©2019 by Rebecca McLaughlin.

August 22, 2019

I enjoyed being interviewed about my book by Dan Darling from the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.  You can listen to the conversation here.

August 15, 2019

Back in April, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Nancy Guthrie for her "Help me teach the Bible" Gospel Coalition Podcast. The podcast is now live. You can listen to it here!

June 28, 2019

Today, Confronting Christianity was featured in the TED Talks Summer Reading List!

Last week, I was delighted to hear from MIT professor and TED speaker Rosalind Picard that she had submitted Confronting Christianity to TED's "giant summer reading list: 151 books to div...

June 7, 2019

I had the privilege of writing for Desiring God on why I believe we're at a tipping point. You can read the original piece here.

I have waited my whole life to read The Lord of the Rings to my kids. Last night, we hit my favorite scene, in which the shield-maiden Éowyn...

April 9, 2019

When it comes to giving reasons for our faith, we Christians are playing far too defensive a game.

We’ve believed that Christianity is declining. It isn’t. We’ve assumed Christianity can’t stand up in the university. It can. Too many of us think Christianity is threaten...

January 7, 2019

I wrote this review for Christianity Today. You can read it on their site here, or below.

Last month, Harvard psychologist and atheist public intellectual Steven Pinker posted this provocative tweet: “As any Jew knows, there is controversy (to put it mildly) over whethe...

December 22, 2018

I wrote this piece for Desiring God.  You can read it on their site here or below.

It’s easy to sentimentalize the Christmas story. A newborn babe, angelic songs, a guiding star — the scene lights up our winter nights and warms our weary hearts. But when Herod orders th...

September 23, 2018

I wrote this article the week after my son was born.  Desiring God was gracious enough to publish it last week.  You can read it here or below.

Last month I gave birth to my third child. It was the painful peeling back of twenty-first century comforts tha...

August 27, 2018

This piece was first published by The Well - InterVarsity's ministry to women in the academy and professions - but it applies as much to men as to women!

Rosaria Butterfield is no standard-issue, pastor’s wife, stay-at-home mom. She came to Christ as an English professo...

July 26, 2018

“Do you know how much more attractive debt-free virgins (without tattoos) are to young men?” 

So begins a recent and now widely quoted blog post by Christian author Lori Alexander. I’m sure she wrote these words with love, seeking to give women good advice.  I'm sure,...

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