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10 Deal Breakers Christians Should Have When Dating

When it comes to dating, everyone has their preferences. Keep in mind everyone will come to a relationship of any kind with red flags. While everyone has their fair share of flaws, some can be compromised, but others are outright deal breakers.

If you're an unmarried Christian and going through the dating process, here are a few dealbreakers to help you decide who you will give your time to.

5 Wonderful Things that Happen When We Let Go of Control

Trying to remain in complete control only brings temporary security. Those who seek to reign over their environments will realize that...life happens...regardless.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Living in the Past

It can be easy to live in the past instead of focusing on the here and now. How many times have you replayed a decision or event over and over in your head, wondering if a different choice might have yielded a better result? I’ve definitely done that before.

But living in the past is no way to live out today.

What Does the Bible Say about Food and Eating?

When we talk about addictions and perspectives, many times what comes to mind is alcohol, drugs, or shopping. However, one of the most common struggles, especially in the Western world is unhealthy views of food.  Food is not the problem, but our boundaries and issues revolving around food are the problems we face when it comes to eating.

God’s Word has answers for everything. What does the Bible say about food and eating?

5 Whispers Every Mom Should Hear

These whispers are simple affirmations…reminders to yourself of what you ALREADY know…of what your best friend would tell you if she were sitting right next to you. 

Setting Goals for a Good Year of Marriage

Resolutions are rarely kept past 30 days, but goals can be life changing. More than good intentions, goals help you put in place concrete steps to create a different life, and a different kind of love. So as a couple, take some time to dream together!

A Prayer For When You're Feeling Weak

I hate weakness. I don't like to feel inadequate or incapable or dependent. But ironically, God's word looks at my weakness differently....

10 Ways to Pray Bigger Prayers in the New Year

If one of your resolutions for the new year is to become a person of prayer, here are some prayer topics that hopefully will stir you to speak with God in deep and profound ways.  

Look to the New Year with Hope for Your Future

This time of year can be hard. It seems all the fun has passed and there is nothing to look forward to. As tempting as it may be, don't let the blues settle in. Fight back! Then look forward!

The Day After Christmas....Now What?

For you, is Christmas about feelings of expectation and euphoria, followed by feelings of disappointment and despair right afterward?  Or is there something more to be gained from the passing of Christmas Day?

How to Seek Christ in Christmas

Somehow, I’ve gone from Buddy the Elf to the Grinch. I’ve gone on a downward spiral from loving Christmas to dreading its coming.  But, I don’t want it to be this way!

Let's regain the joy of the season....!

Boy Gets Best Christmas Present Ever - Adopted by His Foster Family!

Every child's deep down Christmas wish is to be loved and be a part of a family.  For this boy, his Christmas wish came true!

This is so precious - grab a tissue!

Get Inspired to Give Back this Holiday Season

 If you’re committed to helping improve the lives of others in your community, it may mean thinking long-term. These five tips can help your gifts provide long-term benefits for the causes you support.

10 Signs You Love Money Too Much

The love of money is a heart problem. It is a choice to pursue wealth for sheer luxury or selfish consumption instead of looking at it from a biblical, eternal perspective.

Here are 10 Sure Signs You Love Money Too Much...

7 Reasons Our Attempts at Quiet Time Fail, and What to do About It

Before restarting in NEXT year, perhaps it would be good to do a brief assessment about why our intentions didn’t quite meet reality in LAST year. Here are seven reasons our attempts at having a quiet time can fail — with a few tips on what you can do about it.

10 Beautiful Scriptures for Your Christmas Cards

This Christmas, when signing your cards, will you take an extra minute or two to be a blessing to someone and to share your faith with believers and nonbelievers through His Word?  His Word is Truth and Life, and by sharing it, there’s no telling the impact that extra minute or two will make.

Secret Santa Visits Walmart in Tennessee to Pay Off Layaway to Give Families a Christmas Miracle

An anonymous Secret Santa walked into a Walmart in Tennessee and shelled out nearly $65,000 to pay off layaway balances belonging to complete strangers. And positive news stories like these are great reminders that there is still so much goodness in the world!

Students Put up Christmas Decorations for Elderly Woman and It Brings Her Such Joy

In a sweet act of kindness, students put up Christmas decorations to help a woman struggling with health problems.  It was captured on local news - take a look!

A Letter to the Single Lady This Holiday Season

Dear Single Woman, I see you. 

I know the holidays can make your relationship status feel like it’s suddenly under a spotlight; the uncomfortable elephant in the room at the dinner table or in conversation.

Whatever the reason behind your single status this Holiday season, it's crucial that you remember these three truths...

10 Surprising Reasons You're Stressed Out

When stress eventually turned into anxiety and depression, I decided since Jesus said, “Come to me those who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt 11:28), there must be a better solution.

Today, I’d like to share Ten Surprising Reasons Why You’re Stressed and Simple Ways to Restore God’s Peace to your soul too!

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