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When Your Friends are Moving In Together Bef...

Your friends are planning on living together before marriage. What’s it look like to be a good friend when they’re moving in together?
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So You Want to be Marriage Mentors? Start He...

They were the marriage mentors we never knew we needed. They introduced us to Jesus and presented the allure of a marital commitment we hadn’t yet made.
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My Friend’s Parents Are Divorcing. How Can...

It’s a myth that the older the child of divorce is, the easier it becomes. If your friend’s parents are divorcing, here are some ways to help.
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Two women sitting on the couch chatting

When Your Friend’s Marriage Shows Sign...

Over lunch or a phone call, a friend confesses things aren’t going well at home. But how do you help when a friend’s marriage is showing signs of divorce?
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miscarriage

What Do I Say to a Friend Who Had a Miscarri...

If someone you love has experienced a miscarriage, you likely want to help but aren’t sure where to start. Here are a few suggestions.
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Church

How to Reopen Church Now

As communities and individuals discuss the pros, cons, and restrictions to reopen church, one point seems forgotten: The “church” was never closed.
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5 Tips for Hosting a Small Group Online

5 Tips for Hosting a Small Group Online

If you're trying to figure out how to navigate hosting a small group online, here are five practical tips to help you get started.
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ways to help others

10 Ways to Help Others in Quarantine

I'll admit my first priority when the quarantine began wasn't to find ways to bless others. But I'm reminded of Jesus' commandment to love our neighbors.
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caring at a distance

Comforting and Caring at a Distance During Q...

What does comforting a loved one and caring at a distance look like during the quarantine? For starters, find ways to make your compassion unmissable.
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losing patience

Losing Your Patience At Home? 5 Tips for Fin...

Finding patience at home is one of the hardest parts of this quarantine life. My impatience grows as my cabin fever increases.
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Talk to a friend about suicide

How Do I Help a Friend Who Talks About Suici...

When you have a friend who talks about suicide, it's scary. Not knowing what to do, we often do very little. But doing nothing isn’t helpful. Try this.
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how church involvement affects your marriage

7 Reasons Why You Need Someone Else in Your...

You want to find joy and delight in your marriage. But you’ll never be able to accomplish this alone in the four walls of your home together.
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bacon

Fighting Skunks With Bacon

There can be a lot of rottenness in the world. At times, it’s so obvious and undeniable it’s nearly enough to knock you for a loop.
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suffering

Unless You’re Weeping for This, the Ch...

What's the answer for the many who suffer quietly in the supposed safe place for the hurting--the church--yet go without the comfort of others?
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growing your faith in college

How to Stay Christian at a Christian College

Christian college isn't a guarantee that students will keep the faith. A thriving relationship with God doesn't happen simply by immersion.
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attending church

‘Mom, Why Isn’t Dad Coming to Ch...

'Should I be shielding him? Pretend he’s just tired? I feel like I'm on damage control for his decision.' Tips to respond when your spouse isn't into it.
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student mission trips

5 Reasons Your Student Shouldn’t Go On a M...

The nations are in desperate need of the gospel. The" least of these" are hurting, hungry, thirsty, unclothed, and homeless. The solution? Not my teen!
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feeling abandoned

Do You Feel Abandoned by God?

The first two years of widowhood, God seemed distant and silent. Then I discovered the problem.
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What Singles Want Marrieds to Know

What Singles Want Marrieds to Know

Here are some tips for engaging with and loving the singles around you well.
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9 Tips for Leading a Small-Group Study

Facilitating a small group study enhances your own embracing of the material, your relationship with God, and your heart for ministering to others.
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cultural differences

We Moved Our Family and Changed Their World

One day David and his wife, Meg, realized they wanted their family to see that the world is a more diverse place than what they were experiencing.
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Finding your way back to church

Finding Your Way Back to the Church After Se...

How can the victim of sexual abuse trust the body of Christ again? How can we go back to any church body? Why should we even try?
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Why take your kids to church

Why Take Your Kids to Church?

