Sarah Hamaker

Christian Post Contributor

American Heritage Girls Fills Scouting Void

When the Boy Scouts of America voted last month to allow gay scouts to serve openly in their organization, Patti Garibay, founder and executive director of the American Heritage Girls, knew what she had to do: sever ties with BSA. Since 2009, the Cincinnati-based AHG had been the official sister organization of the Boy Scouts, but the decision to change its membership policy meant the Christian scouting organization had to officially dissolve its association.

Hundreds Converge for Christian Fiction Writers Event

Nearly 700 published and unpublished authors, agents, editors and other publishing representatives are descending on St. Louis for the 10th annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference. For a group that began life as the American Christian Romance Writers 11 years ago, a decade convention milestone is one that has founders and current leadership reflecting on the past and looking ahead to the future of Christian fiction.

Christian Women Taking Back 'Feminism'

A new kind of feminist is on the rise, one that embraces Christianity and a calling in politics, the boardroom or social causes. Led by women like Sarah Palin and Rep. Michele Bachmann, these conservative Christians are taking a fresh approach to feminism.

Americans' Declining Urge to Marry

Non-family households have risen an astonishingly high percentage – 390 percent – in the last 50 years. Why should we care if married couples with or without children have decreased so significantly?

Tyndale House Launches eBook Publishing Initiative

In mid-May, sales of electronic books climbed past both hardcover and paperback book sales at Amazon.com for the first time. To capitalize on that momentum, in July, Tyndale House Publishers will release four fiction and one nonfiction titles direct-to-ebook under its Digital First program.

Baja Fresh CEO Talks Faith, Reality TV

David Kim, head of Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, eschews the spotlight, preferring to let others bask in the glory, which makes it all the more surprising that he went incognito on the CBS show “Undercover Boss”