Does political polarization litter conversations around you with relational razor blades? How can you deal—and help heal?
When I was younger, I would have told you I was a Christian. But I had no understanding of sin and what it meant to submit to Jesus.
As a new Christian, prayer didn't come easy to me. But prayer journaling helped organize my thoughts in a way I felt God could hear me.
How is Jesus good news to my friend who wonders if God is judgmental? Or my friend who doesn’t sense a need for a being bigger than himself?
I’ve always wanted to get married, but when fear of commitment takes hold of me, I find myself wondering if it’s worth the risk.
You want your small group to be a place of vulnerability, transparency, and growth. So how do you create a safe space for all these things?
Take five minutes each day for these prayers for Easter and Holy Week, to remind your family what this season’s all about.
Do we have to be perfect parents if we want our kids to find God’s peace in this life? Hardly! But we do need to point them to the One who is perfect.
Considering a Weekend to Remember but feel selfish for taking a parents getaway? Please don’t. Leaving them behind is likely worse for you than it is for them.
As a single mom, you may never find the perfect work-life balance, but you can be free from the burden of trying to do it all.
Maybe fostering isn't for you, but there's something each of us can do to support foster families. Here are five ideas to get started.
We all desire to teach our children to be better siblings, friends, and someday, adults. But how do we raise compassionate kids?
If trends continue, by 2050, 35 million youth may undergo deconversion. How can we help prevent a crisis of faith in our kids?
When God is made the focus and motivator of our lives, the revival in our homes can and will impact our corners of the world.
Want to be the spiritual leader of your family but don’t know where to start? Here are seven essentials for leading well.
Want to get married on a tight budget but still plan an unforgettable wedding? Here are three tips for planning a cheap wedding.
When mentees exhausted from wedding prep wonder if marriage is actually necessary, be ready with a few critical truths about its purpose and beauty.
Raising a special-needs child has an ongoing effect on your marriage. Be sure not to let it override your marriage in a way that causes it to crumble.
We know what you're arguing about. Grab pointers to deal with the issues nagging your marriage and how to approach conflict like a pro.
It’s one thing when your home is filled with fighting. But if things are just okay? How do you work on your marriage when your spouse won’t?
As I start another new year without my husband, I will strive to live in light of what grief has taught me about the fleeting nature of life.
Your relationship with your college kid may change as they grow. So here are five things they may need on Christmas break.
Need a low-stress way to keep the holiday fun while still focusing on the meaning of Christmas? We’ve got you covered with this family Christmas countdown.
If you're looking to take your next date-night convo to the next level, try out these 25 questions to ask your spouse.
One of the most stressful aspects of blended family life is the relationship between a stepparent and stepkids. Here are four tips to help you manage the emotions you feel.
From "I do," there will be forces trying to pull you and your spouse apart. Fight the drift by focusing on intentional, quality time.
Ever shared your faith? Hard to do it if you're not ready. Author Matt Smethurst primes you for the moment someone’s open toward your hope.
In FamilyLife’s newest Christian podcast, Shelby Abbott discusses music, Scripture, and raising the bar for his young-adult listeners.
A godly home isn’t a perfect place but a place where others sense the influence of Christ. Here are 30 traits that help define it.
Godly homes are where imperfect families rely on God’s grace to be faithful reflections of Him in the way they relate to others.