Making Life Work for Your Family

Fifty Shades?

Fifty Shades?

Is it Grey or Gray?

Patrick Odum writes about 50 Shades of Grey and reminds us to think carefully about our participation and expectation of the movie and our sexuality.

A Grieving Family's Courage

A Grieving Family's Courage

How can there be hope in such heartbreak?

Rubel Shelly share insight into Rick and Kay Warren's interview on Piers Morgan about their son Matthew whose mental illness led him to commit suicide.

Seven Tips to Being an awesome Husband

Seven Tips to Being an awesome Husband

Really, do these actually work and can I actually do them?

Joe Beam reminds us about how to be a good and effective husband who becomes awesome in the eyes of his wife.

I Blew It... Again!

I Blew It... Again!

What happens when Mt. Momma erupts?

Sarah Holley challenges us to focus on our own actions, ask for forgiveness, and prepare for the next trigger encounter after we have come to grips with the latest time we've blown it.

Making God Look Good, Regardless

Making God Look Good, Regardless

What, even in bad times make God look good!

Ron Rose, the faith coach, tells of his own and another time of great trial when he and another decided to live for God despite the hurt.

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

'In Jesus' Name, All Girls!'

Sometimes when kids get it wrong, they get it right!

Russ Lawson reminds us that kids can say something wrongly, but at the same time remind us of greater truth.

Free to Serve

Free to Serve

Set free and yet we still serve?

Paul Faulkner reminds us of our freedom in Christ to serve and find God's blessing.

True Freedom?

True Freedom?

How much stuff makes us free?

Paul Faulkner talks about how possessions seem to take over our lives and own us.

It Doesn't Require Better Skills

It Doesn't Require Better Skills

What's your excuse?

Ron Rose talks about Napoleon Dynamite and his skills and reminds us that we don't have enough skills, but God does!

Loving God

Loving God

What better gift can you give to the Creator of the universe?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that the best gift we can give God is the gift of ourselves, loving him completely.

Power to Change People

Power to Change People

Can anything change our decaying culture for the better?

Paul Faulkner cites a recent Wallstreet Journal report on domestic violence and observes that change happens one man and one family at a time.

Beyond Parental Neglect

Beyond Parental Neglect

So where do the kids fit in on your New Year's list?

Paul Faulkner shares the importance of putting our kids up there as a top priority.

Living Simply

Living Simply

Where are you going to find real peace?

Paul Faulkner talks about finding real peace by living simply!

Vulnerable God

Vulnerable God

What touches you most about Jesus?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that Jesus attracts us to God because of his vulnerability and humanity.

The Person in the Mirror

The Person in the Mirror

How are you doing at this important dimension of love?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to love ourself, properly care for ourselves and honor God by caring for his temple, if we are going to properly love others.

Chosen by God!

Chosen by God!

Imagine never being picked last!

Paul Faulkner reminds us that God chose us, and still chooses us, every time for his team.

Free to Serve

Free to Serve

If I am free, why would I want to be a servant?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that because of Jesus, even difficult tasks are a blessing to do.

Leaving a Legacy of Faith

Leaving a Legacy of Faith

What can we really leave our children?

Paul Faulkner talks about four gifts that we can give our children to pass on to them a living legacy.

Leaving the Past, Living the Kingdom

Leaving the Past, Living the Kingdom

How can I escape my past?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to live for the present to help others and keep our focus on the matters of the Kingdom rather than let our lives get filled with regret for the past.

Losing Control

Losing Control

What's the ultimate loss of control?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we have to give God control now, even though we fear it, because death comes and sooner or later we're going to have to yield control to him, now.

Almost Persuaded?

Almost Persuaded?

How long can we put it off?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we need to decide to respond to Jesus now and honor him with our lives.

Married Singles

Married Singles

How do we get past the isolation?

Paul Faulkner reminds us of the importance of discussing and sharing what we believe with each other in marriage so we can truly become one.

Never Too Late

Never Too Late

How do you know there is still time to make a difference?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that it's never too late to make a difference in the lives of our family members if we will start today.

What's Really Important

What's Really Important

How do you know the difference?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that most folks miss the point of life entirely because they don't know what is really important.

Tragedy Can Bring Awareness

Tragedy Can Bring Awareness

What good can come out of this kind of mess?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that God can bring something good out of our grief and trials.