The Gospel Heals Families – Woman’s Worries Are Prayed Away

| July 9, 2014

Jyoti spent her time caring for her two children and trying to ensure her family was run well, while her husband labored in short-term jobs to provide for them. But when the summer came and her husband did not get any jobs, the worries of each day became nearly unbearable. Jyoti worried relentlessly about how […]

Not According to Plan

| June 30, 2014

What will you do when your life pivots in ways you didn’t anticipate? Proverbs 19:21 says, “Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.” Ever a morning person, by the time I’m done brushing my teeth my mind is typically racing with […]

Courtdate: A Generation of Courtship Culture on Trial

| June 18, 2014

In the 1980s, many parents were appalled at the heartbreak and devastation of a culture that had lost its biblical moorings. The abuse of sex and drugs and education were creating a living hell. Adults who were saved out of this environment decided that they wanted to make climate change a reality. Their fierce and […]

Israel Wayne on Grace for the Imperfect

| April 24, 2014

This article is so very good. This article is for the doormat who lives in a shell in order to survive the belittling, abusive manipulation of a out of control man, who has criticism, condemnation,  and the perpetual pouring out of hopelessness wringing in her ears and yet she still wants to hope and looks […]

Faithfulness Rewarded: Widow After 6 Weeks Of Marriage Finds Out The Truth After 6 Decades.

| March 6, 2014

A beautiful testimony of faithfulness and fidelity in a marriage relationship, WWII war widow Peggy Harris knows more of commitment than most marriages understand today. Recommended Resources Beloved Bride: The Letters of Stonewall Jackson to His Wife Coming In on a Wing and a Prayer Jennie B. and the Pilot A Promise Kept Have you […]

Don’t Be A Bathsheba

| February 21, 2014

  From Single, Young, Christian, Mom Don’t be the Bathsheba meaning don’t be a sexual temptation or a bad example of beauty for others. I’ve been thinking and praying a lot lately about how we as women deal with beauty.  Beauty is a battle in and of itself. Every woman longs deeply to have a beauty […]

Home Birth: Why This Doctor Would Still Choose One

| February 6, 2014

Nearly 30 years ago I gave birth to my first baby at home, followed by three more children via three more home births in the ensuing decade. My four births were beautiful, meaningful, empowering events that supported my smooth transition into natural mothering. Admittedly, this was long before I was a physician. In fact, I […]

5 Things I Wish I’d Done Before Marriage

| December 18, 2013

Editor’s note: This is not an endorsement of Beyonce. From Relevant There’s no doubt you need to have a certain degree of personal maturity in order to have a healthy marriage. Even though you can’t be totally “ready” for something like marriage (more on that here), you should be cultivating a healthy, balanced, God-centered lifestyle in […]

My Train Wreck Conversion – As a leftist lesbian professor, I despised Christians. Then I somehow became one.

| December 4, 2013

But the verse promised understanding after obedience. I wrestled with the question: Did I really want to understand homosexuality from God’s point of view, or did I just want to argue with him? I prayed that night that God would give me the willingness to obey before I understood. I prayed long into the unfolding […]

Raped, impregnated 13-year-old keeps baby

| November 23, 2013

A heart wrenching story of a brave young lady who in the face of death threats, personal trauma, and the disdain of society, showed selfless sacrifice and love beyond her years. The very character of biblical womanhood. I blogged last week about a Ms. Magazine article lamenting how difficult it is for “young women of color” to get abortions. […]

Resignation and Repentance

| November 1, 2013

From Doug Phillips at Vision Forum: With thanksgiving to God for His mercy and love, I have stepped down from the office of president at Vision Forum Ministries and have discontinued my speaking responsibilities. There has been serious sin in my life for which God has graciously brought me to repentance. I have confessed my sin to my […]

The Business 9 Women Kept A Secret For Three Decades

| August 28, 2013

Somewhere in West Tennessee, not far from Graceland, nine women — or “The 9 Nanas,” as they prefer to be called — gather in the darkness of night. At 4am they begin their daily routine — a ritual that no one, not even their husbands, knew about for 30 years. They have one mission and […]

My Father Is a Man Worthy of Honor: Lessons Learned by a Daughter

| June 28, 2013

Truth be told, love is not something that effortlessly streams out when there is someone lovely nearby; love is something we must choose to do, and love sometimes requires showing honor and respect to someone whose honor and respectability may be hard to see. However, the more you act like you love, disciplining your attitudes […]

The Power of Prayer in Lives of a Soon to be Wed Couple

| June 5, 2013

The Story Behind the Photo Moments before I was to walk down the aisle my soon to be mother in law came in the dressing room where my bridesmaids and I were all gushing with giggles and fluttering about finishing last minute details. “Sweetheart, your groom has called for you!”. Read the rest here. Have […]

Homeschooled and Now Without a Home to School In?

| April 30, 2013

In an internationally watched court case that could determine whether German homeschoolers will be granted asylum or deported by the American government, the Romeike family had its asylum petition heard in a Cincinnati courtroom last Tuesday. In Romeike v. Holder (“Holder” is Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General), the Obama Administration presented oral arguments intended […]