We wouldn’t expect our bodies to stay healthy if we binged on sugar or never exercised. We can’t expect our souls to stay healthy either when we don’t feed our spirits the Word of God and experience Him in deep community -- even over the summer!
In the midst of our darkness, the prospect of giving up feels almost inevitable. Why cling to hope if it’s just going to result in more suffering? All I can do is offer three simple reasons to keep hoping instead of giving up.
Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save for a dream vacation or create a nest egg for retirement, having a sound budget is often the first step toward bringing about your financial goals. While "budgeting" is often associated with cutting spending, creating and sticking to a budget can be a fairly painless process with the right plan in place.
On July 4th, the perfect party calls for friends, food, fireworks and plenty of red, white and blue. It's an easy party to pull off! We've created a patriotic themed spread of sweet and savory treats to provide star-spangled fun for everyone!
What does the Fourth of July mean to contemporary Americans? For many it means a day off from work and little more. To others it means an opportunity to "party," roast hot dogs, and watch fireworks. But to the Founders of our nation, it meant far more.
Some amazing insight into the birth of our country that you can share with your family!
Watch as 2008 Olympic Medal winner Shawn Johnson and husband Andrew walk us through the ups and downs of their hectic careers, early years of marriage, and even the heartbreak of miscarriage - to discover time and time again, that their ultimate hope is in God.
When Logan Kavaluskis got a surprise puppy for his birthday, the 13-year-old couldn’t hold back the tears. But not just because he’d always wanted a puppy, but also because the thoughtful gift came from his dad, Joe Kavaluskis, who’d passed away just 5 days prior.
If your kids regularly embarrass and frustrate you with their disrespect and rebellion, you may think you're fighting a losing battle with them. But you can win their respect – and quickly, too – without a futile power struggle.
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.
When stress eventually turned into anxiety and depression, I decided since Jesus said, “Come to me those who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt 11:28), there must be a better solution.
Today, I’d like to share Ten Surprising Reasons Why You’re Stressed and Simple Ways to Restore God’s Peace to your soul too!