The Beauty of Womanhood
Her Uniqueness Makes Her Essential
Apr 19, 2016
The vision our culture offers women exchanges the glory of feminine strength for a treadmill race to nowhere. Women, God made us for more.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
When You’re Not a Typical Woman
Aug 11, 2016
God doesn’t ask you to be typical. He calls you to be his.
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.
Developing Our Second Bests
Freedom and Encouragement for Homemakers
Feb 9, 2016
Mothers can be liberated from the need to chase after being the best, and instead give our all to what God has put before us.
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.
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.
Your First Years of Marriage
Three Lessons for Young Couples
Mar 5, 2022
When we get married, we might assume that life together will be easy and fun, but the first years can be especially challenging.
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.
Married Moms Need Single Women
Jul 27, 2016
If a man and a woman complete each other in marriage, who completes the single person? One mom shares about the role single women have played in her life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
More Than Mom Can Bear
How to Love Beyond Our Limits
Oct 2, 2021
In times of crisis, when we know our best isn’t good enough, and our strength isn’t strong enough, we learn more fully what trusting in God means.
The Sacred Life of a Mother’s Mind
May 10, 2022
Moms may feel like we can’t prioritize our own minds over the needs around us, but how we keep our minds will shape how we keep our homes.
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.
What Is Your Body Saying?
The Call of God in a Woman’s Design
Aug 22, 2016
We are not less than the bodies God has given us. Bodies matter. God made them and think highly of them. And he’s not shelving the idea.
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