Five Steps to Removing Dysfunction from Your Marriage

Category: Family
Marriage 91105/30/17 We complain far too often. We also bicker, snipe at one another, and generally communicate in very unhealthy ways. Think about it. If someone were to come into your home and listen to how you navigate conflict with your mate, I suspect they would hear one or more of the

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Don’t Control Your Kids, Connect with Them

Category: Family
But I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you. Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding, which must be curbed with bit and bridle, or it will not stay near you. Psalm 32:8-9 ESV It’s so easy to […]

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MercyMe’s Bart Millard Is a “Lifer” for Jesus

Category: Music
MercyMe is a pillar in the Christian music community. Breaking onto the scene back in 2002, the Texas-original band has sung their way into the hearts of fans with such classics as “Word of God Speak” and “I Can Only Imagine” (the inspiration of a new Erwin Bros. movie

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Dear Moms, Be a Friend to Yourself Today

Category: Family
There are so many things I’m not good at. And apparently I have an inner monologue determined to record each and every one of them. There’s a voice in my head that tells me I am not enough. Some days it’s quiet and some days it’s super shouty. It’s the strangest

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Tim Tebow Challenges Homeschooled Teens to Stand Tall

Category: Family
Tim Tebow is an American sports icon. He’s a two-time national college football champion, Heisman Trophy winner, and first-round NFL draft pick. After playing in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets, Tebow joined SEC Nation on ESPN. These days, Tebow’s hitting homers

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Kim Walker-Smith Takes Us into the “Throne Room”

Category: Music
Kim Walker-Smith has a brand new worship album out from Jesus Culture Music and Capitol CMG titled On My Side. The follow-up to her 2013 release, Still Believe, this new record offers fans 12 tracks of worship-ready music. Recently, the Jesus Culture worship leader shared the story and meaning

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Three Ways to Pray for Your Prodigal Child

Category: Family
Having a son or daughter who has decided to walk away from God, the Church, or even both can be one of the most heartbreaking things a Christian parent experiences. Whether it happens gradually or all at once, there’s a potent mix of emotions that everyone feels. Blame. Guilt. Frustration.

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3 Ways to Pray for Your Prodigal Child

Category: Family
Having a son or daughter who has decided to walk away from God, the Church, or even both can be one of the most heartbreaking things a Christian parent experiences. Whether it happens gradually or all at once, there’s a potent mix of emotions that everyone feels. Blame. Guilt. Frustration.

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MercyMe: The Heart Behind New Song, “Even If”

Category: Music
Every song has a story. MercyMe‘s new popular song, “Even If”, from their upcoming album, Lifer, has a great story behind it. Check out what lead singer Bart Millard had to say about it: “If there’s a moment on the record to reach people where they are, it’s

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Four Lessons Kids Need to Learn

Category: Children, Mother
Mommy and the Joyful Three03/15/17 As a mom, I am constantly wondering what attributes I should be instilling into my children. As a Christian mom, I am wonder if I am keeping my parenting in line with God’s Word. The other day, I purposed in my heart to make a list of the things I […]

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Kari Jobe Walks through Grief into “The Garden”

Category: Music
Losing a child is said to be the worst loss you can experience. Coming back from that kind of grief can’t be an easy journey. Unfortunately, it’s one Kari Jobe has had to walk. Jobe’s first pregnancy happened to be at the same time her sister, Kris, was carrying her own bundle

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Creative Ways to Woo Your Sweetheart

Category: Family
Instead of giving traditional, romantic gifts — the heart-shaped box of chocolates and red roses, express your love in a more meaningful way. Hallmark cards are nice, but if you’re just signing your name at the bottom, it’s not going to make that much of an impression. Plus, the fragrance

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God’s Love Letter for Single Moms

Category: Family
My Beloved, I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness (Jeremiah 31:3). Come with me by yourself to a quiet place and get some rest (Mark 6:31). Along unfamiliar paths, I will guide you; I will turn darkness into light before you and make the rough

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