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Interview: A New Guild Aims to Equip Women and Amplify Orthodoxy
An interview with Pelican Project members Karen Swallow Prior, Kristie Anyabwile, and Tish Harrison Warren. Two years ago, Karen Swallow Prior started fielding phone calls from women who all expressed the same desire: to find community among women united in their orthodox belief. “I kept...
The Uncertain Future of Pro-Life Democrats
Mixed results in the 2018 midterms leave questions on partisan strategy over abortion. Some pro-life Democrats insisted that the only way their party would bring a “blue wave” in the midterms was if it wooed disenchanted Republican voters—including evangelicals—with...
Pepperdine Student, Cal Lutheran Grad Among California Shooting Victims
“Our students are resilient, but the burden is great.” Two California Christian colleges are mourning losses after a deadly shooting at a country and western dance hall last night. A Pepperdine University freshman and a recent alumnus of California Lutheran University were among the 11...
Making Room at Your Table for International Students
Jesus taught his followers that welcoming strangers is the equivalent to welcoming him. The U.S. Lausanne Committee, also known as the Mission America Coalition (MAC), recently concluded its annual national gathering in Dallas, Texas. During the gathering, President/CEO Nick Hall announced...
Interview: Four-Star General: Military More Cautious About Faith
General Roger Brady (USAF, Ret.) thinks soldiers are becoming more religious but the armed forces are more uncertain about religious expression. The issue of religious tolerance has created challenging times for the United States military. All the service branches are trying to protect the...
Her Prayers Helped Pull Me Out of Occult-Fueled Madness
While I plunged further into darkness, a middle-school classmate kept lifting me up to God. I started walking in the valley of the shadow of death at a very young age. In first grade, I became aware of something: What you see is not all there is. The spiritual world was real to me, even as a...
The First Female Evangelists
Mary Magdalene and the woman at the well couldn’t help but share their good news. We each have our notions about who is and who is not an evangelist. People like Billy Graham, who filled arenas, come to mind. Or perhaps we think of the person who first shared the gospel with us. Bold people....
Respect and Humility: A Close Encounter with Those of Another Faith
People are drawn to Jesus with our actions—that is, when we are not condescending and arrogant. A few weeks ago, I was outside doing yard work. Seemingly out of nowhere, two ladies appeared in front of my garage. One of them quickly said, “We were going to knock at your door, but...
Our Exchange Team Is Amazing: The People Behind the Exchange
When I write something on The Exchange, someone else has almost always helped. I read a tweet recently from Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, commenting on our new data, but also on my work output. He wrote: "Side note I am starting to believe @edstetzer is the name of a collective rather than an...
We're Equipping the Church to Address Sexual Violence and Harassment
Next month, join Beth Moore, Max Lucado, Eugene Cho, and others as we begin to address #MeToo and #ChurchToo in our congregations. Churches have struggled with how to address sexual abuse, harassment, and more. Many leaders, attendees, and pastors alike find themselves living in the aftermath of...
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