By Lore Ferguson Somewhere in my mid-twenties my virginity became a source of embarrassment for me, and I wasn’t surprised. I was one of few in my community (married or single) who had maintained that single shred of chastity. My ...

By Courtney Reissig The topic of women in the church is often debated in our evangelical circles. Whenever people bring up the subject the inevitable questions quickly arise: What can women do? What can’t women do? Should women teach ...

By Lindsey Carlson I have never felt like an older thirty-two-year-old than I have this week. Yes, ladies above 32, you may commence eye-rolling. Having the chance to fellowship with a bride too young to have celebrated her first ...

By Rondi Lauterbach Editor’s Note: Part One of this post (Embracing Our Limits) appeared a couple of weeks ago. ************************************************** Do you tend to say “yes” to every opportunity that comes your ...

By RuthAnne Irvin Editor’s Note: The following story is a continuation of our series telling the narratives of young complementarians. We want to show how complementarianism impacts the lives of people directly, through their ...

We would love for you to take a moment and watch this video introduction of the ESV Women’s Devotional Bible. The Bible features 365 devotionals from over 50 women as well as articles. If you’d like to learn more click on ...

By Jasmine Baucham Marriage is not promised to you. This thought, meant to refocus my mind on the providence of God, often made me quake. Because I’m what’s commonly known as a control freak. And the fact that the duration ...

  By Christel Humfrey More and more I hear that women need to love themselves more. In the surrounding culture, we hear slogans like “you’re enough” and “believe in yourself.” In all of this focus on the ...

By Rondi Lauterbach   It’s that time of year—commitment time. When someone asks you to be team mom, or teach third grade Sunday School another year, what is your knee jerk response? Are you overwhelmed? Or do you jump at the ...

By Nikki Daniel That far too familiar feeling comes over her heart again.  She’s exhausted beyond words and has given of herself from before the sun woke until the brisk cold of night settled in.  Her precious children, her cozy ...

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