Young or old, single, dating, married, divorced or widowed, we're all beloved lovers - of God and each other.
- February 13, 2011 |
Valentine's Day only comes once a year, but it can serve as a reminder that we need to continually deepen our connection with our spouses. Though you might believe you have a close, intimate marriage, there may be areas that need strengthening...
Though the female cardinal has skills equally as impressive as the male, she seems content to allow him to sing the lead, to wear the bright-red pants in the family, and to care for both her and their young.
Pets can give you a reason to get up in the morning, someone to talk to, and someone to love. According to a recent Associated Press poll, a quarter of all unmarried pet owners would choose their pet over their significant other. I wonder if that's just a sign the pet is more significant than the other?
If there is a need, children are going to fill it: whether it's physical, informational, or relational. If they're thirsty, they're going to get a drink from wherever they can find one.
This week, I wasn't my daughter's friend. But I was her advocate. And her protector.
The establishment of specific goals, combined with visual reminders of their progress, has helped our children see the bigger picture, prioritize more effectively, and make wise money decisions.
There’s a phrase that conjures up a life that’s care-free, at peace, and enjoyable. Sometimes people say they’re “just livin’ the life.” The idea is that I’m just living this unbelievably sought-after life. Of course, that’s a fantasy...
Drawing heartbreaking beauty out of the simplest of details, Ann Voskamp invites you into her grace-bathed life of farming, parenting, and writing and deeper still into your own life. In One Thousand Gifts, you will discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace.
Tired of feeling bad about your body? In her best-selling book Made to Crave, Lysa Terkeurst speaks candidly about the difficulty of learning to replace the momentary satisfaction we get from fries and chocolate cake with the eternal peace and fulfillment that only comes from God. Read the interview...
The solution to the "falling away" problem is building bridges of faith between Church + Home, empowering the people in your church to live in loving relationships with Christ all the time. Here's how.
What's most important in a church? The music? The programs? The preaching? The outreach? Every Christian assumes something is most important. What is it?
David Brainerd was one. So was Henry Martyn. Single men serving as cross-cultural missionaries. It's a short list buy almost any measure. Think about it: how many single female missionaries are on your prayer list, and how many single males missionaries?
Your kids need you to help them make faith their own and live it out fully. God wants your kids to move beyond believing to putting their faith in action. Here's how you can help your kids put faith into action...
When you're lost, having someone to lovingly lead the way back home is a wonderful blessing. That, not shaming or lecturing, is what teenagers need from their parents...
Considering homeschooling? Get ready for a wild ride!
My father's faith was inseparable from his political beliefs. He hated Communism not only because it oppressed people economically and politically, but also oppressed them spiritually.
Retrospectives on Ronald Reagan as the nation marks the centennial of his birth will touch upon every imaginable aspect of the man. I suspect, however, that the thing most integral to the man, and most consistent throughout his life -- his religious faith -- might get pushed aside.