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5 Ways the Whole Family Can Eat Healthy

People are understandably conscious about the foods they’re eating and where they come from. This has seen the rise of whole, clean and natural foods, and in the last couple years, the trend has even moved into pet foods.
These tips can help your whole family lead a more healthy life.

7 Things I Do When The Future Scares Me

If you’re feeling uneasy about the days ahead, please know you’re not alone. 

Here are 7 things to do when the fear clouds your future...

How to Be Sure You're Marrying "The One"

“Am I willing to serve, sacrifice for, and forgive the person I’m with...until death do us part?”

Lonely at Church: How to Rethink Community and Find Fellowship

Have you ever felt like an exile in your own church? COVID has only served to make that feeling worse. 

Here's how one woman reassessed her community and found friendship.

An Easy 4-Step Social Media Fast (to Free Your Soul)

Confess - who here is addicted to Social media?  It makes us glued to our phones for a good part of the day, creates negative affects on our relationships, makes us less productive, and it can give us a skewed perception of what reality is. 

What can we do to make sure that our lives don’t get consumed with social media?  Here is an easy 4 step social media fast to free your soul...

Sharpen Students’ Minds with Proper Nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

How can a proper diet help reverse this trend?

Church Buys School Supplies for Every Student at Their Local Elementary School

Parkview Mennonite Church in Hillsboro, Kansas decided to put works with their faith and made a wonderfully generous donation to a local elementary school, opting to purchase academic supplies for every single student due to attend! 

See what happened when this local church body decided to be a blessing to their whole community...!

5 Back to School Prayers for Families and Teachers

Whether you’re homeschooling, sending your kids to public school or private school, or even off to college, there’s reason to pray!  

Here are five prayers to pray this Back-to-School season. 

Should You Let Your Kids Use TikTok?

Of all the apps in recent years, perhaps the one that has received the most debate on whether it should be used is TikTok. TikTok not only has an addictive, habit-forming quality but is also an app where most anything goes.

This begs the question for parents, should you let your kid use TikTok?

We are Closer to God Than We Can Imagine

There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to our closeness with God:  “If you would just read your Bible more, go to church more, share your faith, then that'll bring you closer to God.” So I try doing all of those things—but that feeling of closeness with God still doesn't come. 

But then, I discovered where I'd gone wrong. 

How to Navigate Family Feelings About Returning to School

How does your family feel about returning back to school this year?  Excited?  Worried?  

Consider these three tips to help your children (and yourself) manage emotions during the transition back to school.

Midlife Marriage: Rejoicing in the Spouse of Your Youth

Our culture seems to place a high value on the euphoria of young love and early romance, rarely taking into account the challenges that come as we advance through the decades together.

So what's a midlife married couple to do?

How to Pray When You Don't Know What to Do

I don’t know about you, but in the face of all the bad news in the headlines. In the face of all the hard things happening in the world I want to see God show up!

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Take a Summer Break from Church

We wouldn’t expect our bodies to stay healthy if we binged on sugar or never exercised. We can’t expect our souls to stay healthy either when we don’t feed our spirits the Word of God and experience Him in deep community -- even over the summer!

3 Things to Remember about Your (Imperfect) Marriage

What are the essential wisdom perspectives that Scripture gives us that enable us to have realistic expectations for our marriage?

5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read the Bible

Bible reading is such a critical part of a healthy relationship with God, but truthfully, it’s not the first Book most children gravitate toward.  What can we do to help our kids not only read the Bible, but understand what they’re reading, potentially enjoy it, and most of all, apply it?

Here are some ideas that will hopefully get you started:

How to Parent Your Grown Children Without Smothering Them

We all want to feel needed. And sometimes, it’s scary to let our grown children make certain decisions on their own.  How do you give them space, but still let them know you are there when they need you or when they’d like you to be around?

Here are seven suggestions to help you parent your grown children without smothering them

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