If I could sit next to my 14-year-old self and have a conversation, here's what I would say.
I know motherhood is meant to be blissful and happy, but when I let my children down, the feeling of guilt is immense.
Time with CNN reports on a new study by researchers at Tulane University that indicates spanking children leads to more aggressive behavior. God's Word tells us to bring up children in the training and admonition of the Lord, and that includes spanking when necessary---but never out of anger, frustration, or a lack of patience.
Perhaps the best question to ask is: Does your dream(s) correlate with God’s dream for you?
In this fast-food era of delivery and speedy drive-through meals, we often sacrifice nutrition for convenience, even in marriage.
The Song may not make it to the top of the charts but it is (loosely) inspired by Scripture and might be excellent for date night.
I was beginning to respond to people in anger instead of love. Somehow bitterness had replaced my peace in Christ.
Here are three ways to bring Christ into this traditionally Jewish holiday.
Deborah Taylor-Hough explains how a debt can become, and stay, a thing of the past.
My family has a "dog." Actually, she's more like an anti-dog. But when she went missing, she taught me a great lesson about God's family.
A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace (Eccl. 3:8). It is often wise to relax our intensity, refuse to force an issue, allow nature to take its course, let sleeping dogs lie.
“The best thing you can do for a child is to encourage their mother,” writes Lisa-Jo Baker on Surprised by Motherhood.
In Jude 1:12, false teachers are compared to "autumn trees without fruit," implying that autumn should be a season of abundance. How can we take advantage of the autumn of life?
I've learned that most of the time that trouble comes, God wants to sharpen us, mold us, and transform us into something greater.
What’s behind the silence about mental illness at church? LifeWay Research has discovered various factors, but it seems to come down to lack of training and resources, not a lack of compassion.
"Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples." Words of Jesus, plain truth. It's high time we listened.
We’ve all heard the old adage, “Winners never quit, quitters never win.” Is that really true?
The Holy Bible has some of the most adult-themed passages written anywhere and a hero (God) who is no fairy-tale dandy.
- September 23, 2014 |