Find me in these places

The Gospel Coalition

When He Feels Far Off
Don’t Drink the Dirty Water
Who Will Teach the Women Who Want to be Taught
Discerning Gluttons
Doubt Your Doubts
Jesus Has Not Left the Building
Leadership is Lonely
Hospitality on Tap
Designing to Draw Attention
Increase Their Joy: three ways to encourage pastors

Christianity Today

To the Christian Men & Women Debating Yoga Pants
Dating by Q&A
Church: Set Up Your Singles
Beautiful Beyond Our Control
Missional Living Doesn’t Wait for Marriage
Why Singles Belong in Church Leadership
Beyond the Echo Chamber on Gender Roles

Deeper Church

Some of Our Parts
The Saintly Sinners of Evangelicalism
Shoots and Shrubs, Sin and Stories
Shake and Burn
Closed Up With Flesh
A Beautiful Thing in a Broken World
Mark Driscoll isn’t My Pastor
When You Don’t Get What You Expected
A Long Wait in a Long Direction
What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do
Bearing the Weight of Thirty Blackbirds or More

Council for Biblical Manhood & Womanhood

Happy Mothers Day, Singles
Sexual Temptation and the Single
Singles and the Church: An Interview

Lifeway Leaders

Giving Singles Land to Till
Five Best Books for Women


Divorce and the Good of the Children

Gospel Centered Discipleship

Three Reasons I may or May Not Follow You on Twitter
The Pornified Mind and the Glory of God
Women Teaching in the Church

Faith Life Blog

Why You Should Get Unbusy
Who God Is

Single Roots

Every Single Season
Navigating the Friend Zone
Are You a No Girl?
What if Bearing Fruit Meant Turning Off Your iPhone



Writing for you

Thanks for your curiosity about my writing. I love writing for various publications, and welcome your queries for guest blogging and articles.

Please familiarize yourself with Sayable, check out the archives and utilize the tags. If there’s a published post you’re interested in using for your blog or publication, please email me and we can talk!

If you’re wondering if I can write something especially for your blog or publication, please email me about that as well—I’d love to hear your thoughts and see if I can make it work.

Editing/Reading for you

I get a lot of requests to read and/or edit blogs and pieces. Let me tell you a little secret about most writers:

We’re terrible editors. Yup! We’re darn good at putting words out there, but we’re not so great at pulling them back. E.B. White (of Elements of Style, and yes, Charlotte’s Web) famously said “Omit needless words” and I’ll tell you the only secret of good editing I know: obey him. Self-edit your work by combing through for unnecessary words, you’d be surprised at how tight this will make your final piece.

That said, if you send me a piece, I’ll read it. I promise I’ll read it. I might not be able to get back to you with my thoughts, but I promise I’ll read it!


“Lore Ferguson is a writer I’ve watched and read for years, a writer with this fresh,
singular voice that is as muscular as it is exquisite. A rare, authentic wonder in the

Ann Voskamp, author of New York Times Bestseller, One Thousand Gifts and blogger
at A Holy Experience


“Lore Ferguson stares straight into the truth of things and writes what she sees, with her
heart ever searching for the redemption that comes after brokenness, the dawn that breaks
after the tormented night. By not flinching from the heartbreak of a broken world, she is
able to give readers a truly hopeful picture of beauty springing from ashes.”

Tony Woodlief, author of Somewhere More Holy, columnist for Wall Street Journal,
New York Times, World Magazine, writer for Image Journal, and blogger at Sand in the


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