Showering the Bride With Prayer

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A bridal shower is a special opportunity to cover a new bride with loving prayer.  My church holds … [Read more...]

The Power of Appreciative Words

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This guest post was written by my husband, David "It was really sweet of you to plan this get … [Read more...]

Make Love AND War!

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“Make Love, Not War” is an iconic Vietnam-era slogan that is still used in protests today.  It … [Read more...]

Christian Marriage

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  "...So ought it to be with all Christian husbands and wives. They ought to help one … [Read more...]

Sarah’s Daughters

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When my husband and I got married 18 years ago I proclaimed in my vows, “I joyfully submit my life … [Read more...]

Advice for a lasting marriage

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I was sorting through some old papers recently and came across a stack of brightly colored note … [Read more...]

Letter to a New Bride

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My younger sister found an old letter from me this week, full of advice about her upcoming … [Read more...]

Redefining Marriage

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A vocal minority is seeking to redefine marriage in the United States. As Christians, we believe … [Read more...]

Encourage One Another

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I've been struggling recently with a stressful, painful situation in my extended family. This … [Read more...]

Ruth Bell Graham: A Legacy of Multi-Generational Faithfulness

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At her funeral last year, Ruth Bell Graham's daughter said these words: "I don't believe Mother has … [Read more...]