Nap schedules, feedings, teething, separation anxiety, sickness, sports – when kids are young, it seems easier to stay home. Is going to church worth it?
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Searching for Significance in the World of Social Media

Nobody Liked My Tweet! Searching for Signifi...

People spend hours tweaking their digital persona in a search for significance. Yet is social media the best place to look?
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Why does God allow suffering?

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

These basic principles will help you and your family understand the biblical reasons for tragedy.
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The people in my neighborhood

The People in My Neighborhood

My morning strolls did more than help me lose weight; they helped me learn valuable lessons about life.
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New Year's Resolutions for Moms

A New Year’s Resolution List for Every Mom

Here’s to giving your best to God—and your family—in the year ahead.
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Christmas

The Unexpected Christmas Gift

The real unexpected gift wasn’t the money or groceries, but an increase in our faith.
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When You Don't Feel Like Giving Thanks

When You Don’t Feel Like Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving can be a difficult reminder of the struggles we face, but there is comfort in the promises to come.
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Bill Cosby and our secret selves

Bill Cosby and Our Secret Selves

Like so many, I groaned at the disparity: Perfect, hilarious TV family. Lurid, devastating real life.
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Grateful woman

Gratefulness for the Small Things … Like W...

We are completely dependent on our all-powerful God, who generously gives us every gift we possess.
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Beautiful scars - my grace is sufficient

Beautiful Scars

I noted something refreshingly real about Princess Eugenie’s choice of gown. From the front, she showed she was a princess. From the back, she showed she was a person like the rest of us.
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Moms ministry

The Importance of a Moms’ Ministry in Your...

Ministering to this group can be instrumental in reaching everyone in the home.
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Ministering to parents

Ministering to Parents in Your Church

A creative way to connect with couples early in their parenting journey and establish a loving, caring relationship.
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Prayer

Does Prayer Really Do Any Good?

It’s easy to become cynical or weary about the act of prayer.
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How to pull out of a slump

7 Ways to Pull Out of a Slump

Restore your energy and zest for life with these tips.
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Fathers

Living in the Smile of the Father

Achieving success starts with knowing you have your father's approval.
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Living according to God's Word

Living Within the Limits

Difficulties should push us toward God's Word, not toward redefining the rules.
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Looking for awesome

Looking for Awesome in All the Wrong Places

God created us with a capacity for awe. Where you look for it will shape the direction of your life.
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Loving the prodigal

Loving the Prodigal Who Seems to Hate You

The way we love sinful people must be patterned after the rugged love God has for us.
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Walking by faith

No Cinderella Story

Life is no fairy tale of magic formulas, but instead it requires walking by faith.
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Obeying God

Obeying God Even When You Don’t Feel Like...

It is only as my view of Him increases that I will be more able to view my issues with a proper perspective.
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God working in my life

Old Stories With a New Connection

Years later, my wife and I realized a new way God had answered our individual prayers before we were married.
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Overcome discouragement

How to Overcome Discouragement

Perhaps no other human emotion is so commonly experienced and yet so infrequently exposed.
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Easy to remember bible verses

Remembering God in the Mundane Events of the...

Here are 10 well-known, easy-to-remember verses to help us keep our hearts trained on God.
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Finding God

Finding God in the ‘White Space’

When we live a life of constantly reaching for the next big thing, we miss the greatness God is calling us to right here, right now.
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Moving

10 Ideas: Preparing Your Heart for a Smooth...

How to successfully navigate your family’s journey to a new home.
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10 Ideas: Reflecting the Fruit of the Spirit

10 Ideas: Reflecting the Fruit of the Spirit

How long since you’ve had a checkup to assess your spiritual health?
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Verses from the bible

10 Verses to Help You Watch Your Words

Don't say something permanently painful because you are temporarily ticked off.
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Relationship with God

3 Steps to Spiritual Wellness

If we are totally focused on the material things of this life and this world, we will miss out on most of what life is all about.
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Thriving in a hostile culture

5 Qualities for Thriving in a Hostile Cultur...

As our society and culture become increasingly hostile toward Christianity, here are five spiritual qualities that become especially important.
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Defending the oppressed

A Commitment to Truth Means Defending the Op...

