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I believe in Jesus as my Savior! So, now what? Learn more about how you’re completely changed through the work of Jesus and what that means for your everyday life.

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Life’s Challenges

Attention middle-of-the-night worriers!

I am so good at not worrying. Ha! . . . until I wake up at 2 A.M. And then all my stress catches up with…

Depression & Anxiety

Breaking the silence on mental health

It’s not unusual for the Royal Family to be in the news. But this time the reason is unusual. For the first time, two princes…

Life’s Challenges

Talk to yourself. Don’t listen to yourself.

There I was, just before the workout began, whining about what was ahead. Mainly I was nervous because the movements that day weren’t exactly…

Life’s Challenges

Christmas expectations

The incessant song reminds us: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Is that true for you—or not? While we’d all love to…

Friends & Family

Talking to your kids about dating

A few years ago, one of my daughter’s homework assignments included having a conversation with her parents—about dating. While the phrase “living on a…

Friends & Family

6 ways to show your kids they are precious to you

Adam LaRoche—a baseball player for the Chicago White Sox—walked away from 13 million dollars. When the team’s vice president told LaRoche that his 14-year-old…

Living My Faith

Praying for the ordinary

There is no shortage of prayer needs, right? Churches set up entire prayer chains to pray for people who are either suffering or rejoicing….

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

Things Moms say

The other day my kiddos came up with a list of “Things Mom Says.” Five of their top-ten list were: “Just in case . ….

Living My Faith

4 ways to get more comfortable praying out loud

We were at the playground when suddenly the birthday boy somehow cut open his forehead and had to go to the ER for stitches….

Friends & Family

To the moms who take their squirrely kids to church

Dear Mamas of little ones, I sat behind you in church this week. I saw you struggle with holding two kiddos because the one…

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…