Love Your (Imperfect) Pastors
Jul 17, 2021
God will meet us in unexpected ways when we forsake our own expectations, and receive our imperfect pastors as the men God has made them to be.
Young Mom, You Can Read the Bible
May 4, 2021
For young moms to find consistency in Bible reading, we have to learn to embrace flexibility in Bible reading.
Submission Is a Wonderful Weapon
Mar 10, 2021
What makes a wife’s submission a rare and wonderful weapon? It shows the reliability and worth of her God.
Obeying God Will Make You Wise
Jan 5, 2021
If you want to grow in wisdom and understanding, trust and obey God, especially when you think you know better.
Blessed Are the Unoffendable
Nov 7, 2020
When someone hurts us, it is all too easy to take offense and shut the gates of our hearts. But blessed are the unoffendable.
What Does the Body Say?
The Voice of God in Human Form
Sep 18, 2020
The bodies God gives us teach us not only what is, but what ought to be. And when we disregard our bodies, we disregard the God who made them.
Woe Is Me
The Sin of Self-Pity and How to Be Free
Aug 15, 2020
Self-pity invites you to hold onto your hurt and lick your own wounds. God invites you to bring your hurts to him and find healing.
The Beauty and Abuse of Empathy
How Virtue Becomes a Tyrant
Apr 14, 2020
Empathy moves us toward suffering, arouses our love, and attunes us to others’ emotions. But empathy can also become a tyrant.
We Become What We Watch
What Entertainment Does to Our Minds
Oct 6, 2019
We might think we can shut off our minds while we watch television or movies, but we are always thinking — and that thinking shapes who we become.
How Does She Do It?
The Making of an Atypical Woman
Feb 12, 2019
Young mother, breathe. God will increase your capacity while you are faithful in what he has called you to do today.
Precept Upon Precept
A Common (and Serious) Problem in Bible Study
Jan 28, 2019
“Precept upon precept, line upon line.” The familiar and beloved phrase for Bible study may not mean what we’ve always thought.
God Knows What You Don’t Have
Nov 7, 2018
The big trials aren’t always the tests we think they are, and often it’s the little trials that threaten to unravel us.
How We Worship the Queen of Heaven
Aug 17, 2018
What must God think of a society that has made child sacrifice normal for the sake of elective infertility?
Comparison Is Not the Thief of Joy
Mar 26, 2018
Comparison does not need to lead to envy and pride. With God’s help, it can lead to godliness, humility, and even joy.
The Life-Changing Magic of an Untidy Christmas
Dec 19, 2017
Maybe you’re ready to strip Christmas down to its essence, to chuck all the clutter. Or maybe a little clutter is just what you need to meet Jesus.
The Radical Reformer
Conrad Grebel (c. 1498–1526)
Oct 21, 2017
Conrad Grebel is known as a “radical Reformer” — a leader who took the movement one step further by insisting on separating church from state.
Three Traps for Young Moms
Aug 23, 2017
Today’s young mothers are not fundamentally different from moms of past generations, but we do face some unique challenges. Here are three to recognize.
The Beauty of Inequality
Jul 10, 2017
We can become discouraged when we see others with more talents than us. But God gives gifts unequally for the glory of his own name.
The Only Constant in Life
Our Anchor in the Storms of Change
May 22, 2017
Some have said that the only constant in life is change. When our identity is in Christ, we know better.
The Horror of Human Embryo Jewelry
May 13, 2017
Let’s rescue children who are perishing, and not turn them into an accessory for their parents to wear. And let’s offer all people the hope of the gospel.
The Greatest Need in Special Needs
Dec 15, 2016
People with special needs will not be saved by our sentimentality. Only the good news of Christ can do that.
Christian Women Don’t Always Submit
Nov 30, 2016
Many Christian women have a big submission problem: they submit too quickly, and too freely, to the heavy yoke of the world’s rules.
What Makes a Good Mom?
Oct 6, 2016
Our job as Christian moms is huge and serious, but that doesn’t mean we’re meant to carry the heaviness of it alone.
Every Woman’s Call to Work
Sep 13, 2016
Often our circumstances are not ideal, and the call to lay down our lives to meet others’ needs takes many different forms.
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