The story of a man who stood up to intervene for the defenseless.
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Tone your faith

A Workout for the Spiritual Body, Part 2

We need a spiritual workout center to develop our "faith muscles."
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Tone your faith

A Workout for the Spiritual Body, Part 1

There's no gain without pure, hard pain.
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Anatomy of a Grumbler

Complaining shows a loss of perspective, a failure to remember who is in control.
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Choices and regrets

Anticipating Deathbed Regrets

A man needs to constantly remind himself that his real job is his wife and children.
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Accountability

Are You Accountable to Anyone?

One of the best ways to protect yourself against immorality is submitting your life to the scrutiny of another person.
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Faith

Are You Hearing Lions Roar? You Should Be

The spiritual victory will go to those Christians who are willing to enter enemy territory and engage in warfare.
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Think about life

Are You Tired of Being in a Rut?

Ecclesiastes can help us change the way we think about life.
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woman looking upset. Her head is down and her hand on her head.

Attitude Check – Do You Have a Heart P...

Four suggestions on how to overcome the sin of grumbling and complaining.
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Faith

Can Faith Survive in a Post-Christian Cultur...

Our culture is hostile to Christian faith.
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Know and love God

Created for Intimacy

We have a hole in our hearts that only God can fill.
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Loss of material possessions

Don’t Touch My Stuff

Knowing that God is our Provider helps us to hold our material possessions with an open hand.
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Fierce storms

Fierce Storms and Fresh Reminders

Two close calls remind Barbara and me of how God is working in our lives.
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Gardening

Gardening Is Good for the Soul, Right?

Pulling weeds from my flower beds taught me an important spiritual lesson.
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Small group

Getting Unstuck

If you're ready to go deeper in your spiritual journey, a small group may be just what you need.
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God asks

God Asks Us to be Intolerant

Many of us are settling for the sidelines of life—we don’t really want the Lord to give us anything too hard to do.
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God where are you

God, Where Are You?

God has things He can teach us while He's seemingly MIA and we're wandering about or feeling abandoned.
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Gratitude

Gratitude is a Choice

To really experience His peace, we must come to Him with thankful hearts.
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Find my mission

Great Things Happen When We Dream

A godly vision will be fueled by what could be and what should be.
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Hearing God in the storm

Hearing the Voice of God in the Storm

Twelve ways to respond to God in the wake of natural disasters.
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A new normal

I Don’t Want to Be Normal

As our family grew, we began to question our comfortable, normal lifestyle. Had God’s gifts replaced God Himself?
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Mentor

I Needed a Mentor

How could I invest in others if nobody was investing in me?
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Surrender to God

I Surrender Almost All

God likes us to do things on His terms—which, of course, goes totally against my desire for control.
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Faithfulness

If You Want More, You Must be Faithful in Li...

Many are on a career path, but few seem to be on a character path.
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God knows me

I’m Not an Expert on Myself

God’s Word gives me a true diagnosis of whom I am.
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Truth of God's Word

It Takes Courage to Stand for the Truth of G...

When marriage is hard and parenting is harder, stand for the truth.
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Share the Gospel

10 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Being Pu...

Here are a few ideas that can help you share your faith by using your home as a hub for Christ.
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Weekend to Remember marriage retreat

A Life-Changing Weekend Marriage Retreat

At the Weekend to Remember, I got to see how God was at work in the lives of married couples.
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Sharing the Gospel

2 Simple Questions to Start a Life-Changing...

These simple but profound questions changed the way I talk to people about Christ.
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The power of our conscience

The Power of Our Conscience

Your past is not the final word. Let your invisible accuser drive you toward God and not away from Him.
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Reaching out to others

Reaching the World From Your Own Home

If you look for the opportunities to be a missionary in your sphere of influence, they are easy to find.
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Words of encouragement

20 Ideas for Encouraging Others

Your words can have a profound impact on the people in your life.
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Couples

A Legacy of Spiritual Multiplication

If you want a stronger, healthier church, help couples grow in their relationship with Christ and with each other.
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Legacy

A Mighty Legacy

Rather than giving in to the cultural pressures and divorcing his wife, Skip Leffler left a very different legacy.
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Mentoring

Are You Ready to be a Mentor?

