Hope for Your Anxious Heart on Election Day

Hope for Your Anxious Heart on Election Day

This political election has exposed how divided we’ve become as a nation–and the division in our own hearts between fear and faith. We carry frustration, anxiety, and doubt over all that lies ahead. Week after week we’ve suffered waves of trouble from...
How to Untie What Tangles Our Kids’ Hearts and Minds

How to Untie What Tangles Our Kids’ Hearts and Minds

This past week, our daughter said “yes” to her boyfriend! Her smile at his proposal was even more beautiful than the shiny ring he placed on her finger. Those two are a joy to watch as they’ve knit their dreams, faith, and unique personalities into a loving...
7 Ways to Help Your Teen Say “Yes” to Church

7 Ways to Help Your Teen Say “Yes” to Church

Thirty years ago on a chilly autumn afternoon, I fell onto my knees in my dorm room and gave my life to Christ. He had used his church to turn a stubborn, confused teenager from darkness to light. As a young believer, the church was my greenhouse where I grew in faith...
A Prayer for the School Year We Never Saw Coming

A Prayer for the School Year We Never Saw Coming

Our summer is officially ending as the new school year launched this week. Our youngest daughter has logged in to her online classes, and her nose suffered through a required COVID test to attend dual-enrollment classes at a local college. My husband, Rob, is already...
The Greatest Example to Follow as a Mom

The Greatest Example to Follow as a Mom

From the moment my first child was born over 25 years ago, I’ve been looking for advice and the greatest example to follow as a mom. These days I can browse Pinterest for recipes to sneak veggies onto my kids’ plates. The pediatrician keeps me current on car seat...