the friday features: august 5, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You’re Feeling A Little too Fabulous and/or A Little Snarky: Woman Returns From Conference Deeply Convicted Of How Awesome She Is by The Babylon Bee

For the Pastors, the Curious, and Those Who Like Right Answers: An Unschooled (and Uncreative) Church by Barnabas Piper for The Blazing Center

For When You See the Words “White Privilege” on Facebook: 3 Reasons Why Christians Should Talk about Race on Social Media by Me for iBelieve

For the Politically Engaged or Exhausted: The Campaign for Character by Sharon Hodde Miller

For When You’re Longing for Eternity: The Lord’s Supper Is a Rehearsal Dinner by Derek Rishmawy for The Local Church (Christianity Today)

For The Sinners & the Singers: Let’s Sing the Beauty of Confession by Sandra McCracken for The Gospel Coalition

For When You’re Seeking Community (and/or Loving Literary Fiction): A Common Quest: Searching for Belonging in Emma Cline’s The Girls by Me for Christ and Pop Culture

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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the friday features: july 29, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You Just Can’t with the RNC/DNC Anymore: Which Came First: Bad Politicians or TV Shows About Bad Politicians? by Kaitlyn Schiess for Christ and Pop Culture

For the Sad Girls: Why Do These White Women Look So Sad? by Laura Barcella for Pacific Standard

For When You’re Saying Peace Out to the Mommy Wars: The 5 Truths Stay-at-Home and Working Moms Can Agree On by Katelyn Beaty for Her.Meneutics at Christianity Today

For the Burb Dwellers: Suburbanites, I Need You! by Ashley Hales

For When Your Kid Asks Where Babies Come From: 5 Lessons My Parents Taught Me About Sexuality by Jaquelle Crowe for The Gospel Coalition

For the People with Open Arms, and Those Who Need Arms Opened to Them: When Honesty Is Our Invitation by Alia Joy Hagenbach for Grace Table

For When You’re Feeling Like an “Intimidating” Woman or are Intimidated by a Woman (and/or When You Need a Laugh): 9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women by Sarah Cooper for The Cooper Review

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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the friday features: july 22, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You’re Thinking about the 16-Year-Olds in Your Life: A space for struggle, an answer of hope: The kind of culture churches really need by Alan Noble for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission

For The Parents Staring at Athletic Sign-Up Forms: The Youth Sports Myth: You Owe It to Your Child by Margot Starbuck for Today’s Christian Woman

For When You’re Writing: God Will Give You the Words, So Don’t Steal These by Lore Ferguson Wilbert for Her.Meneutics at Christianity Today

For the Curious: What’s It Like to See Ideas as Shapes? by Alissa Greenberg for The Atlantic

For When You’re Struggling to Act: Just Hang the Darn Curtains by Bronwyn Lea

For the Souls Tempted to Shrink Back: Don’t Hide Behind “The Gospel” by Barnabas Piper for The Blazing Center

For When You’re Thinking about Gender Roles: Katelyn Beaty: Despite the Cost, I’m Proud to Be an ‘Intimidating’ Woman for The Calling at Christianity Today (this one is a brief article + an excellent podcast)

For the Stalling and/or Anxious: For the One Who Procrastinates by Heather Caliri

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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the friday features: june 3, 2016.

Friday Features

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You’re Thinking about Motherhood, because You are a Mom, or because You Love a Mom: Why I’m Framing My Ph.D above the Changing Table by Ashley Hales for She Loves Magazine

For the Listening: Oreos and the Image of God by Marvia Davison for The Mudroom

For When You’re Fearful: Fear Not by Ryan Hoselton for Christianity Today

For the Busy: The Frustration of Slowing Down by Mason King for The Village Blog

For When You’re Single, or Care about Someone Who Is: The Single Sessions: An Interview with Ashley Gillman by Lindsey Nobles

For the Lovers and/or Skeptics of Christian Music: The Sun is Always Shining in Modern Christian Pop by Leah Libresco for Five Thirty Eight

For When the Clock Keeps Beating You: Can You Cure Chronic Lateness? by Li Zhou for The Atlantic

For The Voters: Voting for Donald Trump Is Not the Only Conservative Option by Alan Noble for Christ and Pop Culture

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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the friday features: april 28, 2016.


The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You Have Target and/or Boycotter Induced Anxiety: Christians Can Hold Their Bladders and Still Shop at Target by Aaron Wilson for Christianity Today

For Artists Who Are People Too. (So, All Artists.): Lifting the Veil by Karen Swallow Prior for The Mudroom

For When Beyonce Teaches Us a Thing or Two about the Experience of Black WomenMaking Lemonade by Austin Channing

For the Table Flippers: How a Texas Church Drove out the Predatory Loan Industry by James Addis for The Local Church

For When You’re Headed to the Movies: “The Jungle Book” and the Doctrine of Adoption by Russell Moore

For the Mother’s Day Observers: It’s a Mother’s Day Giveaway by Me

For When Social Media is Giving You Hives: The Nine Types of Christians You Need on Facebook by Stephen Altrogge for The Blazing Center

For the Foodies: We Are What We Eat by Erin Straza for Christ and Pop Culture

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,
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