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Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty

Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure? Based on the numbers, evangelical moms should be the happiest on the block. During a cultural moment when American mothers are feeling the acute tension around balancing their roles and responsibilities, evangelicals […]

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God Hates Abuse

There’s more to the scriptural picture behind “I hate divorce.” I have never recommended or prescribed divorce. How could I as a minister of the Gospel? The Bible makes clear the way in which God views divorce. I have on more than one occasion counseled and aided women in leaving an abusive husband. -Paige Patterson […]

Christian Life

Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty

Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure? Based on the numbers, evangelical moms should be the happiest on the block. During a cultural moment when American mothers are feeling the acute tension around balancing their roles and responsibilities, evangelicals […]

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Families Who Cross the Border Together Won’t Stay Together

Christian immigration advocates critique a new policy that separates children from asylum-seeking parents from Central America. Family unity is among the biggest factors for American evangelicals advocating for immigration reform; it comes up in almost every statement, prayer, and open letter rallying believers around the cause. And it continues to prove a major concern, as […]

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Families Who Cross the Border Together Won’t Stay Together

Christian immigration advocates critique a new policy that separates children from asylum-seeking parents from Central America. Family unity is among the biggest factors for American evangelicals advocating for immigration reform; it comes up in almost every statement, prayer, and open letter rallying believers around the cause. And it continues to prove a major concern, as […]

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Stop Apologizing for Apologetics

But it might be time for it to grow up. In an episode of the second season of the Netflix series Stranger Things, the four junior-high heroes of the hit series dress up as characters from Ghostbusters for Halloween. In their ghost-fighting jumpsuits with blasting packs on their back, they quickly realize they have, quite […]

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Southern Baptist Women Launch Petition Against Paige Patterson

Controversy over past remarks leads Southwestern Seminary to announce special board meeting. A growing group of Southern Baptist women called for Paige Patterson to be removed as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) on Sunday, due to what they claimed was his “unbiblical view of authority, womanhood, and sexuality.” Patterson, one of the most […]

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Paige Patterson Apologizes ‘Especially to Women’

Southern Baptist seminary president acknowledges “inappropriate” and “hurtful” remarks. Paige Patterson, the Southern Baptist leader under fire for his past comments regarding women, issued an apology today. “I wish to apologize to every woman who has been wounded by anything I have said that was inappropriate or that lacked clarity,” said Patterson, president of Southwestern […]