Helping Your Kids Cope With a World Crisis

Lately it seems as though we can barely make it through an entire week without hearing about a world crisis. Whether it’s terrorism or genocide, civil unrest or economic turmoil, Continue Reading →

Raising Pure-Hearted Sons in an Impure World

I don’t know about you, but I often feel like a fish swimming upstream. Especially when it comes to parenting. God has so kindly given us His Word containing clear instructions about Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Pastor ~ Grace & Truth (Week 45)

I’m convinced that one of the most under appreciated groups of people are godly pastors. They give… and give… and give some more. They cry with us. They celebrate with us. Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures in Times of Terror

It happened again. Another terrorist attack occurred over the weekend, leaving France reeling and the rest of the world grieving. The hashtag #prayforparis has been showing up everywhere, and while that’s a good Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Christian Marriage

There are few things more precious than a Christ-centered marriage. And few things more challenging to develop. Aren’t you thankful for God’s grace that always promises to be enough? Even for Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Praying for Persecuted Christians

Making plans for this space is one of my weaknesses, to be honest with you. The best bloggers keep an editorial calendar, scheduling posts months in advance, but me? I’m Continue Reading →

Preparing for Persecution

Another mass shooting took place last week, and it seems that Christians were once more a target. This incident sparked a touching conversation with my daughter that still lingers in my Continue Reading →

Even at Gunpoint, Yes, I Am a Christian

“Mama?” my eleven-year-old asked. “What would you say if someone held a gun to your head and asked if you were a Christian?” This is one of those times when Continue Reading →

A Woman’s Prayer for Christian Men

Another day, another story of a crumbling marriage making its way to my ears, slumping my shoulders and squelching my spirit. Another man falling for the lie that his family ought Continue Reading →