Teaching younger couples to have a great marriage may not be as hard as you think.
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Can God Use Us?

Can God Use Us?

Jeff and Sheila Brawley wondered if God could work through them to help others.
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Confronting a friend

Confronting a Friend

Talking to someone about her sin isn't easy, but I found that it's beneficial when done in a God-honoring way.
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Divine appointments

Divine Appointments

Are you listening to the nudge of the Holy Spirit to talk to those around you?
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Helping engaged couples

Equipping Couples for Lifelong Love

Bill and Geri Masuzzo are committed to helping engaged couples learn how to be married.
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Families Change Families

Families Change Families

One of the most exciting things for me to see is the influence that one family who is completely God's can have on others.
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Doctrine of Providence

Quote by James C. Petty
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Starting a Marriage Ministry

7 Steps for Starting a Marriage Ministry

If you want a stronger, healthier church, help couples grow in their relationship with Christ and with each other.
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giving thanks

Why Is Saying “Thank You” So Har...

Giving thanks is not just for God’s glory—it’s for our good.
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God, Holy Spirit

When Our Issues Become Bigger Than Our God

It is only as my view of Him increases that I will be more able to view my issues with a proper perspective.
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Christian Literature Classics

Gary Thomas’ Personal List of Favorite...

List of Christian literature classics that address humility and virtue.
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Praying backwards

Praying Backwards

Too often in our prayers we ask God to ease our worries and satisfy our wants before adding "in Jesus' name" as an obligatory spiritual seasoning.
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Praying

How to Stop Praying the Same Old Things

It doesn’t take long before rote prayers fragment your attention span and freeze your heart.
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Sunday school classes

Small Groups, Large Groups, or One-to-One Mi...

Here are two things to consider when trying to decide what delivery method to use for discipleship content.
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Starting a new ministry

2 Keys to Ministry Success

Practical steps to take to turn your vision for ministry into reality.
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Reaching out to others

Recruiting and Equipping a Marriage Ministry...

Suggestions for creating a strong foundation for marriage ministry in your church.
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Faith

When Waves of Doubt Rock Your Faith, DonR...

Three steps to take if the Scriptures seem like a dry textbook and you’re no longer sure Jesus is real.
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Reaching out to others

18 Ways to Use Your Home as an Outreach of C...

How can friends and strangers feel loved and accepted in your house?
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Reaching out

Did You Know Your Home Is an Embassy of the...

In a weary and wavering land, your home can be a place of love, encouragement, and comfort.
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Words can hurt

Taming Our Tongues and Training Our Brains

It’s easy to fool ourselves about how our words can hurt others.
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using Stepping Up in prison

Why Prison Is the Highlight of My Week

Many of the concepts communicated in Stepping Up resonate immediately with the prisoners in our group.
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Seek God's help

Yearning for Peace When Life Falls Apart

If we could handle the messes of life on our own, we’d never have to seek God’s help in managing it.
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The Dynamic Duo of Baltimore

Bonita and Tazwell Thornton are leaving a priceless legacy to untold generations.
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love of Christ

What It Means to Be a Member of God’s...

Because of what Christ has done for us, we are free to enjoy Him, to live for Him, and to confidently trust Him to meet our every need.
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trusting God

Your Best Thoughts Are God-Thoughts

When troubles come our way, we can be stressed and upset, or we can trust God.
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Gratitude

Gratitude Will Change You

Four ways to cultivate a mindset that positively influences every aspect of your life.
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Secret to a great marriage

The Secret to Building a Great Marriage and...

