Networking Together: The Role of the Church Leader and Christian Therapist

What do you do when someone in your congregation needs emotional or psychological help you aren’t equipped to provide? Misty Lawrence shares the importance of having a network of counselors to draw from.


The Dos and Don’ts of Dating in College

How in the world can a Christian navigate the dating world? Katie Heckel shares some helpful dos and don’ts for dating.


How Rituals Can Knit Your Family Together

Do you have rituals that your family follows? Ben Snyder shares how even small rituals can knit your family together around the things you find important.


Pokévangelism: Using Pokémon Go to Reach New People

Is your church a Pokémon Go stop? Jenny Williams shares how you might care for the souls of those who are looking for little critters at your church.


10 Tips for Your Family Worship Time

Does your family have a time of worship together? Winfield Bevins shares 10 Tips for Your Family Worship Time.


Vacations are for Wimps! (4 Tips for Having Your Best Vacation Yet!)

Vacations are for the weak! Right? Michelle Marx shares why vacations are important and gives us four tips to making our next vacation the best one yet!


Things that Crush the Imagination

My grandson began kindergarten, and his imagination was crushed within the first weeks of school. He received a worksheet of a tree and was told to color the tree with his green crayon. Using his vivid imagination, he colored the tree orange and yellow. To him, this was a fall tree. Needless to say, his […]


Reflections on Mother’s Day

What advice would a veteran mother give to a young wife who is considering having a child? Marilyn Elliott reflects on motherhood and some of the true feelings of real mothers on Mother’s Day.


The Purpose of Crying Out in Sorrow

What is the role of sorrow in life? We all know it is unpleasant, and we want to avoid it at all costs. But, we need sorrow! Marilyn Elliott shares the benefits of sorrow and how it can open us up to real, authentic life which later leads to joy.


Sometimes It’s Hard to Listen

In some confession liturgies, the congregation asks forgiveness because “we have not heard the cry of the needy.” But, sometimes it can be really hard to listen. Karen Vine shares her experience of finding listening difficult.