Category: christian living

A Mother’s Main Job (& How to Do it Each Day)

A parent has many jobs, can I get an Amen? But do you know what THE most important job, hands down, for any Christian parent is? Discipleship. In fact, that's the primary job Jesus left all of us to do (Matthew 28:19) as Christians, so how much more is this command given to parents, backed up with ...

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3 Powerful Lessons We (& Our Children) Need from Daniel

Reading through the book of Daniel in the mornings to the kids has given me a refreshing reminder of what a follower of God looks like. It's easy to forget in our often self-defined versions of Christianity. Here are 3 huge lessons we have learned so far: 1. Having the right to be angry or retaliate doesn't ...

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How Internet Pornography Destroys People & Families (And What We Can Do About it)

Solomon said "there's nothing new under the sun" but he hadn't counted on Internet pornography. Of course the sin isn't new but we are the first to witness the "internet pornography experiment" and are only just beginning to see its devastating effects. I'm writing this because I believe nothing is more destructive to people and families, and ...

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Do You Wait Like a Woman of Faith? (If Not, Why You Should Start Now!)

This post may sting a little bit, but it's going to be the best kind of sting! Let me ask you a question: Do you consider yourself a woman of faith? (You should take a minute and make a few notes about what being a woman of faith looks like to you.) Now let me ask another ...

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Girl Defined: A Ministry for Girls You’ll Love

Meet Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird (sisters), founders of Girl Defined.  They are friends with a very dear friend of mine and she told me about them after speaking at their recent conference "Radical Purity." They are regular contributors to the ministry of Nancy Leigh DeMoss and have spoken at one of the True Woman ...

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Grace and the Pursuit of Holiness: What a Difference it Makes When We Get it Wrong

If you grew up in a legalistic family, and then came to understand the destruction of that later, you might be confused about how grace fits into our pursuit of holiness. You might have fallen into another ditch: uber grace (a term I made up). I define that as an ideology that is so centered on ...

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Our ENTIRE shop is 20% off for 5 days only

Many of you newer readers and maybe even those who have been around here for awhile, may not realize we have a shop with some really fantastic resources. You can see everything HERE and click on each type of item to see more details. For just 5 days, you can get anything from the store for ...

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The Glory of Being Differently Woman

I never dreamed I'd live in a world where real live humans would be talking about "the harm of infant gender assignment", saying of their expecting baby: "We're going to wait and let it choose which gender it identifies with", and calling you a cruel parent if you announce the gender of your child before ...

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The Only Way to Be Important: This is the Essence of Being a Christian

The Only Wa to Be Important: This is the Essence of Being a Christian

It's common to hear "I have been called to the mission field." That typically means one has been called overseas to minister to a different country. Have you ever compared your life to someone else's, say that of a foreign missionary's, and felt less than great? Less than important? The desire to be important isn't inherently ...

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What I’m Telling My Girls About the Women’s March

The women's march that took place the day after the presidential inauguration leaves me with a deep sense of anguish, not hope, for the women in this country. As a Christian woman who is also a human being, who obviously shares the same ideals of feminism as far as it includes women being treated with ...

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