If you want to experience marriage the way it was designed to be, you need a vital relationship with Jesus Christ.
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Joining a church

6 Tips on Joining a Church Community

Two years ago I moved to Denver.  I was pursuing the woman who is now my wife.  She was starting at Denver Seminary, pursuing a master’s degree in counseling.  I was working from home at the time, so finding work wouldn’t be an issue. I arrived in town on a Sunday, and that night EA […]
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Confession and prayer

How a Man Learns to Pray

The first step in becoming complete is to stop relying on our own resourcefulness and recognize our great need of a powerful God.
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The Gospel

Letting the Gospel Disrupt You

What can give us the hope to believe that God still can and still wants to do something amazing with our struggles and with sexual sin?
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Holy Spirit

The Shy Member of the Trinity

The Holy Spirit doesn’t turn attention on Himself, but He gives you the power to pursue God's mission in your life.
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Christianity

I Thought Christianity Was a Joke

My opinion was that most Christians had two brains.
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Devotional

God Has Not Forgotten You: A 31-Day Devotion...

When life is turned upside down, learn how to turn to God.
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The Art of Marriage

Surprised by The Art of Marriage

The new Sunday school class had 30 or more people each week instead of the usual 6-8.
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Stripping away pride

Stripping Away Your Pride

Real happiness comes when I'm willing to humble myself and do what He wills with my life.
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if only

Two Traps to Avoid: “If Only” and “Wha...

When these issues dominate my thoughts, I succumb to selfishness and fear.
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Teaching children about God

Daddy I’m Scared

What does a storm teach a child about God?
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Believe

My Struggle With Unbelief

"Must I really have to see it to believe it?"
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Dealing with a prodigal

Her World Was Broken

An excerpt from our FamilyLife Today® broadcast.
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How to know Christ

How to Know Christ Personally

Resources to help you with your relationship with God.
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Following Christ

Between Now and Not Yet

Gaining victory in the struggle against sin.
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Launching a marriage ministry

Launching a Marriage Ministry: A First Perso...

Tips we’ve implemented during our time leading marriage ministry in our church.
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how to know God

To Know Him Is to Love Him

Just as I love my husband more as I know him better, my feelings for God grow as I grow in my knowledge of Him.
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Give thanks

Giving Thanks in All Things

Does He really want us to give thanks in all things?
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Prayer

Is Prayer Your First Response?

We must train ourselves to make prayer a default reaction in all situations.
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Confession and prayer

When You Become the Thing You Hate

Unconfessed sin is a knife blade lodged in the soul. You cannot escape the misery it creates.
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Why Would God Let Me Get Pregnant?

A young woman looks back on the consequences and blessings of her unwanted pregnancy.
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Charles Colson

Charles Colson: A Life Well Lived

The former special counsel to the president disproved the skeptics who doubted the validity of his conversion.
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Praying to God

Four Principles of Praying for Your Family

When I couldn’t talk to my mother about God, I talked to God about my mother.
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pleasures that God created

When God Given Pleasures Become Bad

What kind of pleasures will you give your heart to, and what will you ask of those pleasures?
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Opportunities to give

The Only Life Worth Living

Jesus was right: It really is more blessed to give than to receive.
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Helping marriages

Passionate About Helping Marriages in Our Ch...

I believe that the more churches do to strengthen marriages, the more we will bring glory to God.
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‘As Long as You’re Breathing, There’s...

