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5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

A Twitter post caught my eye a while back from a brother in Christ who was fed up with his church’s take on biblical manhood. Manhood, it was implied, was a burly trinity of plaid, football, and Clint Eastwood. As if the lost 11th commandment was: Thine beard...
An Argument for Silence

An Argument for Silence

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!  Psalm 46:10 (NLT) As a middle-aged woman trying to maintain some measure of physical health, I like to walk the two-mile loop around my neighborhood as many days a...
Who Was Muhammad? (Islam: Part 2)

Who Was Muhammad? (Islam: Part 2)

In my first article about Islam (read it here), I gave you a crash course in Islam, but in order to have a full understanding of Islam, we should spend some time discussing its founder and prophet, Muhammad. You’ve probably heard of him, but who was he exactly? He was...
Confessions of a Former Christian Snowflake

Confessions of a Former Christian Snowflake

Back when most of us were still in diapers, there was a trial that made some buzz on the eastern Tennessee nightly news. A parent had been flipping through her children’s classroom readers when some of the material made her conservative Spidey senses tingle. No, it...
MBA 12: An Honest Talk About Mom Guilt

MBA 12: An Honest Talk About Mom Guilt

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSMom guilt: the tendency for moms to feel guilty for taking any kind of break for themselves, even though breaks are vital for emotional, intellectual and spiritual health. I can’t...