aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, Bible verses, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.


Christian Living Resources, Bible Study Tools, Jesus Christ

Reborn to Emptiness: What to Make of Lifelike Doll Babies

The dolls in question are “incredibly life-like baby dolls” known as “reborns” that can cost as much as $4,000. As you have probably guessed, at these prices, the buyers aren’t young girls, but adult women...

Could 2009 be the Year to Start a Family?

Even though current financial challenges and uncertainties might make this seem like a bad time for such a goal, there are still surprising reasons for couples to make this the year to have children...

  • Steve & Candice Watters |
  • March 19, 2009 |
  • comments
Find Rest for Your Family

If you always seem to be in a hurry and struggling to keep up with your activities, it’s time to slow down...

God Has a Mission for Your Family

God’s call to reach lost people with the Gospel is for all believers – adults and children alike. Answering God’s call to focus your family outward can bless each of you as you all bless others...

Adoption Offers Profound Opportunities for Racial Unity

The Yeats family has had to work through the challenges associated with transracial adoption, but they see all of the random questions and false assumptions as opportunities to educate people...

Turn Your Cheek?

Countless churches have taken Luke 6: 29 to mean that Christians, especially Christian children, are to adopt a fully passive approach to the outside world, including bullying...

The Eschatology of Parenting

Joseph: Adoptive Faithful Father of Jesus Christ

As an adoptive parent my curiosity in the character of Joseph is great. Did he ever wonder? Did he ever feel inadequate? Did he ever gaze into the night sky wondering how he would do it?

  • Sharon Beth Brani |
  • December 26, 2008 |
  • comments
Mary: A Model of Strength for Mothers

It wasn’t until I became a mother that I realized part of the miracle of Christmas was Mary’s own quiet strength...

  • Jeannine Norris |
  • December 19, 2008 |
  • comments
Heeding the Cry of the Orphan

Whether it’s adopting a child with special needs, or even considering becoming a foster parent, we all need to make room in our hearts for those who hold such a close place in God’s heart.

Debunking Adoption Myths

Adopting a child is a lengthy, expensive process that poses great emotional and legal risks to prospective parents -- or is it? Natalie Nichols Gillespie, author of Successful Adoption, addresses some of the more common myths and fears along with the realities of the adoption process....

  • Natalie Nichols Gillespie |
  • December 04, 2008 |
  • comments
Parenting: A Call to Patience

Our perky waitress managed to keep a smile on her face in spite of multiple requests. It made me wonder if I wait on my beloved family as graciously as that young woman waited on a table full of strangers...

  • Rebecca Ingram Powell |
  • November 28, 2008 |
  • comments
Why Celebrate the Saints? A Parent’s Perspective

October 31st is the eve of All Saints' Day. But is teaching our children about the Saints a distraction from the Word of God?

Why Adopt?

As little girls, most women I know dreamed of adopting a baby someday. I did, but as I grew up, married, and began my own family, those dreams of adoption faded...

  • Natalie Nichols Gillespie |
  • November 06, 2008 |
  • comments
Are Big Families Causing an Ecological Crisis?

Within the span of just a few months, two major figures have called for putting a stop to large families -- and at least one has suggested making large families illegal.

The Culture of the Congregation: Celebrating Adoption

In recent years, American Christians have seen a recovery of adoption as a living concept -- and as a focus of congregational celebration.

Special Needs, Special Love

Many families out there know what it means to have kids with real special needs, families whose daily experiences, and choices in response to those experiences, give the rest of us hope that life can still go on, hope can still ring true...

  • Hal Runkel, LMFT |
  • September 30, 2008 |
  • comments
What You Need to Know about Special Education

If you have a child with special needs, or suspect your child may require special assistance, the start of the school year will be more hectic for your family than most. School Psychologist Wesley Sharpe gives parents a simple, detailed guide on special education in his book The ABC's of School Success.

  • Wesley Sharpe, EdD |
  • September 23, 2008 |
  • comments
China Adoptions: Families Tell Their Stories

Bringing a child from China home is "a challenge" but you "find love you didn't know there was," said Sherry Meadows, a member of Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Ala...

  • Grace Thornton |
  • September 12, 2008 |
  • comments
My Daddy’s Name is Donor?

Reproductive technologies bring moral risk -- and the more procreation is abstracted from marriage and the marital act, the greater the risk and responsibility.

Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
advertise with us



Add content to your site

Browse available content