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The Enneagram Part 3: Let’s ROAR, Mama Bears!

The Enneagram Part 3: Let’s ROAR, Mama Bears!

(Welcome to Part 3 of our Enneagram series! If you haven’t done so, check out Part 1 where we give a “Crash Course in the Enneagram” and Part 2 where we ask “Is The Enneagram Even Accurate?”) Let’s face it. Personality tests are fun. Even the cheesy Buzzfeed quizzes...
The Enneagram Part 2: Is It Even Accurate?

The Enneagram Part 2: Is It Even Accurate?

In the first part of this series, we looked at the history of the Enneagram. Many people are unaware of how the Enneagram was developed and how it made its way into Christian circles. We encourage you to check out “A Crash Course in the Enneagram” if you haven’t...
Enneagram Shaming is Not the Way Forward

Enneagram Shaming is Not the Way Forward

We interrupt our regularly scheduled 3-part series on the Enneagram to address some hurts that may be caused by the timing of this series. We had no idea it would turn into such a cultural moment — thanks in no small part to Jackie Hill Perry publicly announcement...
The Enneagram Part 1: A Crash Course

The Enneagram Part 1: A Crash Course

Personality assessments are often used for career advice, relationship advice, to help work environments, and for self-improvement. In recent years, the Enneagram has sky-rocketed in popularity, especially, it seems, in the evangelical church. Even prominent Christian...
Thoughts from an American Girl about American Girl®

Thoughts from an American Girl about American Girl®

I’ll never forget the Christmas I turned 9. That spring, an American Girl® catalog made its way into our mailbox. When I spied Molly with her glasses and brown fringe bangs, a staple of my 90’s girlhood, I knew I had to have her. So, my mom and I made a pact. If I...
Does Jesus Ever Talk About Homosexuality?

Does Jesus Ever Talk About Homosexuality?

I was in my mid-20s living in San Diego. I joined some people from a nearby church and went to a Pride parade to pass out water, give hugs, and hold signs saying “We are sorry the church hasn’t loved you the way Jesus would” (or something along those lines). All of a...
MBA 73: A Look at Black Lives Matters with Monique Duson

MBA 73: A Look at Black Lives Matters with Monique Duson

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Android | RSS Introduction: The idea for this episode came from one of our listeners who encountered the 13 Black Lives Matters principles in her child’s classroom. Wanting to...
Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

“They’ve started protesting.”  My son paused his channel surfing and turned up the volume. We watched in silence as a crowd of screaming women threw themselves against the doors of an Arizona courthouse. We had discussed the fallout of overturning Roe v. Wade since...
Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

For the past month, our local stores have been gradually stocking gear for the next holiday: Pride Month. Rainbows have become the pumpkin spice of late spring. Your toddler can now rock a trans rights tee-shirt. Even Mittens the cat can have an oh-so-fabulous...
Is Deconstruction the Same Thing as Doubt?

Is Deconstruction the Same Thing as Doubt?

A clip from Skillet frontman John Cooper has recently been making the rounds on social media. In it, Cooper is heard saying that “it is time to declare war on this idolatrous deconstruction Christian movement.” And just like that, the Christian community split. One...
Matthew West and the Modesty Debate

Matthew West and the Modesty Debate

In Matthew West’s latest satire song, “Modest is Hottest,” this dad of teen girls is smacked with the realization that his babies aren’t babies anymore. How should his daughters navigate the saucy side of TikTok and the pending arrival of boys at the front door? By...