Ever start reading the Bible and feel like you just aren’t getting anything out of it? While it’s great to have mentors and ministers to help us along the way, there comes a point in time when we need to move from milk to meat and begin to feed ourselves. Our faith cannot be founded … More Becoming a Truth Seeker: 5 Steps to Serious Bible Study
Have you ever wondered why God gave us sexuality but then didn’t give us any real practical ways to be able to control it? … More Sex and Relationship Advice from the Song of Solomon
I had wanted to spend time reading the Bible to my son every day, but I found that he wouldn’t sit still for long enough. With this method of reading the Bible he sits and reads with me for up to 20 minutes at a time. That might not seem like a long time, but … More Little Baby Bible Steps: Reading the Bible [6-12 Month Old]
“You’re so good. You wouldn’t understand.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had people say this kind of thing to me. And I guess I can understand why. I have always been the kind of girl that had every outward appearance of piety. Being a preacher’s kid, a minister’s girlfriend, a missionary’s wife, … More Good Girls Struggle in Secret [How Shame and Silence Are Keeping Us in Sin]
Are you struggling to keep up an active prayer life? Maybe, just maybe, you’re missing the simple things.
In a world that wants to see epic responses – this man gives people what they need. … More This Man Was Publicly Humiliated. His Response? Priceless.
“I love shopping at Target but I love Jesus more.” I read these words and I stopped. Does shopping at Target really mean that I hate Jesus? Will I lose my soul if I don’t follow along with everyone else as they boycott yet another wayward company? It may seem like a black and white … More Should I Boycott If I Love Jesus?
We want to study our Bibles. We know we should study our Bibles. The preacher tells us pretty much every Sunday that we should study our Bibles. There’s nothing really stopping us from studying our Bibles… …and yet, for all that, we don’t study our Bibles. Why? It’s not that we don’t have the time. If you are reading this … More Why Don’t I Want to Study My Bible? [4 Strategies for Building a Stronger Bible Study Habit]
[This article contains a rather frank conversation about sexuality. Please read this only if you are mature enough to handle such things or if such topics offend you. Thank you!] Reader Question: “Is it wrong to want to be sexy? I was in the gym today, at a dance class. And the instructor did a really … More Is It Wrong to Want to Be Sexy? [Reader Question]
So, apparently this is a hot topic. I know this because am a member of an expat wives group on Facebook. While sometimes I do find being a member of this page useful to my living overseas, I remain a member mostly because I find the free-flow discussion of #firstworldproblems (that I am too lower-class to … More What to Do When Your Husband Won’t Put His Clothes in the Basket