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...
Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

Do You Have a Full Plate But An Empty Heart?

The shelves at the store have been a little bare these days. The toilet paper aisle is decimated. Shopping for flour, mac and cheese, rice, and fresh meat feels like a scavenger hunt. Hand sanitizer has become liquid gold. For many, lost jobs and paychecks make hunger...