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Stress Relief through StorytellingSubscriber Access Only
A new study by the American Psychological Association shows that 20- and 30somethings are the most stressed generation in America. Here's how the church can help them cope.
What Service IsSubscriber Access Only
Serving the Lord is often full of twists, turns, and turbulence
Feeling Left Out In BedSubscriber Access Only
Why it's important to verbalize your needs, feelings, and desires
To Moms of One or Two Children
To Moms of One or Two ChildrenSubscriber Access Only
I know you are maxed out—in every way. But, there is hope, and it does get easier.
Marriage Is Like Ice CreamSubscriber Access Only
When two people come together, they form something entirely new
When Your Kids Go Back to SchoolSubscriber Access Only
Whether you're whistling Dixie or singing the blues, moms need help transitioning from summer too.
Believe God Can Do AnythingSubscriber Access Only
Third Day frontman Mac Powell is passionate about faith, family, and 'doing what's in your heart to do'
Is Masturbation a Sin?
Is Masturbation a Sin?
Expert answers to help you navigate bedroom challenges
Understanding the BibleSubscriber Access Only
God's Word has a lot to say to you—are you listening?
Are You Unexpectedly Pregnant?Subscriber Access Only
Find courage in knowing this didn't take God by surprise
Did God Really Call Me?
Did God Really Call Me? Subscriber Access Only
Dr. Michelle Loyd-Paige on "protecting your anointing" when God calls you to places where there aren't many female role models.
Breaking Down Fences
Breaking Down Fences
Blessed are the peacemakers
Where the Money GoesSubscriber Access Only
I ran three Chicago marathons to raise money for clean water. Were the miles worth it?
Ruth Bell Graham
Ruth Bell Graham
Living words from poet, writer, and wife of evangelist Billy Graham
Evangeline Corey Booth
Evangeline Corey Booth
Living words from street evangelist and first female general of the Salvation Army
Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie Ten Boom
Living words from the Dutch supporter and accomplice of Jews and eventual prisoner under the Nazi regime
Amy Carmichael
Amy Carmichael
Living words from the author and missionary to India
God is With Us in the Trenches
God is With Us in the Trenches
Why it's important to trust and experience God's presence in the midst of life's trials and tribulations
The Test of Marriage
The Test of Marriage
Turns out marriage and kayaking the Na Pali Coast have a lot in common
Raising Good Citizens
Raising Good Citizens
Practical ideas for teaching your kids to appreciate and participate in their country
Experiencing the Transforming Power of the Holy Spirit
Experiencing the Transforming Power of the Holy Spirit
Life change is possible with immersion in the Word of God
Christian Conservationalist
Christian Conservationalist
The earth is not our home, but that doesn't mean we aren't called to preserve it
Praying Significant Prayers
Praying Significant Prayers
How to cultivate a meaningful conversation with the Lord
How You Love
How You Love
How can I figure out what God wants me to do with my life?
Insecurities
Insecurities
How we can love our own identities.
What Is Easter About?
What Is Easter About?
The world didn't stop and wait for Jesus to sacrificially redeem humanity
Facing Failure
Facing Failure
You may be surprised at what you find!
The Secret to Joy
The Secret to Joy
It isn't just about acquiring the right attitude.
Public Enemy #1
Public Enemy #1
The insidious thing that steals your joy and health—and what you can do to take back control.
How Dads Can Bond
How Dads Can Bond
Simple ways dads can connect with a new little life
God's Talking to You
God's Talking to You
Can you hear him?
Finding God in Iraq
Finding God in Iraq
How he's mending and moving in this war-torn nation
Donald Miller on Life as a Solo Son
Donald Miller on Life as a Solo Son
The best-selling author of Blue Like Jazz reckons with his fatherless childhood—and offers hope for single moms and their sons
Navigating Parenthood
Navigating Parenthood
Your influence may determine your child's future
Lessons in Singleness
Lessons in Singleness
God has a plan for every single woman in the world.
How Not to Put God First
How Not to Put God First
There may be a better way
Is There a 'Generational Curse' for Sin?
Is There a 'Generational Curse' for Sin?
Christ offers us a new inheritance
The Power of Prayer
The Power of Prayer
There isn't a magic formula
Busting the Myths About Christian Marriage
Busting the Myths About Christian Marriage
One couple thought being Christians would save them from marital problems. Their naïve beliefs made everything worse.
Intercede, Pray, Love
Intercede, Pray, Love
Pray like you mean it
Friendships in the Church
Friendships in the Church
4 ways to foster spiritual friendships.
