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Single Parents - Resources for Christian Moms and Dads

He Said-She Said: Living in a Married World

What’s a single person to do when her co-workers are married and all they talk about are spouses and children? Find out what “he” and “she” have to say.

  • Cliff Young & Laura MacCorkle |
  • May 08, 2011 |
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Facing the Challenges of Single Parenting

You will not be able to give as much as two parents could. But God does not expect double effort from you...

  • Robert D. Jones, M.Div., D.Min. |
  • April 29, 2011 |
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Don't Parent in Isolation

I used to be the kind of mom that felt threatened when others offered help or advice -- as if I weren’t a good enough mother in my own right.

The Single Life: How Will You Observe Holy Week?

This year during Holy Week I’ve decided to focus my thoughts in an attempt to more fully grasp what Easter is all about. Care to join me? Here’s my daily observance plan.

Building Bridges: Emily Colson on Raising Her Autistic Son

In Emily Colson’s new book Dancing with Max, she chronicles the highs and the lows, the heartbreak and the joy, the magic and the mystery of sharing life with her autistic son Max.

  • Deborah J. Thompson |
  • April 08, 2011 |
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He Said-She Said: Involvement with Married People

Are you attracted to or involved with someone who is married, separated or engaged? What’s a single to do in situations such as these?

  • Cliff Young & Laura MacCorkle |
  • April 01, 2011 |
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The Single Life: Baby Steps to Better Health

There is something about the beginning of springtime that seems to make healthier choices somewhat more appealing. Maybe it comes from shedding the sweaters for T-shirts or the uncomfortable realization that we just polished off an entire box of Thin Mints and called it dinner. (Or is that just me?)

Setting the Emotional Tone of Your Home

I set the emotional tenor of my home, as do you sweet fellow mothers...

  • Elisabeth K. Corcoran, Moments for Mom |
  • March 18, 2011 |
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Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good

How can you deploy your vocational power to advance Kingdom values in your workplace, your community, and the world?

He Said-She Said: Stop Thinking About Finding a Mate

"They say that the moment you stop thinking about finding a mate is the moment it will happen for you. But is it even possible to stop thinking about it?" Great question! Read how "he" and "she" have responded.

  • Cliff Young & Laura MacCorkle |
  • March 04, 2011 |
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Lead a Life Worthy of Your Calling: The New Has Come

As new creations, our purposes, perspectives of life and desires should change. If we are new creations in Christ, our desire is to delight in his perfection, not in struggling over our imperfections.

The Tiger Mother In Us

By now, you may have heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article entitled "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior," based on Amy Chua's new book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. I confess to having some Chua-likeness in me...

Five Ways to Help Your Child Find Peace When Stressed

As parents, we're often aware of our own stress and the need to take spiritual breaks to deal with it. But sometimes we don't notice the stress our kids are experiencing or understand how to help them deal with it. Here are five ways you can help your kids find peace in their Heavenly Father when they're stressed.

Getting Control of Anger in Your Child

Whether angry at the world, angry at America, or just a psychopath, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner struck out with homicidal anger this past weekend in Tucson. It has become an all too common scene; younger individuals expressing anger by snuffing out the lives of others in public places.

Jesus ... Single Like Me: He Understood Loss

What is God telling you about yourself in regards to loss? Thank you, Lord, that through understanding loss you created a bridge to reach us so that one day we will spend eternity with you in heaven where there is no loss.

10 Things Parents Need to Know about Kids and Divorce

The TV show Jon and Kate Plus 8 has pushed the topic of kids and divorce into the news. I understand the subject only too well because I was 8 years old when my parents divorced...

  • Laura Petherbridge |
  • January 04, 2011 |
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Grace and Grit: Approaching the New Year with Jennifer Rothschild

When a diagnosis of retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 15 began robbing her of her sight and her dreams of becoming a commercial artist, nationally-known author Jennifer Rothschild learned firsthand the reality of "walking by faith, not by sight." Recently, Jennifer shared her message of hope with Crosswalk.

  • Deborah J. Thompson |
  • December 28, 2010 |
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Single Moms: Turn to Your Heavenly Father

You're not just a parent; you're also a child whose heavenly Father wants you to pay attention to the girl inside your soul...

Gifts That Mean The Most

Kostroma, Russia. Christmas 2002. I was there that year to complete the adoption of my youngest daughter...

  • Sharon Beth Brani |
  • December 14, 2010 |
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Jesus ... Single Like Me: He Was Grateful

As a single adult, I get so focused on the future that I forget what God has given me now. Jesus lived so much of the lives that we live today as single adults. So how was he grateful for where God had him, in his singleness? And, am I grateful as well?

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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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