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10 Ways to Grow Spiritually in The New Year

I make a plan every January to ensure I don't end the year in the same place, spiritually, as I was when the year started

Bring Out the Best in Your Husband

If your husband sees that you believe in him no matter what, he'll gain the confidence to believe in himself and change for the better.

Here's how you can bring out the best in your husband by encouraging him.

New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work: Make a Health Plan

The holiday season’s air is thick with New Year's resolutions; well intended, but far more likely to fail than succeed. So let’s re-frame those good intentions and agree that any time of year is a great time to make changes that improve your health and life.

The Day After Christmas....Now What?

For you, is Christmas about feelings of expectation and euphoria, followed by feelings of disappointment and despair right afterward?  Or is there something more to be gained from the passing of Christmas Day?

Light Bites for Healthier Holidays

For all the holiday get-togethers you're planning, it can be to fix something nutritious as well as delicious.  

Here are some excellent ideas to serve to family and friends that will please the pallet and feed the body. 

Soldier Meets His Newborn Daughter for First Time

After 22 hours of travel, John hops off a plane and rushes to the hospital to meet his day-old daughter. And the best part is that NO ONE knows he’s coming!

What an amazingly tearful surprise!

25 Joyful Prayers to Ready Your Heart for Christmas

As we focus our hearts on Jesus this Christmas season, we can offer Him one prayer each day, focusing on who He is and all He has done for us! When we are reminded of who Jesus is, and turn our eyes to Him, in an ever-changing world, we are reminded that He truly is the Savior of the World.

Building Kids' Character in a Culture of Plenty

Ever worry about building your kids' character in a culture of plenty? Ever wonder if the deck is stacked against you when times aren't tough enough? Learn how you can build character in the heart of your child.

Who was St. Nicholas?

We have assigned so many attributes to St. Nick - except maybe some historical facts!  Where did St. Nicholas come from, and how do we separate historical fact from holiday fiction?  

Here's a narrative you can share with your family to help everyone appreciate Christmas all the more. 

An Advent Prayer for Waiting and Trusting

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, let's look at the testimonies of two women in scripture who truly inspire us towards joy and anticipation this season.

Manage Grief with Grace This Holiday Season

Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with has died, managing grief during the holiday season can be extremely hard.  Here are some ways to navigate this time - for a friend, a family member, or for yourself. 

God Passed This Mom a Supernatural Note of Encouragement

After singing at church, this family’s car was destroyed by a drunk driver. Miraculously, all family members survived.
See how God picked this family back up and saw them through healing and doubt, to give them a life-changing ministry to others.

How Would Jesus Celebrate Christmas?

Most years I tend to lose sight of Jesus somewhere between the deals of Black Friday and the dawn of a new year.  As I fight to carve out the time to consider the sacred, I keep wondering how Jesus would celebrate His birth. 

If Jesus were still walking the earth, what would He be doing this Christmas? Here's my best guess....

ARE YOU A CHRISTMAS CONTROL GIRL?

Every year, when I flip the calendar to December, I get caught up in making Christmas "perfect".  It causes me to have heightened expectations about how everything should look and taste and be.  Can you relate?

Let this help you learn to surrender, and let Christmas...be Christmas.

Boy Gets Best Christmas Present Ever - Adopted by His Foster Family!

Every child's deep down Christmas wish is to be loved and be a part of a family.  For this boy, his Christmas wish came true!

This is so precious - grab a tissue!

How to Seek Christ in Christmas

Somehow, I’ve gone from Buddy the Elf to the Grinch. I’ve gone on a downward spiral from loving Christmas to dreading its coming.  But, I don’t want it to be this way!

Let's regain the joy of the season....!

Managing The Cost of Christmas Present

What impact on your finances does Christmas make? You'll be surprised to see!

Top 4 Questions Singles Dread and What to Ask Instead

Family members do mean well during holiday get-togethers.  They ask questions that single people absolutely dread.

Here are some of the questions single Christians hate hearing the most during the holidays, and better questions to ask instead. 

Create a Pet-Friendly Home This Holiday Season

Before the festivities begin, it's important for pet parents to ensure their homes are as pet-friendly as possible. Here are some great tips to keep pets happy and healthy this holiday season.

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