We often find ourselves consumed with the external cares of this world, investing our time, thoughts, and energy on selfish gain, worrying about the future, and spending our time and money on temporary pleasures. But the Christian life is completely the opposite!
Think about a phrase that’s often part of wedding vows: “From this day forward.” If you and your spouse both commit to moving forward in your marriage in certain ways from this day forward, God will create a new, successful marriage for you.
Easter can become a real sugar-coated occasion. Instead of giving your child sugar-laden marshmallow chicks and giant chocolate bunnies, use this special holiday as a way to give better-for-you gifts that stimulate their little brain and inspire creativity.
Tossing and turning. Watching the clock tick minute by minute. This is what it is like for tens of millions of sleepless Americans every night. But it doesn’t have to be like this. If you have problems falling asleep or staying asleep, it is possible get a great night’s sleep—without the aid of medication!
When we place our practices above Biblical principles, it’s a recipe for disaster.
I want to suggest that we can make this whole dating thing a lot simpler and less confusing by simply holding fast to the clear, relatively few principles spelled out in Scripture. What are those principles?
The next time you find yourself in a heated made-for-marriage cage match over who should've emptied the dishwasher, or who should've shut the gate before the dog escaped, and both of you are in your corners readying for another round, take a time out and speak these three words...
We all look for love; many of us fill our hearts with material things when we don’t find it. This powerful film tells the story of Ali, who, after attaching her self-worth to a beautiful wedding ring, learns a priceless lesson in generosity that will last her a lifetime.
What is it in your life that is holding you back from loving the life God gave you?
When given a chance, bitterness grows like weeds in a garden. When turned inward it turns into depression. When it’s turned outward it becomes rage. Both directions lead to rotten and distasteful fruit in the wake of one’s life.
Rid yourself of this weed! Here are seven ways to overcome bitterness in your life...
I came up with a specific and personal letter to my early twenties self, telling me to realize that being single doesn’t mean anything is wrong with me. Here are six pieces of advice in the hopes that no matter where you are on the "singledom" spectrum, you will find something you can relate to.
With thorough cleaning comes the motivation to go through items and decide what to donate or get rid of. Do you feel like no matter how many things you get rid of there's still clutter? Or do you feel that you can’t get rid of anything because you don’t have enough?
Let's get some perspective on what to save and what to get rid of...and why.