Rachel Joy Welcher

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Rachel Joy Welcher has her B.A. in writing, spent a summer studying at Oxford and is currently getting her MLitt. in theology at The University of St. Andrews. She is a teacher, a published poet ("Blue Tarp," Finishing Line Press) and writes poetry and essays on theology for magazines such as The Gospel Coalition and Fathom. You can<a href="https://twitter.com/racheljwelcher" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?

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How Purity Culture Rhetoric Can Teach Men to Devalue Women

In purity rhetoric for men, women are often depicted as damsels in distress, but also…

3 Lies About Sexual Assault the Church Must Stop Perpetuating

Editor’s note: The story first ran last October. The past few weeks, we’ve seen real…

The ‘Image of God’ in an Age of Sexual Assault

Reject Apathy / Worldview 3 lies the Church must stop perpetuating. Share Facebook 2,969 Twitter…

How to Actually Help a Friend Who’s Grieving

Some grief isn’t Facebook-appropriate. It doesn’t wear black or take personal days. When a friend…

The #LiveAuthentic Lie

There is a trend sweeping today’s Christian culture that is filled with mountains, streams and…