Face-to-Face Relationships
Face-to-Face Relationships
6 small-town secrets that lead to authentic relationships
God's Marriage Counseling
God's Marriage Counseling
Our marriage thrives on the right advice
What Happens in Vegas
What Happens in Vegas
Modern-day abolitionist Lisa Thompson talks about the disturbing impact of our hypersexualized culture--and what she hopes you'll do about it.
Praying Away Fear
Praying Away Fear
There is only one way to face a world of bombings, shootings, and uncertainty.
1 John 2:17
1 John 2:17
Finding purpose in the mundane
1 Peter 3:9
1 Peter 3:9
Learning to pay back insults with blessing
1 Timothy 2:2
1 Timothy 2:2
A reminder to pray for all who are in authority so that we might live peaceably.
Ephesians 2:4-5
Ephesians 2:4-5
No matter the weight of our sins, Christ's sacrificial love redeems us all.
Galatians 5:25
Galatians 5:25
Become a purpose-filled woman by following the Spirit’s leading in every part of your life.
Galatians 4:6
Galatians 4:6
A call for father figures to take an active role in church life
Isaiah 9:6
Isaiah 9:6
An announcement proclaiming the arrival of the Savior
Isaiah 33
Isaiah 33
The Lord is our strength and salvation.
Isaiah 55:9
Isaiah 55:9
Learning to listen to God
James 5:16
James 5:16
Confess. Pray. Experience God's Power.
John 7:38
John 7:38
What's the difference between living water and H2O?
John 15:9
John 15:9
Abide in God's love.
John 15:13
John 15:13
The heart-wrenching reality of sacrificial love
John 16:33
John 16:33
In this life we will have trouble, but Christ has overcome the world
Matthew 11:28
Matthew 11:28
Learning to rest in the Lord
Proverbs 1:8-9
Proverbs 1:8-9
The Biblical mandate to respect parents' wishes
Proverbs 3:12
Proverbs 3:12
The LORD corrects those he loves
Proverbs 10:19
Proverbs 10:19
Lessons from a chatterbox: be sensible and keep your mouth shut.
Psalm 25:4-5
Psalm 25:4-5
Place your hope in the Lord
Psalm 91:2
Psalm 91:2
Even in marriage's winters, God is my refuge and strength
Psalm 127:3
Psalm 127:3
Raising children who care
Revelation 21:5
Revelation 21:5
The key to happiness is to hope for heaven
Romans 8:38
Romans 8:38
Nothing can ever separate me from the love of Christ
Romans 12:12
Romans 12:12
In God we trust: ways to face the future with confidence
Romans 15:5-6
Romans 15:5-6
An inspirational verse on unity from the book of Romans
How to Cover Your Child in Prayer
How to Cover Your Child in Prayer
It's one of a parent's greatest ministries
Lost at SeaSubscriber Access Only
Depression isn't always easy to comprehend, but we can offer companionship to those adrift on its turbulent waters
Bored with Bible Study?
Bored with Bible Study?
Take your small group to the next level with these keys for deeper spiritual engagement and building real fellowship
Marriages Are Like SnowflakesSubscriber Access Only
Relationships are as unique as the people in them.
Jesus Culture: 'Raising Up Revivalists'Subscriber Access Only
Worship leader Kim Walker-Smith is passionate about using her gifts to equip and empower the next generation of church leaders
What Is Celebration?Subscriber Access Only
Learning to experience deep joy in every moment of our lives
Confessions of the Well-BehavedSubscriber Access Only
I often live as if my calling is to avoid facing my sin.
God's Big AnswersSubscriber Access Only
In the face of my son's painful crisis, I realized how diminished my view of God had become.
A Promise Delivered
Parenting is about God and his plans, not about us
How God Used the Army to Strengthen My Marriage
Lessons from unlikely places
No Need for Nooners
Why glitz, glamour, and midday romance have nothing to do with my marriage
Winning the Worry War
Winning the Worry WarSubscriber Access Only
It’s impossible to simply “stop worrying.” Consider these strategies for getting worry under control.
Expecting a "You Complete Me" Kind of Marriage
Expecting a "You Complete Me" Kind of Marriage
I wanted my husband to do what I needed God to do
Balancing Marriage, Ministry, and Motherhood
From Seattle to Sydney, 32-year-old worship leader Annie Garratt talks about leading and living a life of worship.
Forgiven to Forgive
Gracia Burnham finds that big redemption comes in small steps
5 Ways You Can Help Combat Human Trafficking
5 Ways You Can Help Combat Human Trafficking
Ways to join the fight against modern-day slavery

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