You Have the Right to be Human: What my Wife and Kids are Teaching me about Perfectionism

Do you always feel the need to make sure every little thing you do is perfect? Ben Snyder shares what his family taught him about the bondage of perfectionism.


What to Do When You are Exhausted

If you could have seen us, you would have laughed. There we were, traversing our way through the busy London streets, my ambitious husband and twelve-year-old son in the lead, my two daughters (10 & 6) meandering in the middle and me, the mom, following behind, keeping them in a line like a bunch of […]


The Logic of Lent: What Really Happens when You Fast?

Have you ever wondered what purpose fasting actually serves in our spirituality? Ben Snyder provides an analytical assessment of how deprivation of flesh impacts our relationship with God.


Fasting without an Agenda

So often, we fast and pray when we want answers or want God to move in some way. But, what might happen in the core of your soul if you fasted without any expectations?


The Heart of Lent

What is Lent anyway, and why do we observe it? Karen Vine shares just what is at the heart of Lent and why we need it so much.


What is Soul Care?

What does soul care mean? Nick Cash shares the biblical basis for nurturing your soul as well as the souls of others.


How to Have a Better Prayer Life in the New Year

Are you trying to find ways to elevate your prayer life in the new year? Patricia Taylor shares one of the easiest things you can try to find more satisfaction with your prayer life.


What Do You Want for Christmas?

Do you know what you want for Christmas? Mary Morton shares with us the meaning of a gift of bright, shining light to follow.


Making Jesus the Center of Christmas

How can we keep Jesus at the center of our Christmas festivities in a culture of consumerism? Mary Morton has solid advice.


How to Find an Advent Perspective

The season of Advent has always been something I love. As I prepare my heart, mind, and home for ‘the coming,’ the expectant waiting is a reminder of the past promised birth and the future return of the Messiah. This keeps me grounded in the knowledge that this world is not my home and that […]