May 26, 1995 is a reset date for Joe Pellegrino. On that day at a Promise Keepers conference he committed himself to the Lord. He shares what he's learned about following God's better blueprint.
Juli Slattery and Michelle Hill engage in a lively discussion about sexuality. Slattery coaches mothers how to talk to their daughters about sex.
Juli Slattery and Michelle Hill talk about sexuality as it relates to singleness. Hill, who is single, talks honestly about being single in a sex-crazed culture.
Jaquelle Crowe and her father, Sean Crowe, talk about connecting as a family. Jacquelle talks about how her parents were quick to confess when they made mistakes.
Jaquelle Crowe talks about the relationship teens need to have with their parents. Crowe reminds teens that their parents are doing the best they can, and that they are only human.
Jaquelle Crowe explains how her parents modeled the gospel as she grew up. Crowe coaches parents on how to make the Christian life attractive to their kids.
Lee Wolfe Blum struggled with an eating disorder for over 10 years. Blum shares the stories of several women who rose above their circumstances and relied on the Lord for His courage to live bravely.
Lee Wolfe Blum remembers her youth and the powerful, damaging message, "you don't matter." Blum encourages women to be authentic in the midst of struggles.
Comedian Michael Jr. talks about his feature film called, "More Than Funny." Michael explains why this movie is more than just a way to be entertained.
Most of us think we communicate effectively using our devices. Dr. Emerson Eggerichs reminds us that the best communication still occurs face to face, using vocal tone, body language, and complete sentences.
Author Shauna Shanks felt wave after wave of discouragement, but she refused to give up on her marriage. She shares what inspired her to give herself completely in obedience to God's word. Shanks remembers the day when she gave her wedding ring back, and recalls with joy the day her husband put it back on her finger again.
Spring break 2003 couldn't have been better for college co-ed Shauna Shanks. That's when her boyfriend, Micah, proposed at the bottom of the Golden Gate bridge. They were blissfully unaware of the future challenges. After all they both loved Jesus and each other, so what could go wrong? Marriage happened, children arrived quickly, and work was hard to come by. As the years passed resentment and restlessness began to set in. Shanks tells of the shock she felt when Micah asked for a divorce ten years into the marriage.
Author Shauna Shanks never imagined her husband would ask for a divorce after ten years of marriage. But she made a decision not to give up. She also decided not to base her love on her feelings, but to love her husband based on what the Scriptures teach in 1 Corinthians 13, the love chapter. Her husband, Micah, resisted her at first. Then he admitted to having an affair. Shanks cried out to God. Find out how her perseverance and patience paid off.
Sheila Gregoire, author of "9 Thoughts That Can Change Your Marriage," reflects on her early years of marriage. After she decided to change her way of thinking, her marriage began to improve.
Author and blogger Sheila Wray Gregoire shares what she's learned about conflict resolution in over 20 years of marriage.