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Why We Don't Spend Time With God

We too can forsake being in the presence of God in order to check off our long to-do lists. We also can get wrapped up in the details of duties and responsibilities and never pause long enough to receive nourishment from the Word.

How We Are Saving Over $2600 Per Year By Not Eating Out

The average American family eats out several times per week — which is something people tend to underestimate until they really examine the numbers.
Here are some things that have helped us to significantly lower our eating out budget!

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!

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy of Faith for Your Children

Most Christian parents agree on the importance of passing on a legacy of faith to their children. Still, acknowledging its importance is often disconnected from the real life understanding of what to do in order to accomplish the goal.

16 Thoughtful Questions to Ask besides 'How Was School?'

We all know the drill: the door slams in the carpool pickup lane and your child buckles in. “How was school?” you ask. And the answer… “Okay.” The conversation is dead before it starts.

Here are some thoughtful questions you can ask that won't get one-word answers. 

Lose Weight: Use a Meal Plan

Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach or without a shopping list. Don’t worry, I’m raising my hand too! And the times we did, we let a few "comfort foods" slip into your shopping cart.

Here are some easy ways to encourage weight loss that are fun and simple. Even better, they’ll save you money too!

5 Aspects You Need To Know For A Man Worth Marrying

For some reason, some single women in the church feel like they are better off being married to apathetic believers (or unbelievers?) than being single. While marriage is a huge blessing, marriage to an ungodly man is extremely difficult, and could be dangerous to potential children and grandchildren.

To steer you in the right direction, here are 5 aspects of a man worth marrying.

An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking

Make the most of after-school snack time with simple, fun recipe ideas like Harvest Fruit and Oat Energy Bites, which are a quick way to fuel up before soccer practice, study sessions, or dance class. 

4 Phrases Every Man Should Tell His Wife, No Questions Asked

When I say these things, I see the smile in her heart and the relief in her eyes. I know what she needs to hear to feel safe, cherished, and appreciated.

These are the top four phrases a husband can say to his wife to put action behind the words, "I love you."

Why You Should Get Coffee with Jesus

In case the concept of spending quiet time with God is unfamiliar to you (as it was to me for a long time), it’s basically taking time either within your normal prayer time or throughout the day to get silent before God and listen for His voice.

...sort of like having coffee with a friend....

Five Ways to Find Healing from Your Past

The past still haunts you. Are new beginnings possible? Is healing a reality? How do we confidently release the past and embrace the future? Here's how we find the strength to “press on”!

Family and Friends Prolong Life

We humans are social creatures by nature. It’s in our genes that we’re more likely to not just survive, but also to thrive in health and wellness when we work together.
If you find the life of a "loner" tough, here's an ironclad case to seek out community - and reap multiple benefits from it!

5 Empowering Scriptures for the Woman Struggling with Body Image

There’s certainly nothing wrong with wanting to take care of our bodies. The problem occurs when we’re no longer happy with who we see in the mirror and when we try to change ourselves.
If digitally enhanced images and the media are not good places to find examples and representations of true beauty, where should we look?

How to Help Your Kid Prepare for College

A lot of teenagers head to college without any idea about how money works. Ten years from now, they’ll more than likely be loaded up with student loan bills. It’s a scary trend that keeps getting worse.

Don’t let that happen to your college kid. Help them understand these issues before they step into that first class. 

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