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A Letter to My Married Friends

Our marital status is often a defining element of our identity that seems to place us into separate boxes or categories.  But though we are all in different seasons of life, our differences don’t have to inhibit our understanding of each other.
So, in the interest of opening this dialog, here are seven things we single women would like our married friends to know....

Fun in the Sun

Enjoying the great outdoors is a perfect way to create fun memories with family or friends. All that fresh air is sure to work up your appetite, so be sure to plan a delicious meal to top off all the merriment.

Here are some fun recipe and activity ideas to make your family's summer loads of fun!

10 Signs You're Dating Your Future Spouse

The process of moving from casual dating, to couple status, to getting engaged is not the simplest process. We constantly second-guess ourselves whether he's “the one”.

If you silence all the outside voices, and listen for God's confirmation, here are 10 signs that you can know you're marrying "the one". 

Loving Husband Shows Blind Devotion To Wife After She Loses Her Sight

This touching story of unconditional love was inspired by Francis Chan's newest book. As a rare visual disease robs his wife of her vision, this husband is determined to show blind devotion to her - no matter the cost.

Watch this story of love that wins no matter the obstacle - truly inspiring!

Awaken Me to Your Presence God

So let me ask you, are you focused on the dots in your life or on the sailboat?  The dots represent the things that contribute to your chaotic life.  The sailboat emerges as the steady, peaceful presence in the midst of the chaos. 
The sailboat is God...

This Summer, a Bible Reading Challenge for Busy Families

For many families, school is out! How about reading the Bible together this Summer?  I know what you're thinking - Is that even possible? Reading the Bible as a family?
 
It is possible, even in a home with busy teenagers. Here's how to set the right expectations and a solid plan.

Take a Smart Approach to Retirement Planning

Although retirement is a milestone for all working adults, decades of hard work may not pay off if you haven’t planned for your financial needs once a regular paycheck stops coming.
Consider this advice to get on a path toward financially secure retirement.

Why You Should Look for an Imperfect Spouse

Somewhere down the line, Christian singles started looking for perfection in their spouses. Many will blame their unrealistic expectations on the Disney fairy tales they watched as children, but let's consider a different source when looking for a potential spouse - like the Bible.

Should Christians Take Medication for Mental Illness?

The Christian community is somewhat divided on the issue of taking medicine for mental health issues. There is even division over whether “mental health issues” are even biblical. Yet the Bible seems to present a balanced view of both medical and spiritual approaches.

6 Things Every Kid Needs to Hear

Words matter. Our children soak them up like little sponges. I can watch my daughter play “house” with her dolls and hear her say some of the same things her mom or I tell her. It's proof that she's listening.

Of all the phrases we say as parents, there are a few that I believe every child needs to hear.

12 Ways to Live Well and Spend Less

You don’t have to spend more money or time to get more out of life.  The best things in life really are free, and spending less money on what you do have to buy can enrich your life in priceless ways.

Here’s how you can live well while spending less

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