Fighting Skunks With Bacon
There can be a lot of rottenness in the world. At times, it’s so obvious and undeniable it’s nearly enough to knock you for a loop.
Unless You’re Weeping for This, the Church Will Weep with You
What’s the answer for the many who suffer quietly in the supposed safe place for the hurting–the church–yet go without the comfort of others?
How to Stay Christian at a Christian College
Christian college isn’t a guarantee that students will keep the faith. A thriving relationship with God doesn’t happen simply by immersion.
5 Reasons Your Student Shouldn’t Go On a Mission Trip
The nations are in desperate need of the gospel. The” least of these” are hurting, hungry, thirsty, unclothed, and homeless. The solution? Not my teen!
Do You Feel Abandoned by God?
The first two years of widowhood, God seemed distant and silent. Then I discovered the problem.
What Singles Want Marrieds to Know
Here are some tips for engaging with and loving the singles around you well.
9 Tips for Leading a Small-Group Study
Facilitating a small group study enhances your own embracing of the material, your relationship with God, and your heart for ministering to others.
We Moved Our Family and Changed Their World
One day David and his wife, Meg, realized they wanted their family to see that the world is a more diverse place than what they were experiencing.
Finding Your Way Back to the Church After Sexual Abuse
How can the victim of sexual abuse trust the body of Christ again? How can we go back to any church body? Why should we even try?
Why Take Your Kids to Church?
Nap schedules, feedings, teething, separation anxiety, sickness, sports – when kids are young, it seems easier to stay home. Is going to church worth it?
Nobody Liked My Tweet! Searching for Significance in the World of Social Media
People spend hours tweaking their digital persona in a search for significance. Yet is social media the best place to look?
Why Does God Allow Suffering?
These basic principles will help you and your family understand the biblical reasons for tragedy.
The People in My Neighborhood
My morning strolls did more than help me lose weight; they helped me learn valuable lessons about life.
A New Year’s Resolution List for Every Mom
Here’s to giving your best to God—and your family—in the year ahead.
The Unexpected Christmas Gift
The real unexpected gift wasn’t the money or groceries, but an increase in our faith.
When You Don’t Feel Like Giving Thanks
Thanksgiving can be a difficult reminder of the struggles we face, but there is comfort in the promises to come.
Bill Cosby and Our Secret Selves
Like so many, I groaned at the disparity: Perfect, hilarious TV family. Lurid, devastating real life.
Gratefulness for the Small Things … Like Water and Electricity
We are completely dependent on our all-powerful God, who generously gives us every gift we possess.
I noted something refreshingly real about Princess Eugenie’s choice of gown. From the front, she showed she was a princess. From the back, she showed she was a person like the rest of us.
The Importance of a Moms’ Ministry in Your Church
Ministering to this group can be instrumental in reaching everyone in the home.
Ministering to Parents in Your Church
A creative way to connect with couples early in their parenting journey and establish a loving, caring relationship.
Living in the Smile of the Father
Achieving success starts with knowing you have your father’s approval.
Living Within the Limits
Difficulties should push us toward God’s Word, not toward redefining the rules.
Looking for Awesome in All the Wrong Places
God created us with a capacity for awe. Where you look for it will shape the direction of your life.
Loving the Prodigal Who Seems to Hate You
The way we love sinful people must be patterned after the rugged love God has for us.
No Cinderella Story
Life is no fairy tale of magic formulas, but instead it requires walking by faith.
Obeying God Even When You Don’t Feel Like It
It is only as my view of Him increases that I will be more able to view my issues with a proper perspective.