If we don’t tell couples that no marriage is too broken, how will they know?
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Strengthening Marriages in Our Church

It's time for the church to call people back to God's design for marriage.
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helping others

We Started by Checking a Box

When we indicated we wanted to help other people grow in their faith and in their marriage the way we had, we had absolutely no idea of what God had in store for us.
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Legacy of an ordinary woman

The Legacy of an Ordinary Woman

What difference can one person make in a world filled with seven billion people?
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believing the gospel

Three Gospel Resolutions

Many of us pursue moral improvement in a way that is not founded in the centrality of the gospel and the reality of the cross of Christ.
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Unanswered prayers

Unanswered Prayer

Rather than getting easier, my faith trials become more difficult with time.
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mentoring

Young Couples Need Your Help

Through mentoring you can pass on your wisdom to the next generation of married couples.
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troubled man with his head in his hands

Only God Can Change a Heart

When people claim to be saved and on fire for God, it's hard to see some of them crash.
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fatherless families

What About the Fatherless Families?

Thinking through family shepherding in the context of a single-parent home.
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Value of accountability

The Value of Accountability

Friends launch each other into unknown territory and walk hand in hand where there is no map.
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Second chances

The God of Second Chances

When we stop running from God and earnestly obey Him, our messy lives become the canvas for His incredible glory.
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How Do You Change a Sour Atitude?

This is one of the nitty-gritty issues of marriage and family life.
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passport2purity weekend

Reaching Out Through Passport2Purity®

A "chance encounter" reveals how God is extending FamilyLife's outreach.
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Humility and brokenness before God

Proud People vs. Broken People

List created by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth
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Reaching out with compassion

Reaching Out with Compassion

As we interact with the LGBTQ+ community, we need to balance truth with love and compassion.
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Reaching out to other couples

Reaching the Divorce Generation

FamilyLife is making a greater effort than ever before to encourage and equip people to become HomeBuilders.
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Remembering 9/11

Remembering the Lessons of 9/11

Experiences like this have a way of stripping you bare and forcing you to focus on what's most important to you.
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rejoice in God

Would I Hope in God?

A dangerous encounter on a dark back street opened my eyes again.
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searching for happiness

Why Am I Not Happy?

The search for happiness based on our circumstances in life inevitably creates a restlessness and discontent in our souls.
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coping with infertility

What Would It Take to Make You Happy?

My infertility reminded me of something we all need to learn: the source of true contentment and happiness.
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comparison trap

Top Dog

It is so very easy for us to find our glory in being better than someone else.
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Joy

Tidings of Joy

True joy is founded on truth. It is based on our knowledge of God's goodness to us as revealed in both shallow and deep experiences, and as revealed in his Word.
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three goals for new year

Three Uncommon Goals for a New Year

Devote this coming year to becoming all God meant you to be and to enjoying Him and the great goodness He has given you.
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Complaining

The Price We Pay When We Complain

These three steps can help keep our complaints constructive.
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guiding hand of God

The Hand That Guides

In the darkness and pain of personal cries, we must have the touch of our unseen Father to keep us oriented.
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Power of words

The Beehive Hairdo

At age five I learned an important lesson on the power of the tongue.
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Struggling with temptation

Struggling With Temptations and Fantasies

Loving God with all your mind helps guard against falling to temptation.
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Spiritual race

Running to Win

The Apostle Paul reminds us that we're in a spiritual race. What kind of runner are you?
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Find your identity in Christ

What Does It Mean to Find Your Identity in C...

If you believe what God’s Word says about you is true, your identity is rooted in something that can’t be changed and can’t go away.
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Jesus warned of three weeds

Pulling Weeds from the Garden of Our Lives

Beware of these three weeds that can choke out your harvest.
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Pastor appreciation

20 Ways to Encourage Your Pastor

When was the last time you let your pastor know how much your appreciate him?
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Faith

The Perfect Lover

When loving gets hard, think on the one true Lover who is continually in pursuit of your heart.
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Healing a difficult relationship

The Choice Between Cursing and Blessing

It never occurred to me to bless the person in this difficult relationship—that thought went against every natural urge within me.
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Questions about Christians

The Thorny Questions Nobody Wants to Face

Here are some challenging questions that I've been grappling with.
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what to do with regret

How Do I Handle My Regrets?

Regrets are scars of the soul. We carry them around, and sometimes they itch. So we scratch them--we replay our thoughtless deeds and hurtful conversations.
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change the life of a child

Will You Make a Difference in the Life of a...

