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“I’m stressed out, tired, exhausted.” From moms to executives, these words reflect a growing state in which many people feel they live. Stress is a byproduct of our postmodern life. We feel we have too little time, too few resources and a […]

Do you wake up some days and simply find yourself in a bad mood? It is easy to do. There are so many things that can disrupt our lives and bring us down if we let them. The key is […]

Since we are created with a body, soul and spirit, to ignore any one part results in an unbalanced life. To live a balanced life, we must attend to all parts of who we are. Because our culture focuses so much on our […]

When Islamist gunmen killed a 10-year-old Egyptian schoolboy’s father, he witnessed his dad standing firm in his Christian faith and refusing to recite the Muslim profession of faith. The price for his convictions cost his life. A boy, his brother and mother now live […]

Turn on the news, look at a magazine, scan the Internet…do you believe you are getting truth? Some would say there is a crisis when it comes to truth. Even when we try to be truthful, it’s easy to embellish the truth. […]

Persevere: Not a word we hear often. But it is especially important in the face of suffering. And most of us have experienced some suffering in our lives. Whether it is a troubled child, a conflictual marriage, a chronic illness […]

Recently, I was on a Christian radio program. The hosts asked, “Can someone who struggles with mental health issues have joy?” And I thought, “Great question, because joy is not the same as happiness.” Mental health disorders are widely misunderstood […]

When John and Sue began to argue over a conflict involving parenting, Sue’s mom physically put herself between the two. She then quoted Matthew 5:9, “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God.” Both spouses […]

Feeling disconnected? Just getting through your day? Nothing much excites you and life feels like a struggle. The Christian life promises joy and peace and you feel neither. What’s going on? The answer could have to do with John 15, a […]

My daughter brought the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” to my attention. She was riveted to the series, but felt it was dark and disturbing. “Mom, you’ve got to watch this. I don’t know what to think as it gets […]