3 Tips for Improving Physical Health

3 Tips for Improving Physical Health

Have you ever been discouraged because your desired health and fitness results weren’t coming fast enough? We like results now! We are into quick fixes and life hacks. That’s the American way, is it not? (Hello, Instant Pot.) And we embrace this mindset regarding...
Celebrating the Fourth of July as a Black American

Celebrating the Fourth of July as a Black American

This article focuses on celebrating the Fourth of July as a Black American. It is the second in a two-part series addressing cultural holidays and racial reconciliation. Read Part 1Independence Day in the Age of COVID-19A birthday is a time for celebration. I’m a big...
What to Do When Your Six-Year-Old Professes Faith

What to Do When Your Six-Year-Old Professes Faith

Christian parents all long for the day when their child professes faith in Christ. We love our children, we labor for their souls, and we desire nothing more than for our sons and daughters to also become brothers and sisters in Christ. But when your six-year-old...
How to Handle Disagreement

How to Handle Disagreement

It seems like people are disagreeing a lot more often lately. Not only are we disagreeing more often, but the temperature of our disagreement is higher than ever. If you scan social media, peruse HOA discussion boards, or converse over a family meal; you will find...
How to Reinforce Racial Reconciliation as a Family

How to Reinforce Racial Reconciliation as a Family

Within a week, my seven and nine-year-old sons both received gross misinformation from their peers about the murder of George Floyd. My husband and I were pleased they asked us to clarify the matter—fruit from the previous conversations we have had together. It showed...
Learning to Pray from Paul

Learning to Pray from Paul

Paul’s prayers—like his letters in general—so overflow with richness that you feel like you’re working to catch every drop as it pours out. There’s always more to be seen and acted on than what you find in the moment. This makes studying the Bible exciting, knowing...
Vulnerability Is Hard… and You Need It

Vulnerability Is Hard… and You Need It

We have all heard it, “You need accountability” or “Let’s get you an accountability partner for that.” As common as these Christian comments are, they are incomplete.Let’s first understand something about accountability. I believe every Christian should have...
Have You Tried FaceTiming Jesus?

Have You Tried FaceTiming Jesus?

The difference between a traditional phone call and video chat is… the face! Transmitting audio and visual images, video chatting allows each person to both hear and see the other. It has changed communication, even becoming a staple for grandparents to say hello or...
3 Ways Jesus Revealed the Worth of Women

3 Ways Jesus Revealed the Worth of Women

The New Testament shows us that Jesus treated women as friends. He demonstrated the worth of women in the way he treated them—particularly in a culture and time that did not hold women in high regard.So, why does that matter? It matters because as believers we are...