Catherine Parks believes that trust has to be established before a person can truly open up to another, and this applies to marriage. Ultimately our security must come from Christ, and not what others think.
Catherine Parks reveals the surprising secret to deeper relationships. Parks tells what happens when we decide to get real about our sin through repentance and confession.
Chelsea was beautiful and barren, born without a uterus and forever unable to conceive. Could any man really love her?
At first I found the KonMari tidying method to be humorous. But my husband says it’s attractive to him when I clean and organize our home.
The #MeToo movement is a cultural conversation that exposes rampant sexual abuse. Shaunti Feldhahn talks about the ramifications of the broad cultural awareness of sexual abuse in various corners of society.
Juli Slattery and Michelle Hill engage in a lively discussion about sexuality. Slattery coaches mothers how to talk to their daughters about sex.
Juli Slattery and Michelle Hill talk about sexuality as it relates to singleness. Hill, who is single, talks honestly about being single in a sex-crazed culture.
Lee Wolfe Blum struggled with an eating disorder for over 10 years. Blum shares the stories of several women who rose above their circumstances and relied on the Lord for His courage to live bravely.
Lee Wolfe Blum remembers her youth and the powerful, damaging message, "you don't matter." Blum encourages women to be authentic in the midst of struggles.
Barbara Rainey, Karen Loritts, Mary Kassian, Holly Elliff, and Carolyn McCulley talk about the value of mentoring.
Barbara Rainey explains that if you are a Christ follower, the Holy Spirit is enough for your tomorrows because He lives in you. Are you listening to His voice?
Whether you are experiencing a sunny day or storm clouds, Barbara Rainey wants to remind you that God is in control.
All of us have a past that includes good, bad, and ugly. How do you reconcile pain and suffering with a good God? Barbara Rainey talks about a God who is not "safe," and how Jesus is enough.
What should a woman's attitude be toward her home? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey open the Scriptures to Titus 2 to see what Paul has to say about a woman's role in the home.
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey address a topic that is rarely discussed in the church-gossip and slander.
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Barbara Rainey talk about mentoring. Nancy reflects on her family of origin and how she yearned to be used by God from an early age.
Barbara Rainey, Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Robert Lewis, and Courtney Reissig give examples of the core callings that help define the purpose of biblical womanhood.
God created us in His image. Barbara Rainey, Mary Kassian, Carolyn McCulley, Courtney Reissig, and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth expound on the foundation for biblical femininity.
Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird talk about what it means to be a Christian woman in a sexualized culture.
Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird recall their adventure into fashion modeling. What they discovered inside the modeling business made them both decide to walk away forever, with their standards intact.
Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird explain why they don't allow the culture to define who they are, but look to the Scriptures to help them fulfill their roles as nurturers, helpers, and life-givers.
It’s hard not to have control, and one thing that we can’t ever determine is what lies ahead.
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth talks about an exciting new event called "Cry Out For Revival" by Revive Our Hearts. Nancy invites women to cry out to God together in prayer for our broken world.
Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates give some helpful suggestions for embracing the empty nest stage of life.
Barbara Rainey and Susan Yates recall how they felt when they first entered this confusing, liberating, and emotion-packed stage of life called the empty nest.
Karen Ehman and Nicole Unice, former controllers, discuss how parenting is all about training your children to make wise choices and eventually working yourself out of a job.
At home, who gets their way most of the time? Is it you or your spouse? Author Karen Ehman and Nicole Unice share from their life experiences of letting go of control.
Nicole Unice and Karen Ehman believe that the root of control is fear or pride. Husbands can help their wives to put life in context and encourage them to be okay with less than perfect.
Wounds leave scars. Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about her ongoing healing from sexual abuse, which included forgiving her abuser.
Sexual abuse survivor Nicole Braddock Bromley recalls the moment when she told her mother about being sexually abused by her stepfather.
Nicole Braddock Bromley talks about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather over the course of 10 years.
Priscilla Shirer reflects on a few of the resolutions that build contentment and joy into a woman's life and those of her family.
Priscilla Shirer challenges women to embrace this season of life, whatever that may be, and resist the urge to hurry through today.
When we experience failures and defeats, it's tempting to walk away. Priscilla Shirer says that's the moment when Christ often shows up and uses our defeat as a pulpit to proclaim His glory.
Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards describe what organic mentoring is: a natural, less contrived relationship where one woman listens, encourages, and builds up the other.
Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards encourage women to be attentive to the mentoring opportunities around them, and to forget the idea that mentoring has to be structured.
Barbara Neumann and Dr. Sue Edwards encourage women to forget everything they thought they knew about mentoring in order to minister to a younger generation.
Cancer doesn't just affect cancer patients, but also those who love them. Wife and mother of three Vivian Mabuni takes us through her breast cancer journey from beginning to end.
Cancer is no respecter of persons. Cancer survivor Vivian Mabuni recalls how she reacted when she received the faith-rattling diagnosis of breast cancer.
Courtney Reissig recalls her courtship with her husband, Daniel. Although she'd left feminism behind, Courtney tells how difficult it was to follow her husband early in their marriage.
Author Courtney Reissig explains that to most feminists, equality equals sameness. Reissig shares how God changed her from a staunch feminist to a Bible-believing wife and mother.
Growing up, Courtney Reissig believed she could do anything boys could do and tried her hardest to prove it. Courtney tells how God gradually changed her heart.
Have you been listening to Satan's lies? Author Marian Jordan Ellis cautions women everywhere not to swallow Satan's bait and believe the lies he's been peddling since Creation began.
Author Marian Jordan Ellis once felt like God could never love a girl like her. And then she met the Savior. Marian sounds the call to single women who are tired of giving in to sexual temptation.
Marian Jordan Ellis recalls the futile attempts in her youth to find the love she longed for. Marian tells how her sinful lifestyle left her empty and filled with shame, till she met Jesus Christ.
Author Carolyn McCulley takes a closer look the Proverbs 31 woman, and asks women to consider why they do what they do, and not just where they do it.
Carolyn McCulley was a feminist when she came to know Christ. But her ideas about work and family changed as she studied the Bible. Carolyn, addresses the issues related to women and the workplace.
The story of Mary of Nazareth illustrates that true identity is not found in a job, a spouse, a child, a position, or a possession.
Sometimes the only way to fill an empty spot left by an old affection is to replace it with a greater affection. Dannah Gresh encourages those who feel spiritually dry a to immerse themselves in the Scriptures.
Author Dannah Gresh talks about our natural tendency to look for things other than God to fill us, and reminds us that those things, including relationships, can easily become idols if we're not careful.