Let God use you to change the life of a child, then experience the blessing of your own transformation.
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Become a HomeBuilder

Will You Become a HomeBuilder?

I believe the solution to the marriage and family crisis in our nation is found in equipping and unleashing a movement of men and women in marriage and family ministry.
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connecting with others

Three Ways to Improve Your Connection Capaci...

How could you more effectively impact the others within your circle of influence?
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humility

What Are You Wearing?

Six suggestions for clothing yourself with humility by serving others.
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Sharing the gospel

The Lived-Out Gospel

We must show the gospel to people even as we tell them the truth.
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Mentoring

The Dos and Don’ts of Mentoring

A list of helpful hints when meeting with younger couples.
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Healthy heart

10 Ideas: Do You Have a Healthy Heart?

For regular spiritual check-ups, ask yourself these questions.
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Mentoring engaged couples

The Right Tool at the Right Time

Preparing for Marriage was the resource that helped one couple help people build a foundation for marriage as God designed it.
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Share the Gospel

The 87-year-old Missionary

Widow Margie Rich sees her retirement home as a mission field, finding unique ways to point people to Christ.
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Reaching out Passport2Purity

Reaching Out – With the Love of Christ

FamilyLife is making a greater effort than ever before to encourage and equip people to become HomeBuilders.
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Reaching out

Now Hiring

God calls us to make a good impression for Him and to do a great job of representing Him to a world longing for love.
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Reaching out to others

Is Your Home Open to Others?

In a culture of isolation, most people are honored when you open your home to them. God can use us when we practice "heavenly hospitality."
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Living according to God's Word

Hanging by a Thread

Our nation will change only when our families begin to reform.
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Healthy marriage

Giving Hope to Others

Kim and I know firsthand the difference between a terrible marriage and a healthy one, and we have a passion to help other couples.
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Small group studies

No More Marriage Casualties

How the HomeBuilders Couples Series is revolutionizing our church.
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Weekend to Remember marriage getaway

It All Began With One Step

The impact made on an entire church started when a pastor and his wife attended a Weekend to Remember marriage getaway.
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Small group bible study

Building Strong, Loving Relationships

The HomeBuilders Couples Series has done a lot for our church.
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Reaching out to others

My Stubborn, Rude, Mean, Loving Friend Named...

Loving her has taught me what it means to wait on the Lord.
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Authentic community

Building Relationships That Will Last a Life...

Authentic community between believers demands that the real you is willing to meet the real needs of others.
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Silence and solitude

In the Silence

The discipline of silence and solitude is not just for those in monasteries.
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Transformation

Of Moths and Memory

Moths and butterflies can remember lessons learned as caterpillars, but they still kill themselves trying to get to the light.
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Prayer

Confessing the Attitudes of My Heart

I couldn't pray for revival in our children's lives without feeling like it was an incomplete prayer—I needed spiritual renewal as well.
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Brokenness

Brokenness: The Heart God Revives

Do you wonder why God seems so far away? It may be that your heart needs to be broken.
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The Art of Marriage

The Impact of The Art of Marriage

Three stories of couples who wanted to help marriages.
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Talking to others about Christ

Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ Throug...

Jesus Christ didn't go to the cross just so we could have happy homes and fulfill the American dream.
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Reaching out to others

My Favorite Compliment

There’s one kind of accolade that really lights my fire.
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Mentoring

Mentoring is Not a Luxury But a Necessity

Many churches are missing a key ingredient to seeing marriages and families restored.
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couples helping other couples

You Can’t Help but Be Changed

The story of two couples who are having an impact on marriages in their community.
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What it means to be good

What it Means to be Good

At the heart of goodness is obedience. Test yourself and your family in four key areas.
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Christian living

The 7 Nonnegotiables of Life

We must spend time on the nonnegotiables so that our lives may glorify God. Each principle is centered on the Lord, bringing the glory to Him alone.
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