Grow

Here are some resources resources to help you grow in your relationships: your relationship with God, with others, and with yourself.

Steps to Forgiveness

Steps to Forgiveness

Even when we are willing to forgive, it is a process that takes time. The "steps" are more than psycho-babble. They are a legitimate road we need to travel to reach the place we want to be - a place of freedom and hope. Here's an article that really makes the "how & why" of each step easier to understand.

Step-parenting: Building Relationships

Step-parenting: Building Relationships

There are so many reasons why building relationships in blended families is complicated. It often takes more time and surrender than we expect to form that bond. Here are 6 tips that probably won't come naturally, but can really make a difference!

Organizing Family Memories

Organizing Family Memories

So you have photos for the first day of school, graduation, and summer vacation... artwork from each major holiday... but how do you keep it organized so you can actually enjoy it?

Rising Above Feelings in Marriage

Building True Oneness in Marriage

Dr. Larry Crabb, marriage psychologist and husband, shares how he has discovered through his own journey that most marriages are suffering from "unrecognized self-centeredness." When we feel offended by something, we react to protect ourselves. But that reaction keeps our marriages from being what we want them to be. Instead Larry shows how we can rise above our feelings and show love that mirrors the love God shows us.

One Question for Teens

One Question for Teens

What one question should we be asking our teens? What question could change everything for us and for them? Is there really a question like that? And what makes it such an important one?

When Dad Got It Wrong

When Dad Got It Wrong

Is there a void in your life where a parent used to be? Have you ever wanted to hear someone else's perspective? This shares the story of pushing through hard times and remembering the good moments with a parent.

Holding On When Your Teen Rebels

Holding On When Your Teen Rebels

Every parent's nightmare is having their teen rebel. It's emotionally hard and difficult to watch. But, don't give up!

I Have Spiritual Doubts. Now What?

I Have Spiritual Doubts.  Now What?

Spiritual doubts are normal.  Whether we are new to faith or not, how do we deal with doubts?

Back-to-School

Back-to-School

Lots of feelings come when school starts. Kids can be overwhelmed and so can you. Here are some great resources for helping you navigate getting prepared, getting organized and helping everyone adjust!

Real Life Truths For Every Grad

Real Life Truths For Every Grad

Relevant Magazine recently posted an article for graduates with a list of 10 things they should keep in mind as they move into the next phase of their lives. This list offers great advice for a variety of life transitions.