Is My Child Defiant or Just Impulsive?
How can you tell the difference between defiance and impulsivity? Sometimes the line is fuzzy, but the biggest factor has to do with awareness.
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Six Traits to Look for in a Spouse
If you’re single and desiring to be married, you will find that taking the Bible seriously will prove to be the best dating guide in the long run, rather than the superficial criteria the world urges us to focus on. Read More
11 Qualities of a Christian Father
We must start with the father simply being present. There is much more to being a godly Christian father than simply living in the same house. Here are 11 characteristics from the Bible that every Christian father should have. Read More
6 Important Reasons To Bring Hidden Hurts To God For Healing
Why do we hide our hurts? For some of us it’s because of pride, fear, or shame. Yet in order to grow up spiritually, we must deal and bring to light our hidden hurts for healing. Read More
7 Inspirational Bible Verses for Working Mothers
It’s a tough decision for a mother to leave the home for a part-time or full-time job. There will be many days she is walking or driving away Read More


When Your Kids Get Hurt, Should You Comfort Them?
Your child is running and all of a sudden falls down with a smack on the sidewalk. What do you do? Do you rush over and pick him up? Or do you say, “You’re okay. Get up and try again?” Or how about just looking away and waiting to see if he Read More
Why Transparency with Kids is Important
Communicating about your emotions can be an encouragement to your kids, because, after all, most kids deal with similar emotions. Hearing parents talk about their feelings and then demonstrating appropriate responses Read More
Kids who are Annoying need Sensitivity
Children who exhibit annoying behavior often lack the sensitivity that seems to come naturally to others. Sensitivity helps kids ask themselves the question, Read More
My Child is Just Going through the Motions
Sometimes children learn to go through the motions to just get through a discipline experience. They'll parrot the answers that they know you want to hear. You know that helping Read More


Reducing Tension in Family Life May Require a Parenting Shift
A number of factors prompt tension in a relationship with a child, but if it seems to be lasting for a while, it might be time to consider a parenting


Children and the Bible - Staying motivated
Just as good health and physical activity stimulates our appetite, our desire for God's Word comes from a healthy relationship with Him, and the application of His Word to our lives
True Love: How Do You Know When You Find It?
How do you know it is true love when you find it? How can you be sure it is true love or just infatuation? What are the differences between lust and love?
Children and the Bible - Getting started
The Bible is a big book, and we are blessed to have such a collection of inspired writing—the Word of God—literally at our fingertips.
It was Angela’s spring choir concert. I have to tell you, these choir concerts are bitter sweet for me. I waffle from loving all she is doing, then moments I’m in tears.

A Guide for Christian Marriage

  1. 1Receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, serve at a local church and receive faith training in order to mature in your walk with Jesus.
  2. 2Get educated about Biblical marriage to help set the right priorities and viewpoint about marriage.
  3. 3Seek advice and guidance from Christian parents, pastors, elders, and/or friends in church regarding marriage and how to choose a godly spouse.
  4. 4A couple should begin courtship with the sincere intention of marriage.
  5. 5Before marriage, hold a church service where the couple can make a vow before God to build a faithful family centered on Jesus Christ.
  6. 6Hold a wedding ceremony with parents, relatives and friends, and register the marriage legally.