Paul David Tripp talks honestly about parenting children with the love, wisdom, and mercy only God can provide. Tripp reminds parents the law has no power to change the heart. Only grace can do that.
Meg Miller wasn't sure her marriage would survive after she discovered porn at home. The pain she felt after her husband's betrayal consumed her. Hear how God showed her how to better relate to her husband.
Meg Miller knew marriage was going to be hard when she first tied the knot. But she was shocked to find porn on their home computer. Miller tells what she felt after her discovery.
September McCarthy talks about the challenges and joys of motherhood. September reminds us that children are made to be received and later released.
September McCarthy's first pregnancy ended in miscarriage, and their second child also died shortly after birth. God used those transforming moments to show her the sacred in the suffering and to change her heart.
It's easy to thank God for the blessings, but thanking Him for the thorns, not so much. Author Mary Mohler gives listeners ten practical examples of how we can thank God in the midst of our pain.
Mary Mohler takes a biblical look at griping, complaining, and grumbling and identifies some gratitude robbers that may be stealing our joy.
Are you a grateful person? Author Mary Mohler reminds us gratefulness isn't an option for the Christian. We were all hopelessly lost, but God was rich in mercy and paid our sin-debt for us.
Eryn Lynum tells how the gift of a jar of 936 pennies at her son's baby dedication transformed her family's life by keep them intentionally focused on the importance of each passing day.
Eryn Lynum was given a jar of 936 pennies at her infant son's dedication. Each penny represented a week she would never get back, so she tells how she started parenting intentionally.
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.
Author and blogger Sheila Wray Gregoire shares what she's learned about conflict resolution in over 20 years of marriage.
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.