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How To Effectively Minister to Single Dads

How To Effectively Minister to Single Dads

No one quite knows what to do with single dads when it comes to church socials and fellowship. While church should be the one safe place this man finds community and acceptance, sadly Christians assume he’s fine on his own. In reality, raising kids alone in this world...

Maximizing Tech for Faith Formation? It’s Time.

Maximizing Tech for Faith Formation? It’s Time.

One of the items missing from my 6th grader’s back-to-school list this year was an electronic device. Yet even with brick-and-mortar learning back in full swing, it’s seemingly impossible for my student to successfully meet class requirements without a device. Daily...

Effective Goals to Help You Overcome Grief

Effective Goals to Help You Overcome Grief

It can be hard to stay focused on your health when you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, anxious about the future, or dealing with other obstacles that cause you grief. But you don’t have to abandon your goals in order to get back on track. You can find ways to...

Three Ways to Support Society’s Most Vulnerable Children 

Three Ways to Support Society’s Most Vulnerable Children 

There’s never a shortage of causes begging for the church’s time, resources, and attention, and the pandemic has only furthered that. When we think about caring for those closest to God’s heart, vulnerable children come to the top of the list, but it can feel...

Marriage and money – fireworks or fun?

Marriage and money – fireworks or fun?

Finances are cited as one of the greatest sources of disagreements, arguments, and even a cause for divorce. The first is lack of communication, and the second is money disagreements. But money itself is not the problem. Money problems are a symptom of a heart issue....

Echoing God’s Love

Echoing God’s Love

While I was chasing my dream as a musician, I had gotten my family into a pretty tough situation financially. I didn’t know what to do and kept saying, “I’ll figure something out,” but I never could. My wife and I were down to one car that was in rough shape. The AC...

How Ancient Prayers Bring Us Stability for Uncertain Times 

How Ancient Prayers Bring Us Stability for Uncertain Times 

For all its conveniences and wonders, modern life can be deeply unstable. Technology has both accelerated and unsettled human civilization. Novel ideologies leave many questioning what it means to be a human being or an authentic follower of Jesus. Families are...

How We Can Help Equip the Next Generation 

How We Can Help Equip the Next Generation 

I’m the mom of three daughters; a 16-year-old, a 14-year-old, and a 10 year old. My girls are growing up in a vastly different world than the one I grew up in. It is not enough for them to know basic Bible stories, they need to know how to read God’s Word for...

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Develop Good Bible Study Habits

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Develop Good Bible Study Habits

Building habits takes time. Sometimes, these habits are easy to establish, like brushing our teeth. We understand the importance of it—keeping our mouth healthy—and we recognize the consequences to not doing it—bad breath and, eventually, losing our teeth.  Some...

Prevent Burn Out by Managing Your Stress

Prevent Burn Out by Managing Your Stress

Stress. We live with it every day, and ministry is no exception. I love the commercial a couple of years back where a very stressed young man at the grocery store check out is being asked “paper or plastic?” He has this blank stare on his face as his mind whirls with...

How To Effectively Minister to Single Dads

How To Effectively Minister to Single Dads

No one quite knows what to do with single dads when it comes to church socials and fellowship. While church should be the one safe place this man finds community and acceptance, sadly Christians assume he’s fine on his own. In reality, raising kids alone in this world...

Maximizing Tech for Faith Formation? It’s Time.

Maximizing Tech for Faith Formation? It’s Time.

One of the items missing from my 6th grader’s back-to-school list this year was an electronic device. Yet even with brick-and-mortar learning back in full swing, it’s seemingly impossible for my student to successfully meet class requirements without a device. Daily...

Effective Goals to Help You Overcome Grief

Effective Goals to Help You Overcome Grief

It can be hard to stay focused on your health when you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, anxious about the future, or dealing with other obstacles that cause you grief. But you don’t have to abandon your goals in order to get back on track. You can find ways to...

Three Ways to Support Society’s Most Vulnerable Children 

Three Ways to Support Society’s Most Vulnerable Children 

There’s never a shortage of causes begging for the church’s time, resources, and attention, and the pandemic has only furthered that. When we think about caring for those closest to God’s heart, vulnerable children come to the top of the list, but it can feel...

Marriage and money – fireworks or fun?

Marriage and money – fireworks or fun?

Finances are cited as one of the greatest sources of disagreements, arguments, and even a cause for divorce. The first is lack of communication, and the second is money disagreements. But money itself is not the problem. Money problems are a symptom of a heart issue....

Echoing God’s Love

Echoing God’s Love

While I was chasing my dream as a musician, I had gotten my family into a pretty tough situation financially. I didn’t know what to do and kept saying, “I’ll figure something out,” but I never could. My wife and I were down to one car that was in rough shape. The AC...

How Ancient Prayers Bring Us Stability for Uncertain Times 

How Ancient Prayers Bring Us Stability for Uncertain Times 

For all its conveniences and wonders, modern life can be deeply unstable. Technology has both accelerated and unsettled human civilization. Novel ideologies leave many questioning what it means to be a human being or an authentic follower of Jesus. Families are...

How We Can Help Equip the Next Generation 

How We Can Help Equip the Next Generation 

I’m the mom of three daughters; a 16-year-old, a 14-year-old, and a 10 year old. My girls are growing up in a vastly different world than the one I grew up in. It is not enough for them to know basic Bible stories, they need to know how to read God’s Word for...

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Develop Good Bible Study Habits

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Develop Good Bible Study Habits

Building habits takes time. Sometimes, these habits are easy to establish, like brushing our teeth. We understand the importance of it—keeping our mouth healthy—and we recognize the consequences to not doing it—bad breath and, eventually, losing our teeth.  Some...

Prevent Burn Out by Managing Your Stress

Prevent Burn Out by Managing Your Stress

Stress. We live with it every day, and ministry is no exception. I love the commercial a couple of years back where a very stressed young man at the grocery store check out is being asked “paper or plastic?” He has this blank stare on his face as his mind whirls with...

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