Weekend Wisdom on Biblical Womanhood, Repentance, & More

How Jesus Makes a Woman Bold

“Motherhood put me in a spiritually lethargic mindset,” Jen Brodgon admits. “I began to see my home as a comfortable cottage where I could retreat from many of the hard things God calls his people to do.” Can you relate? Have the comforts of this world lulled you to sleep from the uncomfortable—but eternal—things of the Kingdom? Here’s how we can fight lethargy with hope in God. Read this post.

Raising Daughters Beyond Stereotypes

In this nine-minute Gospel Coalition podcast, Jen Wilkin tackles this question: “How can Christian parents raise daughters to look beyond stereotypes and embrace the strength and dignity that are their spiritual heritage and biblical calling?” Listen to this episode.

Sexual Assault and the Scandal of Repentance

“Once upon a time, Hollywood elites winked and nodded at those who were well known for their brazenness. But no more. The dynamic has shifted.” How should we respond? Trevin Wax says Christians should respond with the scandalous power of the gospel. “The rugged grace that flows from the cross does not minimize sin or redefine wickedness; it floods the cavernous heart and washes away our stains.” Read this post.

Top 17 Books of 2017

’Tis the season to sip hot chocolate, build a blanket-nest, and start reading that stack of books you’ve heard good things about all year. If you’re not sure where to begin, Tony Reinke has assembled a collection of the year’s best Christian nonfiction books, “all lumped together and ranked by [his] scientifically subjective algorithm of intuition.” Topics include singleness and marriage, politics and society, memoirs, commentaries, and more. Check out his selections.

The 'Wedding Cake Case' and Religious Freedom

In terms of religious liberty, there has been no recent case nearly so important as Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Discussing the case on The Briefing, Dr. Albert Mohler said, “We are talking about a case that presents some of the most basic questions about religious liberty in that inevitable collision with the sexual revolution—and not only religious liberty, but freedom of speech as well.” Listen to this episode.

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Katie Laitkep

Katie Laitkep

Katie Laitkep is a hospital teacher, a seminary student, and a Lyme patient living in Texas, where God continuously sustains her through Scripture, dry shampoo, and Mexican food. She blogs her journey through medical treatment at www.apatientprocess.com with the hope that her words will be a picture of the Lord’s perfect faithfulness in chronic pain; for even in suffering, God is good.

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