5 Ways to Invest in your Marriage

Hearing just today about yet another Christian couple separating and pursuing divorce brings me to my knees. Yet again. Tragically, […]

by Rachel Ankers Feb 20
Leading People in Times of Crisis

Two years ago, my family lived overseas on a long-term ministry assignment in a developing nation.  We loved our work […]

by Steve Kriter Feb 14
10 Ways to Do Valentine’s Day Differently This Year

Wouldn’t it be a nice change to shift the focus of Valentine’s Day from ourselves to look up at the […]

by John Gilman Jan 31
The Saving Grace of Community

Have you ever needed to be three places at one time and then at the most inopportune time the absolute […]

by Rachel Ankers Jan 26
12 Great Ways to Give This Holiday Season

The Christmas season is all about giving. Hopefully, as we consider the wonder of the gift of the Christ child, […]

by John Gilman Dec 20
Leaning In During Challenging Times

The non-profit organization I work for does excellent work in hard areas of the world.  We have excellent leadership who […]

by Jennifer Byrd Nov 27
How to Survive the Foods of the World

I love food.  I love to cook food; I love to buy food; I love to eat food.  I love […]

by Jennifer Byrd Oct 18
Supporting your Pastor in Times of Turbulence

As the aircraft descended from 30,000 feet, the thick cloud cover wrapped itself around us.  The plane began to shake […]

by John Gilman Oct 9
Creating Opportunities to Connect This Fall

With fall approaching and the beginning of a new school year just a couple of weeks away, many families are […]

by Rachel Ankers Aug 3
4 Simple Ways to Support Your Local Teachers

For most people, as wonderful as their summer may have been, it is hard to ignore that the long days […]

by John Gilman Jul 27
Promoting Church Unity Through Summer Fun

The summer months on the church calendar can often feel empty. Many youth ministries take a break from their regularly […]

by Jennifer Byrd Jun 29
10 Ways to Pray for the United States this Fourth of July

We are in the midst of the heat of summer, and the Fourth of July is around the corner. Certainly […]

by Rachel Ankers Jun 28