Accapella. Sounds cool right? We...
3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

By Teasi Cannon My youngest child graduated from high school this year, and while it most definitely does not make me the expert on all things parenting, I have learned a few things while stewarding three unique souls through their teen years. Though I am super proud...
What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What happens when you turn virginity into an idol? #apologetics #purityculture Click To Tweet Not too long ago, my twitter feed blew up with news articles covering the book-launch ceremony of former pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber.  Normally this sort of thing wouldn’t have...
Progressive Christianity (and How to Spot It)

Progressive Christianity (and How to Spot It)

Up until about a year and a half ago, I couldn’t have told you what a progressive church looked like. If you had asked me, I maybe would have told you that it was a liberal church, but that would have been about the extent of it. And then, I heard former ZOEgirl...