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Life’s Challenges

Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We have a Savior who knows our struggles and knows our pain, and he will give us the strength to persevere and trust his will for us.

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Life’s Challenges

You are not free porn

Dear girls . . . lovely, beautiful tween and teenage girls, You are not free porn. I know you want the boy to like…

Life’s Challenges

God is good even when life is not

This Thanksgiving, as part of our prayers, my family will say, “O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good.” At one church we…

Friends & Family

Mommy & Daddy are getting a divorce

Why we need to be proactive in focusing on our marriages The video of the six-year-old girl reacting to the news of her parents’…

Friends & Family

Parenting by terror

As if parents don’t have enough fears for their children . . . Have you seen the most recent viral video where Coby Persin,…

Life’s Challenges

I wish I could disappear when I sin (and why I know I can’t)

In June Tullian Tchividjian, a well-known, often-quoted pastor who loved to preach about God’s unlimited grace, stepped down because of an affair. In typical…

Friends & Family

4 ways to help insecurity-proof your teenage daughters

Just when you think you’ve handled one self-confidence issue with your girls, another pops up. Spin the “this will make your daughter insecure” roulette…

Life’s Challenges

What Should I Say When . . .

I don’t know about you, but this being-a-grown-up thing kind of stinks. A quick poll of your friends (and your life!) will show you…

Depression & Anxiety

The Ache of Empty Arms: 6 Ways to Support Parents After Infant Loss

Stacy was five months pregnant when her water broke. She was put on complete bed rest, but one week later, Kora Ruth was born…

Depression & Anxiety

Getting someone off the ledge

Last month the board that oversees the Golden Gate Bridge approved a $76 million funding plan for a suicide-prevention net. In 2013, 46 people…

Life’s Challenges

God’s Letter for YOU

It seems like Satan and his minions have been working overtime. Easter was only a few weeks ago, and yet somehow the joy quickly…

Friends & Family

Are you parenting like a Christian?

I’m fairly certain I have given my children the impression that they are supposed to behave so they don’t embarrass our family or bring…