How to Help a Spouse Struggling with Depression
Your spouse might find openness struggling with depression. But mental health issues don’t just impact the lives of those who have them.
Postpartum Depression: Admitting It to Myself … And to My Husband
“Even good moms have scary thoughts sometimes,” my husband reassured. I didn’t want to admit it. But I knew deep inside I was facing postpartum depression.
Why “Go Home” is a Bigger Offense Than it Seems
John MacArthur told Beth Moore to “Go home.” Male and female opinions on both sides erupted. But there’s a bigger offense at play that no one is outing.
I Feel You: 4 Ways to Understand our Kids’ Emotions
I know my kids’ emotions are complex. I’m learning that rather than the disease, those emotions are symptoms. So I’m seeking understanding and solutions.
How Being an Enneagram 8 Does and Doesn’t Define Me
I am the dreaded Enneagram 8—the challenger. Self-confident, decisive, willful, and confrontational. But I also stand for what is right in an unmoving way.
5 Reasons We Love José Altuve’s Big Game 6 Moment
It’s easy for Astros fans to love José Altuve’s series clenching 2 run walk-off sending Houston to the World Series. But we all cheer his poise and class.
Casual Sex: What’s in it for Her?
Casual sex boasts the benefits of being a modern woman: freedom, confidence, independence. But how is hooking up good for girls if 83% prefer commitment?
When A Pastor Takes His Life
People say talking about depression will make it better. Jarrid Wilson‘s suicide shows you can talk about it and not be okay.
Why Your Enneagram 3 Theology Will Fail You
An Enneagram 3 to the core, I know I can change the world. Feeding hungry children, slashing divorce rates, and housing homeless: bring it on!
How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable in Today’s Culture
Disagreement usually sparks hatred. But when did disagreeing equate hating? We, as a whole, have forgotten how to respectfully disagree.
10 ‘Somethings’ I Can Do in Response to Tragedy
In the wake of tragic events, it’s tempting to feel hopeless or point fingers at others. Here are some practical ways I can respond now.
Ed Sheeran’s Beautiful Perspective
Whether or not Ed Sheeran recognizes it, his lyrics communicate the truth that the things of this world will never satisfy.
The Best a Man Can Get: Warring over Masculinity
The ad is surfacing yet again, as Gillette attempts to explain billion-dollar losses this quarter. The public wonders if we need more or less masculinity.
Showing Our Kids How to Love in a Culture Filled with Hate
“Close-minded. Unaccepting. Judgmental.” Many in our society label Christians as the most hateful people of all in a world fighting for love to win.
What Miley Cyrus Teaches Us About Marriage
A catchy new song by Miley reveals a view on love that may not last a lifetime.
Joshua Harris’s Heartbreaking Downfall
A millennial’s perspective on Joshua Harris’s “falling away” from the Christian faith: “I am among the generation that was shaped, both good and bad.”
Single Women Are Happiest and Healthiest?
Women who have never married or had children are the happiest and healthiest, I heard. I’m an unmarried woman with no children. Does single equal happy?
Josh Harris and the Erosion of His Faith
Even the mighty fall. To some, Josh Harris was mighty. He had great influence on their spiritual formation. I hope and pray they know that the Almighty still stands.
Why Your Kid Is Obsessed With Video Games
Video games offer a world for your kids where they are the ones with power. The lure is easy to see. But clearly gaming can’t satisfy these deep desires.
8 Ways to Destroy Your Kid Through Sports
We just want our kids to win at sports! But often in the process, we ruin their fun and train them to despise our approach to life and worldview.
5 Things Coco’s Parents Teach Us About Raising an Athletic Child
Besides her obvious talent on the tennis court, Coco demonstrated what it looks like when parents teach that there’s more going on than just the game.
Why Gwyneth Paltrow’s Part-Time Marriage Only Sounds Ideal
Eight months into their marriage, Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk live in separate houses much of the time. Friends say it’s ideal. But what’s up?
Teen Vogue Fashionably Frames Sex as Suitable Work
As the dad of a 13-year-old girl, when Teen Vogue moves from popping pimples to pushing pimps, I need to raise my hand and say, “I’m not for this.”
Finding Freedom From Pornography
Most men would swim through shark-infested waters rather than admit our failures and weaknesses.
The Petty Prayer I Was Embarrassed to Pray
Tickets to JoJo Siwa’s sold out D.R.E.A.M. tour is all my eleven-year-old daughter wanted for her birthday. I was determined to find a way to take her.
When Everything Is Family Nothing Is
What happens when society redefines family? Our teenagers are sorting through the wounds of a generation’s idea that family is whatever you want it to be.
Should Boys and Girls Play on the Same Team?
High school wrestler Brendan Johnston explained, “I’m not really comfortable wrestling a girl.” Is this a sign of his narrow-mindedness and ego? Or respect?
Ayesha Curry Said it For Women Everywhere
Does anybody notice me? Am I pretty enough? Good enough? Ayesha Curry’s open interview voiced concerns that most women aren’t brave enough to express.
When Life Gets Tough, Self-Esteem Is Not the Answer
“Trust your heart. Believe in you.” Yet with the constant encouragement to pat ourselves on the back, the result isn’t all sunshine and cupcakes.