As kids, my brother and I were as opposite as could be. Clever and introverted, he could craft a poem one moment and expertly repair an engine the next. He was loyal, fearless, and tenacious in his points of view. As his sister, I was instead the cautious...
Inspiration for Your Family
“Am I a bad mother?” the young woman whispered in the passenger seat beside me with tears in her eyes. I froze. How could I answer this impossible question? Her son—our foster baby—was in our care because of her very real problems and failures to meet his needs. Yet...
Episode 26: How to Talk with Your Kids About the Tough Issues They Face — Interview with Jimmy and Kristin Scroggins
As parents of five kids, now ages 10 to 27, we’ve been blindsided by every kind of tough question over the years. You know the kind of questions we’re talking about: Where do babies come from? When can I have my own smartphone? Why does that family have two moms? What’s going on with the riots on the news? It’s tempting to dodge the questions instead of talking with your kids about the tough issues they face. Jimmy and Kristin Scroggins are here with a word of a hope and a powerful new book to share.
Episode 25: How to Grow a Strong Marriage Through the Changes of Life — Interview with Cheri Fletcher
Our life as a couple brings one transition after another. For Rob and I, we’ve added babies to our family and sent young adults out into the world. Job changes sent us cross-country and turned our routines upside-down. For years Joanna was a stay-at-home homeschooling parent, but now she’s working and sending our son off to school each day. Like us, you’ve had to face the changes of life as a couple. Those transitions can pull you together or create stress that drives you apart.
That’s why we’re happy to welcome our guest Cheri Fletcher to the podcast today. Cheri and her husband Todd have experienced empty nesting and a crisis that forced them to change their lives in nearly every way.
Episode 24: Overcoming the Obstacle of Different Backgrounds in Your Marriage — Interview with Kate and Kagiso Motaung
Every couple begins married life together with a different background of traditions and habits, values and relationship patterns. These differences can create conflict and stress or be used by God to draw you closer to him and each other. Today’s guests, Kagiso and Kate Motaung, know all about bridging differences in their cross-cultural marriage. They offer hope and great wisdom to help couples understand