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Why Rachel Held Evans Meant So Much To So Many

The popular Christian writer, who died Saturday, knew that asking questions wasn’t anathema to faith. What will we do without her?

Laura Turner • 3 months ago

“Girl, Wash Your Face” Is A Massive Best-Seller With A Dark Message

In her hugely popular book, Rachel Hollis asks women to interrogate the lies they’ve believed about themselves. But what about the ones she’s telling?

Laura Turner • 9 months ago

The Joel Osteen Fiasco Says A Lot About American Christianity

The backlash against Lakewood Church’s response to Tropical Storm Harvey speaks to a larger powder keg of resentment directed at evangelical Christianity in the United States right now.

Laura Turner • One year ago

There’s A Christian Alternative To Health Insurance, But It's Not For Everyone

For a growing number of Christians in the US, faith-based health care sharing ministries seem like the perfect alternative to an expensive, volatile insurance marketplace. But there may be serious drawbacks for some members — and for everyone else.

Laura Turner • 2 years ago

I Was Pregnant, And Then I Wasn’t

In the aftermath of a miscarriage, the loss of someone I never knew has been more devastating than I could have imagined.

Laura Turner • 2 years ago

Fireworks And Brimstone: The Personal God Of Katy Perry

The pop star's Pentecostalism asserts that God plays an intimate role in every decision she makes, no matter how large or small.

Laura Turner • 4 years ago

Beyoncé And Jay Z Show How Sexy Christian Marriage Can Be

The Bible teaches us to delight in our spouses. That's just what the Carters are doing.

Laura Turner • 5 years ago