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October 23, 2013 By CBMW Guest
  The Story: “Charlotte Church: Young stars forced to be ‘hypersexualized'” as reported by The Christian Institute. The Lead:  “The singer, now 27, said young female artists were routinely ‘coerced into sexually demonstrative behaviour in order to hold on to their careers’. “In a feature for the Daily Record newspaper, a former music magazine editor said artists...
July 30, 2013 By Courtney Reissig
  By Courtney Reissig In a recent post on the Q Ideas blog, Rachel Held Evans tackles the ever popular (or unpopular) topic of modesty. After presenting varying spectrums of the modesty discussion, she comes to this conclusion:  “And so biblical modesty isn’t about managing the sexual impulses of other people; it’s about cultivating humility,...
July 23, 2013 By CBMW Guest
  By Nikki Daniel Just when you think you’re getting along great with your Christian friends, an intense disagreement erupts. Yes, you know this war well. You’ve seen it on blogs, Twitter, and Facebook. You’ve heard gossip concerning the topic. You’ve gossiped yourself about it.  It’s (dun, dun, DUUUN!), the Modesty War. We all have...
May 22, 2013 By CBMW Guest
By Kimm Crandall (Editor’s Note: This continues a series of posts on modesty we will share throughout the summer from various perspectives.) I made myself a pair of cut-offs before heading to the beach last week, only this time I cut them to hit a whole four inches above my knee. Gasp! Scandalous, I know!...
May 21, 2013 By CBMW Guest
By Gloria Furman I’ve never read an entire book devoted to the subject of modesty, but I’ve read several articles and chapters on the subject. These articles and chapters focused on things like bathing suits, movies, wedding dresses, and lipstick. And none of the articles ever began like this book does: “In the pages that...
May 14, 2013 By Courtney Reissig
By Courtney Reissig The dawn of summer is nearly upon us and so with it comes the dreaded discussion of modesty. Few things are more unpopular in our everyday conversations like modesty. Yet, every year it is bound to come up in some capacity. I remember my brother talking to a girl about modesty in...