There’s a situation in counseling I come across all too often: a couple will typically tell me first about how stressful their lives are. But usually, if we talk long enough about their fracturing marriage, there is a sense that something else is afoot.
So you want to sin, do you? I get that. I’ve been there. I've been there today. And yesterday. And the day before. But can I beg just 5 minutes of your time?
The empty nest ushers in a different season of life. Not all good, not all bad, just different.
I’ve spent a lot of time lately contemplating sexual purity. This takes on a whole new meaning now that I'm divorced.
Proverbs are principles of real life, but not necessarily guaranteed promises.
Do you read the Bible as a helpful tool in your climb up toward moral betterment or as the story of God coming down to broken, sinful people?
Pretty much a two-hour commercial for Celebrate Recovery, but as promotional videos go it's a surprisingly good and realistic one.
We've all heard the stories of a meddling mother-in-law or a grumpy father-in-law. But is that the exception rather than the norm?
The more contact I've had with those divorced and divorcing, the more my heart aches. Too many situations don't fit the "rules."
Jesus commanded us, "Love your neighbor." But how many Christians recognize that most of our neighbors today live in cities? Justin Buzzard, urban pastor and author of Why Cities Matter, casts a compelling vision to participate in God's kingdom-building work in our world's cities.
Myths don’t just lurk in the world of physical fitness. They exist in the world of spiritual fitness, and specifically in regard to the health of a church.
An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels (Prov. 31:10). While I took the warnings about premarital sex to heart and stayed celibate, another part of me was too embarrassed to admit that I just didn't get it.
I thought during all those years that I was married that submission meant I had to do what I was told.
“Resist the devil and he will flee from you,” says James 4:7. The question is, though, how do we do this?
“I can tell you what led to me deciding to leave the church," admits Karla, "and how Christians made me feel about it afterwards."
What’s a parent to do? How can you get your kids to starting eating and enjoying the fruits and vegetables that God created?
ReligionToday.com talks with Jerry Dykstra, media relations director for Open Doors USA, about the situation for Egyptian Christians since the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi.
“The grass is always greener on the other side of the hill.” That’s how the old proverb goes, doesn't it?
I wish dreams happened on our time table, but they seem to come to fruition after years of hard work, practice, and opportunity.
What happens when one of nature's slowest creatures dreams of having - and suddenly attains - the speed of a race car? Crosswalk's Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey examine DreamWorks' Turbo (out on DVD Nov. 12) and decide that snails go down better with garlic butter than racing stripes. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.