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STAY-AT-HOME DATE NIGHT IDEAS TO TRY

When was the last time you enjoyed a date? Going on a date is a wonderful way to reconnect, de-stress, and catch up with one another. But finances, childcare, or lack of things to do near home can make that difficult.

Here are some fun date ideas that don't include the TV at all!

How Near is God to Me in This Moment?

How Near is God to Me...? 
In the mundane, in the insane, in the horrific, in my unbridled pride, in all the ups and downs that this life can bring....how NEAR is God to me?

What Not to Say to Singles

We know that under the unkind, or condescending words you speak to us, you are trying to encourage.  So here are a few more things happily-married, engaged, or otherwise coupled friends–with your good, lovely intentions–should avoid saying to singles.

How to Discover God’s Abundance When You’re Broke

When you don’t have enough money, you’re not just broke, but also broken from the stress of living in a financial crisis.  But something surprising can happen when you’re broke. When you seek God in your brokenness, you can find riches that go beyond money, even if your bank account runs low.

Here’s how...

Dinner Tips for Picky Eaters

When it comes to promoting a healthy diet, it can be difficult to convince children to eat their fruits and vegetables. Don't waste quality family time persuading picky eaters to complete a nutritious meal, especially at the dinner table.

Here are some "strategies" to get kids excited about adding vegetables to their favorite dinner meals.

Parenting with an Eternal Perspective

Every person, good and evil, believer and apathetic, was once a cute, laughing, helpless baby. I looked into my son’s eyes and asked God, “Please help us raise him to love You!”

5 Things Every Married Couple Should Do

What does it actually mean to invest in your marriage when life is crazy and beyond? Here are a few bite-sized things to consider doing as a way to invest in your marriage...

Fall Into a Fitness Routine

Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine these tempting seasonal staples with darker, shorter days and it can be hard to maintain an active mindset. Despite the enticement to indulge, you can keep your active lifestyle going or even kick off a new fitness regime with these tips.

Fight Off the Flu

Colder weather and cold and flu season go hand-in-hand. While you may not be able to completely avoid getting sick, you can take some steps to protect yourself and minimize the chances of a serious illness.

Why You're In Debt and What You Can Do About It

Debt has become such a normal part of life that many people never question it. So many of us believe that debt is just a normal part of life and there is not much you can do about it.

However, I think that's ridiculous....

Fighting Against Uncertainty

Insecurity is a dirty word. So, let's talk about uncertainties. We all have them, don't we? Are we pretty enough? Do our significant others love us well? Are we smart?
Get livin'. Get certain. Happy readin'!

Do You Believe That God Is For You?

What if I were to live like God was for me and not against me? What would life be like if I walked in confidence like that of a child who has been adopted forever, like one who knows and believes they have been chosen to be part of a forever family?

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.

Some Reasons You Aren't Ready For a Relationship

You’re single. The novelty of a bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle wore off long ago, and you’re ready to meet someone and settle down.  Here are some ways to help you determine if you're ready for a relationship....

Marine and His Bride Break Out in Worship During Their Wedding

Every newlywed will say that their wedding ceremony was special or memorable.  But for this bride and groom, their wedding became a time of corporate worship!  

It's an Internet sensation, passing 5 million views!  Watch this truly moving tribute they give to the Author and Creator of marriage!

10 Cultural Habits that Distance You from Your Children

There are many cultural habits—some obvious and some subtle—that distract us from what matters most. Worst of all, these habits can easily distance us from our children without us even realizing it.

Here are 10 cultural habits that distance us from our children...

Sleeplessness Leads to Weight Gain

Believe it or not, lack of adequate sleep can manifest in all sorts of maladies—from a weakened immune system to an increased risk of cancer.

But today, I want to talk about one risk in particular - weight gain!

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