Confident, Selfless, Grounded: Helping Tween and Teen Daughters Navigate Friendships

By Jessie Minassian Photo by Hannah Nelson from Pexels A girl grounded in her identity will still feel discouraged when she doesn’t have the relational connections she craves, but a lack of friends won’t define her. And it won’t destroy her. And if she’s practicing confidence and selflessness, the lonely seasons won’t last forever. Did … Continue reading Confident, Selfless, Grounded: Helping Tween and Teen Daughters Navigate Friendships

Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

Written by Lisa Tyson Photo by Joshua Mcknight from Pexels I have never hated—I mean really hated—a word before. A word is simply a word, it has no real power. But this word, I hate it.  While I had heard this word before, and probably even used it, I had never really given it extra … Continue reading Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

Race and the Image of God

By Don Morgan Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock It's not hard to see how race-based discrimination is a direct assault on the sanctity and dignity of human life. For Christians, the foundation of a pro-life ethic is the image of God. We believe that humanity – in all of its expressions and dimensions – is sacred because all … Continue reading Race and the Image of God

Four Things God’s Word Teaches Us About Communication

https://vimeo.com/359359086 In this video, Dr. John Trent challenges us to work on how we communicate with our spouse. He shares four things God’s word teaches us about communication. 1. History doesn’t have to be destiny. Genesis 2:24 “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and cleave to his wife.” 2. Explore … Continue reading Four Things God’s Word Teaches Us About Communication

Gaps and Voids: Single Parenting Together

Photo by Josh Willink from Pexels As a single parent, when I poll or survey other single parents with the simple question of, “How did you get here?” I am always blown away that each of our stories are so unique and different. However, one thing that we all nod in agreement to (emphatically), is … Continue reading Gaps and Voids: Single Parenting Together

Helping Our Children Love Each Other Well by Nell Bush

Photo by Daniel Jurin from Pexels As parents, most of us are seeking to love our children well. This is a challenging task, but not nearly as challenging as trying to teach our children how to love each other well, especially when it comes to their siblings!  If you have more than one child in … Continue reading Helping Our Children Love Each Other Well by Nell Bush